How To: Make Tiny Pinatas

If you're anything like us, just hearing the phrase "tiny pinatas" makes you squeal a little bit (if only inside your head; after all, you've got your dignity to maintain). We discovered these instructions, culled from a back issue of Martha Stewart Living and reworked, over at Not Martha, and we immediately thought of a dozen uses for them: from birthday party loot bags to covers for a string of LED fairy lights.

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All you need are tiny party balloons, laundry starch, a small paintbrush, tissue paper, and a shot glass to rest the balloon on while you work. Admittedly, the degree of precision -- not to mention patience -- required make this craft more suitable for older kids, but we think people of all sizes will be thrilled with the results.

Get the full instructions, plus tips, at Not Martha.