Watch 'The Hobbit' Come to Life From 2,600 Balloons

Stephanie Haberman

Love The Lord of the Rings and balloons? Not as much as this guy does.

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This one true nerd to rule them all spent over 40 hours molding 2,600 balloons into Bag End, the home of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy and its prequel, The Hobbit.

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What we at Mashable really want to know -- did he dress up like Saruman the White while popping the balloons after he was done? We hope so, just for the giggles. We also hope he recorded it.

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