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The Hobbit’s Bag End Interior Balloon-Twisted Into Reality

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Are you eagerly awaiting the first installment of the Hobbit movies? Maybe you are furiously searching the Internet for updates, spoilers or even leaks that will tell you just a little bit more about what the movie will be like, and all the insane special effects we are going to see in them. If you are one of the super dedicated fans of the Tolkien books, you will most certainly get a kick out of this. Imagine yourself being a huge fan and then realizing that your fandom is nothing compared to that of Jeremy Telford. This guy lives and breathes Tolkien. This mega fan has taken it upon himself to recreate Bag End entirely out of balloon-twisted walls, roof and everything else that’s in the Hobbit hole. What you are about to witness is nothing less than a geek win.

If you think blowing up one balloon is a task worthy of a 14-day vacation, you will faint after you have seen Jeremy’s breathtaking process of transforming an almost empty living room into a complete rendering of Bag End recreated entirely by balloon-twisting it into reality. It’s a task which spanned over 40 hours and took a staggering 2,600 balloons. Everything from the walls, roof, fire pit and furniture were created in order to make a realistic impression of Bag End.

In the time-lapse video created by Jeremy, you get to see the process he took to create this mind-blowing balloon-twisted fantasy Hobbit hole. It’s easy to understand the kid’s excitement once the balloon-twisted Bag End comes crumbling down. Not even the most creative jump tower could match the awesomeness of a balloon-twisted creation all bundled into one big pile of balloons. Especially when it’s free for all to smash, break and pop whatever balloons they feel like. Maybe your Hobbit cravings have been satisfied for the day, or maybe not. If not, and you haven’t seen the insane miniature Bag End Doll House by Maddie Chambers just yet, you should definitely go have a look.



Jeremy Telford’s Balloon-Twisted Bag End

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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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