Decorations like these are simple to create and make a spooky addition to any haunted house or Halloween bash.

Updated September 20, 2018
Read step by step instructions after the video.
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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

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.)

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Step 2

Let the balloon dry overnight.

Step 3

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

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Step 4

Remove balloon opening from bottle mouth.

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Step 5

Remove balloon and tie firmly.

Step 6

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

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Step 7

Begin rotating balloon gently in your hands.

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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.

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Step 10

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

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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.

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Step 13

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

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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.

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Step 16

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

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Step 17

Drop a glow stick through the initial hole.

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