We all love lace doilies, but did you know that you can use your lace doilies in a DIY project that will create something beautiful to decorate any room? Follow the steps below and we guarantee you won’t regret it!
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Here are the materials you’re going to need:
- Petroleum jelly
- Elmer’s glue
- Light kit
You probably want these tools as well:
- Mixing bowl
- Paint brush
- Mixing spoon
- Measuring spoon
- Straight pin
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Step 1: Blow up the balloon to its full size.
Step 2: Cover the balloon with petroleum jelly.
Step 3: Add one bottle of Elmer’s glue to a mixing bowl.
Step 4: Add one tablespoon of flour to the bowl.
Step 5: Add two spoons of water.
Step 6: Mix, mix, and mix!
Step 7: Place the doilies on the balloon.
Step 8: Use a brush to paint glue on top of the doilies to hold them in place.
Step 9: Use more doilies to cover the rest of the balloon. Make sure there’s no space between the doilies.
Step 10: When the glue is dried, use a straight pin and pop the balloon.
Step 11: Carefully remove the balloon from the lantern.
Step 12: Add a lightbulb to the bottom of the lantern.
Congratulations, you now have a beautiful lantern to hang in your room.
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