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Make Magic With These DIY Concrete Dragon Eggs

Let the witching hour begin.

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Make these stunning dragon egg candle votives with a balloon! Here's how:

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Quick-set concrete


2 large containers


A few balloons

Stirring rods

Gold paint

Tea lights


# Mix 1 cup concrete with ⅓ cup water. (Add more to slow setting time)

# Place a balloon on the end of a funnel, and fill with concrete.

# Detach the balloon, and blow up a little more with a hand pump. (Do not use your mouth!)

# Tie the balloon, and let the concrete set evenly by turning the balloon slowly.

# After a few hours, cut the balloon off with a box cutter. There might be some tiny cracks, which is what you want. Carefully chip away at the cracks until you have a hole big enough for a candle.

# Pour in some more wet concrete, and rotate it to cover all the sides. Apply more until desired thickness is achieved.

# Once dry, you can paint the inside with gold or bronze paint. Paint the outside if desired.

# Place a tealight in the egg, and enjoy the fiery glow of your new candle holder eggs!

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