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It's a Jedi's Party, Who Could Ask For More?
My husband and I threw a birthday party for our son who's turning 5. He just adores Star Wars so of course I had to make a Death Star pinata and paint a broom handle to look like a lightsaber for the kids to whack at it with. (I actually thought it was an original idea for about a day until my husband Googled it and found a dozen sites or more about how to do it.) Mine came out great and it was so fun watching the kids go to town on it.

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lightsaber broom handle

I cut the end of a wooden rake handle, sanded the rough edges, a little gesso, and some colorful paints and you have a $6 wooden version of Luke's lightsaber.
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elle_wolf From: elle_wolf Date: October 2nd, 2011 10:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
Eh, original idea or not, that's still an awesome thing to do!
And now you have a wooden lightsaber as a keepsake too. :)
jedimika From: jedimika Date: October 3rd, 2011 03:33 am (UTC) (Link)
Nicely done!
anjea From: anjea Date: October 3rd, 2011 04:19 am (UTC) (Link)
From: kaithriona Date: October 3rd, 2011 02:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
You did a fantastic job on that pinata. I tried once to make it and failed miserably. Clever idea on the lightsaber and it's well done, too.
nwc_orca From: nwc_orca Date: October 3rd, 2011 02:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
It turned out great! Nice job!!
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