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Hot Air Balloonist Costume

Follow these simple directions to create a Hot Air Balloonist costume.

Time: 15-30 minutes

Effort: Easy - no sewing required


  • Large plant basket
  • 6 Helium-filled balloons
  • Colorful ribbons
  • Brown tights/sweatpants
  • Small pillowcases
  • Rope
  • Poly fill
  • Duct tape

Instructions: Tie 6 helium balloons and tie with colorful ribbons. Remove bottom of large plant basket and attach suspenders to each side in order to wear over the shoulders. Fill small pillowcases with poly fill and hang them over the side, with rope. Attach balloons to the inside of basket using duct tape. Costume is very lightweight.

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