Sugar Skull Piñata Tutorial – (No Balloon!)



Click here if you can’t see the video above!

How to make a sugar skull piñata by

I’m sooooo excited to share this project with you!

I’ve been making piñatas for a while now and hate, hate, hate the balloon method. I don’t feel like I can manipulate the shape to the best of my ability. It finally dawned on me to come up with a variation.

I vowed to change the world of piñata making!

After a bit of tinkering, I found the PERFECT balloon alternative. Collective deep sigh of relief, I know!

Here are my three piñatas, all ruffled up with party streamer. You can see the technique I used in the video tutorial.

 Here is the pink chica. She has that cha-cha vibe going on!
Peace, love, and glitter!
Kathy :-)

Kathy Cano-Murillo

Kathy Cano-Murillo

Kathy Cano-Murillo is an Author and artist, founder of

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  1. Abby Davis
    Abby Davis 26 October, 2012, 12:55

    Genius! I’ll have to try this for my daughter’s next birthday party. We always do a pinata, but we haven’t been able to find or make a good one yet.

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  2. Jessi
    Jessi 16 September, 2015, 08:34

    These are beautiful!! The video tutorial link doesn’t seem to link to a video. Can you please direct me to that tutorial? Thanks so much!

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