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Project

Skeleton Skills

Glue Dots are extra-sticky and adhere to balloons’ latex surface better than double-sided tape.

Introduction

Sources

Original Glue Dots Memory Book, 3/8", $4 for 300, dickblick.com
Paper garland, 12', in White, $4, partycity.com

Materials

  • White card stock
  • Lightweight black construction paper
  • Decoupage finish & paintbrush
  • Balloon
  • Paper garland
  • Glue Dots
  • Skeleton template

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    Print templates and cut out. Trace shapes onto card stock and construction paper and cut out.

  2. Step 2

    Decoupage the face.

  3. Step 3

    Trim garland. Cut spine and limbs: We used 14 inches for spine, 16 for arms, and 19 for legs.

  4. Step 4

    Adhere spine and arms to balloon with Glue Dots. Add on legs, hands, and feet clip art with dots.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, October 2013