Making your own piñata is really fun and easy. I used an IKEA rice-paper shade as the base—they are easy to break with a stick!

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rice-paper lamp shade, I got mine at Ikea

tissue paper garlands, I got mine

hot glue gun


Candy and toy prizzes

a big stick!

  1. Start by covering the bottom hole of the lamp with a piece of cardboard. Cut it to size and hot glue in place.
  2. Start at the top and hot glue the garlands in strips around the shade. Remember, you can make patterns. Be creative.
  3. Continue all down the shade.
  4. Fill with candy and hang up.
  5. Invite your friends to smash it!


Photography by Alexandra Grablewski

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