12 Days of Christmas – Day 5 – DIY Christmas Bauble

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You may already have your Christmas tree decorated but where is the harm in adding another decoration? This is a super easy (and a little bit messy) craft for children to do.

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What you’ll need for this DIY are some balloons, some PVA glue, a container, some paper clips and some thread (yarn or something more sturdy might be a bit better but thread was all I had)

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Start by pouring the PVA glue into the container. It doesn’t take a lot so only pour in enough to cover the bottom of the container.

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Blow up the balloon to the size you want the bauble to be then tie it off. Cut off some thread, about 25 inches.

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Dip all the thread into the glue and then begin to take it out, wiping off the excess and then wrapping it tightly around the balloon.

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Once you are done, hang them somewhere using the paper clips to dry overnight.

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When they are completely dry, take a bobby pin and go under the thread and carefully detach it from the balloon.

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Pop the balloon and take it out. Loop the paper clip through one of the threads in order to hang it somewhere.

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Colour scheme the bauble to your house or give them as unique presents. Warning: These baubles will not last in a box until next year, they are not sturdy enough but they will last the festive season. You could make it into a yearly tradition to make them to compensate!

Dazed&Beautiful x

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