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Some of their larger piñatas hang from the ceiling in storage. Developing them "took a lot of practice," says Andersen. "The secret is that you have to do a lot to a piñata so it breaks properly. Cardboard really strong. We did a lot for friends’ parties, which is how we figured it out, but the first time we made one, it took way too long and too many people to break it. It was trial and error." Adds Ho: "We didn’t buy a bunch of piñatas and research them, we just made what we wanted them to be."