She Paints The Styrofoam Black - But What She Creates With It Is Totally Adorable. Love It!
FaithTap Staff 10/18/2015
We've all seen styrofoam balls before, but on their own they don't seem to be anything very impressive. However, pair them up with beautiful flowers, pins or burlap and you've got yourself a whole new decoration for the house just in time for fall. These ideas are all extremely easy to put together and the results are beautiful.
Cover an entire styrofoam ball with push pins for a modern accent piece to place within a decorative bowl or plate.
Make adorable button acorns by following this simple tutorial. It's perfect for fall!
Have spooky ghosts set up at the entrance of your home. All you need is a black marker, styrofoam balls, cheese cloths and glue to get started.
You can also paint over styrofoam balls and add pieces of pipe cleaner along the sides to make these adorable spiders. It'd be cute to pair these spiders with the ghosts next to the front door.
No sew pumpkins
Make no sew pumpkins using cloth and styrofoam. I can't decide what type of fabric I'd like to use best for these.
Scrap paper topiary
Use pieces from an old, torn up book to create a one of a kind topiary for the living room.
Or try creating a burlap topiary by carefully folding square pieces together onto a foam ball.
Burlap and twine foam balls
If you'd like to make something besides a topiary, try these decorative balls using burlap and twine. They're great to place within a vase or lantern.
Glue candy corn onto a styrofoam ball for a festive burst of color that you'll want to eat.
If candy corn isn't your style, try hot gluing beans onto a foam ball. It'll save you money on having to buy decorative balls for the house.
Layer foam balls with duct tape for a quick topiary piece.
Or use them to place within a decorative bowl.
Add some toothpicks to a styrofoam ball and use it to hold delicious cupcakes.
Fold brightly colored tissue paper in between the cupcakes to cover up the white space of the foam ball.
Orange sliced pumpkin
Using toothpicks, attach the orange slices around the styrofoam ball. For full instructions visit here. This would be the perfect centerpiece for guests or kids.
Place flower stems around a styrofoam ball for a traditional flower centerpiece that will make any table pop.
So despite their plain appearance, styrofoam balls make it easier to bring autumn and fall into any home. Use some of these tips to save on seasonal decorations this year and really make decoration pieces stand out in your home.