Simply fill water balloons with water, add a few drops of food coloring, tie off the ends, and freeze them overnight in the snow.
Once frozen, use a pair of scissors to cut the balloon off. Line your cabin walkway with the colorful crystalline orbs, or place them around the entry for a fun conversation piece. The little bursts of color will really stand out against the white snow.
Vanessa Felie, a blogger from Granby, Conn., also offered these helpful tips:
- If possible, carry filled balloons outside before adding food coloring to avoid making a mess indoors.
- Watch for leaks, as food coloring shooting out of a tiny hole in a balloon can stain wall paint, tiles and clothes.
- Wear gloves to protect your hands from the food coloring. Black gloves are perfect because they won’t show stains!
- If you don’t get snow or freezing temps at your cabin, use the freezer instead.
For more artsy activities, check out Vanessa’s blog at www.queenvanna.wordpress.com.
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