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Paper Vases

Contributed by- Manju Sriram , Bangalore , India
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Items Required:

Any waste paper like newspaper

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1 paper

or old used note book pages

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about 20 to 30 pages

Medium sized Balloon

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1 no.

White Glue

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10gms


Method:

Blow the balloon to the size of a muskmelon. Tear the pages into strips of 2inches in width and about 8-10 inches in length. Mix the glue with 3tbsp of water and keep it in a bowl. Now dip each strip of paper in glue and spread it over the bottom part of the balloon, keep placing one strip over another to form the shape of a bowl or vase. Keep it in the sun to dry for 24hrs; break the balloon and there u have a nice shaped paper bowl/vase. Cut the edges of the bowl paint and decorate it to your style. You use it to keep dry flowers or even fruits if it is a big bowl.  Alter the size of your bowl according to the size of the balloon.

 

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2 Comments


SUPRIYA.SIVARAJAN, PALAKKAD,KERALA.
July 28, 2010
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Thank u, good craft for summer camps
 
manju, Delhi - patpargang
July 8, 2010
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Great idea but also give idea to decorate the vase