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    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

    Level of difficulty:  Intermediate 

    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

    These whimsical balloon bulbs are a gorgeous addition to you wedding or event decor.

     

    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

    What You'll Need:

    • Crafter's Closet Jute
    • Crafter's Closet Gold Craft Glitter
    • Crafter's Closet Tacky Glue
    • Crafter's Closet Premium Paint Brushes
    • Crafter's Closet Paint Mixing Palette
    • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Gun
    • Crafter's Closet Hot Glue Sticks
    • Crafter's Closet Adhesive Pearl Gems
    • Crafter's Closet Precision Scissors
    • Crafter's Closet Buttons Black and White Pack
    • Crafter's Closet Gold Metallic Paint Marker
    • Crafter's Closet Stretch Cord
    • Assorted Clear and Colored Gems
    • Light Bulbs
    • Thin Dry Erase Marker

    Let's Do This!

    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

     

    Step 1:

    1. Using a dry erase marker, draw desired pattern. Don’t be afraid to erase and re-draw in this step! Erase any lines you don’t want or need so you don’t get confused moving forward. 
    2. Carefully go over your lines with the gold metallic paint marker.
    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

     

    Step 2:

    1. Where your gold lines cross in the top row, hot glue a smaller white button. Add larger buttons to the bottom row. 
    2. Paint tacky glue over the buttons with a small paint brush. 
    3. Top with gold glitter. 
    4. Hot glue adhesive pearl in the center of each.
    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

     

    Step 3:

    1. Thread clear stretch cord through a larger white button and hot glue to top of bulb. 
    2. Wrap the edge of the button in jute and hot glue the end in place.
    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

     

    Step 4:

    1. Wrap the bottom of the light bulb in jute and secure with hot glue.
    Hot Air Balloon Bulb

     

    Step 5:

    1. Hot glue larger clear gems to accent the pearls and glitter. Add more color and details with the smaller colored gems. Take a permanent marker to any clear gems to get your perfect color!

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