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Ball Pit Balcony

Everything to do with the 4’x8′ FIVE THOUSAND ball play pit on my balcony.

  • This Cat Loves Its Ballpit

    A friend sent me a link to a post on dose.com about a cat whose owner built him a BALLPIT. I’ve been a long-time owner of a ballpit on my balcony but never tried to put my cat Lt. Starbuck in it. After seeing the video below though, I may just let her give it…

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  • More Ball-Pit Fun!

    More Ball-Pit Fun!

    I added some more photos of my friends and I partying in the ballpit on my balcony. I also even found a Video!

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  • So I Packed Up The Ball-pit for the Winter

    So I Packed Up The Ball-pit for the Winter

    Finally got the ball pit put away today. I wanted to get that wrapped up before the end of the year, so I made sure all 5,000 balls got put away before people start showing up tonight. I had originally planned on just putting then in garbage bags, but then I realized what I nightmare…

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  • Ball Pit featured on Apartment Therapy.com

    Yup, got an email earlier this week from the wonderful folks at http://www.apartmenttherapy.com saying that they were going to point an article about my balcony, and now here it is – how cool is that!? It’s funny… even though I was the one who sent out the emails to a couple of my favorite how-to sites, I…

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  • Ball Pit featured on Instructables.com!

    My project partner Oksana suggested that I post my ball pit step-by-step on Instructables.com. So I did that this morning and discovered when I got home in the evening that they had featured it on their homepage. How cool is that?! Once I we do a successful balloon launch I’ll do one for that too!…

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  • How To Build A Ball Pit – ON YOUR BALCONY

    How To Build A Ball Pit – ON YOUR BALCONY

    A lot of people have asked me “Why would you, as an adult, want to own a ball pit?” And the answer every time is “because of this xkcd comic.” There’s something about a ball pit that just screams PURE FUN. You cant sit in a ball pit and not smile. It’s like you turn to jello…

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  • More Balls Than Ever!

    Alicia found someone on Craigslist that was selling their ballpit balls for $25 per garbage bag full. I called her up and offered to take them all if she would deliver them. A bit of easy negotiation and $180 later and we were dumping over 2000 more balls into the ballpit. That puts us well…

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  • We Now Have A Ball Pit On Our Balcony

    Woke up a little hung over (as usual) and got straight into the WNtStG website. Then Alicia suggested that we get some brunch and finish the ballpit. These things simply took higher priority over the website. After stuffing ourselves with food we headed up to Walmart to get the rest of the supplies for the…

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  • Got Wood? For A Ballpit?

    Today we picked up all the wood we will need to build the ballpit. The wood came to about $200, and we had to lie to the cabby about how long some of the pieces were, but man was this going to be an amazing ballpit. We built the ballpit frame in about an hour.…

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  • Ballpit Balls Secured

    Rented a cube van today to pick up my new living room furniture and the balls for the ballpit. The couches were easy, but I had a bit of trouble getting the six giant cubes containing 500 balls each into the van around the two pieces of couch. Thankfully, years of competitive Tetris with my…

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