1- What did you make? This bowl is built from rolled magazine strips! I used old magazines because it's a cheap, easy, and colorful material.
2- How did you make it?
I decided to build this out of sheer boredom while watching a long movie with my sister. The idea just popped into my mind! I created it by gluing small magazine rolls to a blown up balloon before popping it. My plans only varied once when I decided to tape the balloon down to keep it sturdy.
3- Where did you make it?
I made this at home. I've always enjoyed putting old magazines and newspapers to good use instead of getting rid of them, so it was a perfect project.
4- What did you learn?
I learned that some projects take a TON of patience and dedication. It was hard to keep going, especially when the paper kept falling off. I'm proud of the fact that it's so unique and that I finished it even though it was a big challenge. If I ever do this again, I'll start by taping the balloon down.
Step 1: Materials
For this project, you'll need:
Begin by taping the balloon down to a roll of masking tape. This will keep it steady and prevent it from flipping over while you're working. When I was making my bowl, I didn't tape it down beforehand, and it flipped over, which ruined some of my progress. I recommend that you start off more prepared than I was.