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Miniature balloon projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas

 

Birthday, circus, parties, carnivals- all have balloons

 

Balloon carnivals


 

Links to miniature projects

PUMP and pump
Citron's balloon
Rainbow Birthday Cake - 1/12th Scale Dollhouse Miniature

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  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

 

Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on balloons or categories/labels about them in blogs

 

Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to balloons.

 

Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making balloon projects.

Balloons

 

Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for balloons in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.

Balloon Animal Giraffe - by Alice Zinn

 

Books

  • Books about miniature balloon projects (also books with chapters about them)

 

Instructions for miniatures

 

Miniature printables

 

Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with balloon projects

 

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to balloons

 

Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to balloons

Balloons in 1:48 scale - polymer clay, by Anna-Carin

Balloon Animals - from Creative Paperclay

Balloon using RL Balloon - in French, but good pics

Hot Air Balloons from light bulbs - from Journey through style

 

Videos

  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

 

Research/ Inspiration

 

 

Tips/Hints

  • To make a balloon, use plastic grapes. Painted with glass stain they appear very realistic. Pull them off of their stems, push your covered wire in the holes, cover the grapes with balloon material, tie it with string.
  • You can also use a water balloon as they are smaller than the normal balloons. Put e.g. a bead inside to get the right shape.
  • Use tiny polystyrene balls, wrap and tie either pieces of balloon around them or material. Then glue florists wire into the ball.
  • Make balloons by using the plastic cake top decoration balloons, then shave off the seam lines with a razor and take out the wire. Take a real balloon cut it into the proper size and pull it very tightly over top of the plastic on. Pull it so it is transparent. Then wrap the ends at the bottom with a piece of very thin paper wrapped florist wire.

 

Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages

 Travel Balloons

  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject

 

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