Saturday, 21 September 2013

DIY Confetti Dipped Balloons

DIY Confetti Dipped Balloons, Balloons, DIY

supply list
Balloons*
Gold Foil Confetti (I bought a big bag of it from the party store. You can also make your own by cutting up gold fringe curtains!)
Decoupage Glue or Mod Podge
Paint Brush or Foam Brush

*If you are filling your balloons with helium, so they float, you’ll need to make sure you do not add too much confetti to the balloons or they won’t be able to stay up! It’s best to sacrifice one balloon as a tester so you can see how much confetti it can handle. If you’re just filling these guys with air and letting them bounce around on the floor, then the more confetti the better!
To make
Take your inflated balloon and paint on the decoupage glue to the bottom of it. You need a thin but even layer. You can either paint a straight line around so you have a very defined confetti “dip” or you can make the top edge of your decoupage area rough so it looks a little less perfect. Either way, once you have your glue on there, go ahead and start dipping and sprinkling confetti on. I found the best way to do this was to hold a balloon over a large bowl of confetti and pick up a handful at a time and press it onto the balloon. Shake the balloon so all the excess confetti falls off, then let it dry.
DIY Confetti Dipped Balloons, Balloons, DIY



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