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« on: August 13, 2007 10:54:02 PM »

I had pictures of the creation process, but i accidentally deleted them from my phone.  The entire pinata is made out of cardboard and streamers (which, fyi, are apparently not vegan.  i didn't know this until after i had purchased them.  Embarrassed)

It's a pun!  Get it? (We live in NC)

The letters are cut out of colored duct tape.

And my darling BF attacking it blindly:



I love making pinatas for "grown-ups."  (even if they don't appreciate them as much as children.)

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2007 11:02:00 PM »

i am in love with purple shorts boy
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2007 11:07:41 PM »

i am in love with purple shorts boy

i'll take the one with his back to the camera in the bottom right  Wink

i love your pinata! question though...how are the streamers not vegan? usually streamers are just dye and paper, no?
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2007 11:53:35 PM »

Sorry to be a broken record, but I do adore the purple short boy too. And I have the same vegan question?

Also, I got the pun way too slowly. I do love it though. Did you fill it with candy or more adult things?
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2007 12:57:00 AM »

What a fun idea!

I don't get the non-vegan streamers thing, either. But, it's late so I'm sure I'm just missing something.
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2007 06:25:05 AM »

you know what, my friend told me they're not vegan, because they use gelatin to make them stiff, but i can't find anything on the internet about it now, so maybe they are.  i fancy myself pretty good with google.

i'll have to tell justin that y'all like his shorts. (:  he's a sweet kid.  and, the guy in the bottom right is the one who eventually busted the thing.

i filled the pinata with vegan candy, kazoos, slide whistles, and cheap wal-mart gold metals.  fun was had all around!  (it's amazing how many people don't know how to play the kazoo.)

oh, i made this for a music fest we had in durham, nc.  i'm making another one next week, so expect a sister thread!
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2007 08:06:48 AM »

Very cool pinata!

I found this site: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-crepe-paper.htm about crepe paper streamers, it says that the sizing "may" be gelatin, but that it can be other things, too.
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