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Make your own hot air balloon photo mobile (VIDEO)

Your memories will never float away when you display them on this fun baby mobile (WATCH)

Mobiles are a fun and unexpected way to display photos in a baby's room.

This hot air balloon photo mobile is super easy to put together. Just watch the video, and then follow the instructions below.

DIY photo mobile



  1. Cut 2 pieces of fishing line that are 2 inches long.
  2. Tie the ends of these pieces to the inner hoop at 4 places that are equally spaced, crossing the strings.
  3. Trace the hot air balloon template on the pieces of scrapbook paper. You'll need to trace it twice to make 1 balloon, so plan accordingly, and trace as many as you'll want.
  4. Cut out the balloons, and cut center slits as indicated by the template, then put 2 balloons together to make 1 3-D balloon. Continue with the rest of your paper balloons.
  5. Punch a hole into the top of each finished hot air balloon.
  6. Cut 6 (18-inch) pieces of fishing line.
  7. Tie the fishing line to each hot air balloon.
  8. Tie the hot air balloons at different lengths to the inner hoop.
  9. Take photos with your Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera.
  10. Glue pictures to the filament at varying places.
  11. Glue a second picture to the back of each picture already on the filament.
  12. Hang your mobile.

This post was sponsored by Fujifilm.

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