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Topic: I need to make a puffer fish lantern  (Read 4990 times)
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« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2012 11:57:13 AM »

I did it   Grin  Grin Thankyou all for your suggestions!

I paper mached over a balloon, used veneer for the collar, glass beads for eyes and layered tissue paper for fins and tail. There's a little LED torch inside.
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« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2012 01:51:33 PM »

So cute!  I'm glad it worked out for you Grin
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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2013 06:56:59 PM »

wow, they've gotten expensive!  Use to be, you could buy them cheaply.
I would go with white glue and fine, thin paper over a balloon.  making the spines would be fun; maybe form a little papier mache over toothpicks.

I found some great pix at http://www.swankpad.org/puffer/
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