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Balloon target

It’s easy to create this colourful target game with a little bit of help from Resene.

It’s easy to create this colourful target game with a little bit of help from Resene.

Resene Toys and Games with Mark Rayner - Project 32

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: 75mm strap hinges (including screws), drill with hole-cutting attachment, paintbrushes (including a small artists’ brush), tape measure, two pieces of 19mm plywood measuring 800mm x 500mm, Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Snap, Resene testpots of Resene Chaos, Resene Fizz, Resene Kermit, Resene Orang-atan and Resene Splish Splash, Resene Quick Dry, sandpaper, screwdriver.

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Dutch White.

How to play: Each player must throw a small ball through each hole in the coloured balloon. The first player to get their ball through all the colours wins.

Step 1
Step one
Carefully drill five large holes in one of the pieces of plywood, as shown. Smooth any rough edges with sandpaper.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the pieces of plywood and allow to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Apply two coats of Resene Snap to the pieces of plywood, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Join the pieces of plywood along the top edge using the hinges, spaced 50mm from each end.
Step 5
Step five
Paint one balloon with two coats of Resene Chaos and a second balloon with two coats of Resene Orang-atan, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint a third balloon with two coats of Resene Fizz, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Paint a fourth balloon with two coats of Resene Kermit, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Paint a fifth balloon with two coats of Resene Splish Splash, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

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