Halloween String Ornaments

Happy Sunday guys!

Since there is about 5 weeks until Halloween I thought it would be fun to do Halloween D.I.Y’s every Sunday until the big day itself. Every where I seem to look nowadays I see these D.I.Y. string ball decorations, whether they are made to become fairy lights or snowmen, I thought that we might as well make some Halloween ones. They look super easy on all of the different videos that I’ve watched up to now so lets give it a try….

What we need

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  • Balloons
  • PVA Glue
  • String
  • Bowl
  • Sharpie
  • Paper (or black felt)
  1. Blow up balloon(s) until you have the desired amount at the size you want.

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2)  In your bowl, pour out some PVA.

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3) Now this is where things get messy. You take your string and pull it through the glue and wrap it around your balloon.

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4) Just wrap until your happy with it.

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5) Then leave it to dry. I left mine over night but apparently you can use a hairdryer.

6) Now once the string has dried, you need to pop the balloon, my string sank a little when the balloon deflated, but it moved back to place without much problem.

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7) Now this is where you start to decorate it, you can spray paint or paint it, or just stick faces/creatures whatever you like to them. For the face and spider, I used a piece of paper and coloured in my shapes with a black Sharpie and cut around them.

 

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Spiders look cool with these as the extra PVA that is left on the strings add more to the web/ cobweb look.

8) now tie some more string to the balls and hang them wherever you like.

Just as an after thought, a glowstick in the balls would look really good for a party as the face or animal will stand out even more.

Enjoy this super easy Halloween project,

Love,

Kathleen xox

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