D.I.Y. Confetti Balloons 🎆

🎇  Confetti balloons anyone? 🎇

They are fun to make, and even more fun to pop!   As the clock strikes midnight this New Years Eve, bask in the confetti magic and enjoy the the new year! 

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Yes, You Too Can Make a Magic Mirror—Cheaply

Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a two-way mirror, and only the text will shine through.

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Photography by Sam Kaplan (Top) and Lydia Chain (bottom)


  • Time: 2 hours
  • Cost: $30
  • Difficulty: Easy to medium


  • Android smartphone or tablet
  • Acrylic two-way mirror
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Black construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Double-sided adhesive strips
  • Drill
  • Hooks or nails