Decorations like these are simple to create and make a spooky addition to any haunted house or Halloween bash.
Read step by step instructions after the video.

What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Turn bottle over. Squeeze bottle gently several times; plaster will begin filling balloon. (Not all of the plaster will make it into the balloon.)

Step 2

Let the balloon dry overnight.

Step 3

Insert balloon pump and inflate balloon; it should reach a 6- to 8-inch diameter.

Step 4

Remove balloon opening from bottle mouth.

Step 5

Remove balloon and tie firmly.

Step 6

Roll it around for about a minute, trying to evenly distribute the liquid within.

Step 7

Begin rotating balloon gently in your hands.

Step 8

Place balloon in tub of water to set so it won't dent while the plaster is drying.

Step 9

Use the utility knife to create cracks around the hole.

Step 10

Remove the balloon by lightly dragging a utility knife across the surface.

Step 11

Glue glittered spider near hole.

Step 12

An "egg" will often have a hole that can be made by tapping the egg with hard instrument. Try to find a thin shell area and continue tapping and chipping away at the fragile surface until you have an opening you like.

Step 13

Pre-inflate balloon and let air out so it stretches.

Step 14

Mix 12 ounces of plaster and 6 ounces of water in the bottle. Shake vigorously for 20 to 30 seconds.

Step 15

Stretch balloon opening over mouth of bottle.

Step 16

Set egg in small urn or other egg cup; style it with Spanish moss to create a nest.

Step 17

Drop a glow stick through the initial hole.


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