Make Pirate Ship balloon sculpture

Recommended tools: balloon pump, measuring tape 

1. Blow up 12PCs 12inch balloons to similar sizes, suggest around 20cm. (place a ruler or measuring tape or an object next to the balloon when blowing)

2. Tie 2 of them together to make 6 pairs.

Pick the balloon colour you like to put together,  blow them up to similar size, tie 2 balloons together to make a pair 

3. Pick 2 pairs, stack them on top of each other like a shape of cross, twist the joint to join them together to make one set, then level them. (Don't worry if they move, as long as they join together)

4. Repeat step 3, make three 12inch balloon sets.



5. Blow up 8PCs 5inch black balloons (suggest 10cm), tie 2 of them together to make 4 pairs, repeat step 3, make two 5inch sets.

6. (You will need some space in this step) Open the ribbon, place it on a flat surface, then place first 12inch balloon set on top of the ribbon. 

7. Place a 5inch set on top of the 12inch set (rotate 45 degrees), pull the ribbon around the balloon gaps up and down several times to tie them together. 


8. As the picture shows, place 12inch set and 5inch set on top, one after each other, each time rotate 45 degrees and tie, until the base is stable, pull tight and tie a knot. Base is made.


9. Blow up the number balloon, Pirate ship balloon and 2 wave balloons, if you have a name sticker stick it on the number balloon. 



10. Turn the base 90 degrees. Place the number balloon on the top, find the best position and stick it onto the base by using glue dots. 

11. Find best position then glue Pirate ship balloon onto the base, glue pirate ship balloon and number balloon together until they are balanced and stable, you may need to place multiple glue dots to make the whole display balanced. 


12. Glue 2 wave balloons onto the base to finish. You may need to place multiple glue dots to keep them stable on the balloon base.