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DIY paper mache jack o lantern using a balloon
Inspired by vintage paper mache' lanterns
From A Field Journal Blog. ... Based on an old vintage Halloween candy holder, she used a balloon as the base, and covered it with strips of newspaper adhered with a flour and water paste. When it was dry, she sanded it, painted it with acrylics and added glittered details, a wire handle and some pom pom trim around the top.