Kara's Party Ideas DIY Tutorial: Make Your Own Bubble Gum Machine! | Kara's Party Ideas


Today I am FINALLY posting my tutorial on how to
make your own gumball machine!
These go with the Gumball Party I styled for HGTV here.
Photo’s taken by Lyndsey Fagerlund.
It really is quite simple…

You will need:
1 terra cotta pot {with saucer base}
1 wooden ball {found at craft store}
1 wooden doll pin stand {found at craft store}
1 tube of E600 glue OR hot glue {& glue gun}
1 round bubble bowl {you can find these at Walmart}
1 can of spray paint
STEP ONE: Paint your terra cotta pot & base, your round wooden ball and your doll pin stand with the spray paint and let dry.
STEP TWO: Place terra cotta pot upside down and apply glue to the bottom. Then attach the round bubble bowl to resemble a gumball machine.
STEP THREE: Turn the terra cotta saucer base upside down and glue the round wooden head bead to the center top and let dry.
STEP FOUR: Attach the wooden doll pin stand to the front of the terra cotta pot to resemble an opening.
STEP FIVE: Place the terra cotta saucer on top of the bubble bowl {it will act as a lid, coming on and off} and…
These would also make fun cookie jars!
Again, to see the rest of this Bubble Gum Party go here!


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  1. […] Fonte: http://www.karaspartyideas.com/2011/05/diy-tutorial-make-your-own-bubble-gum.html […]

  2. ivy

    Very cute what size pot and glass bowl was used.

  3. […] Imágenes: www.karaspartyideas.com, www.flickr.com […]

  4. Jodi Miranda

    I can’t get the spray paint to stick to the pot, no idea why

  5. Sue G

    I love the gumball machine. Can’t wait to try it!

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