Garden globes are fabulous attractions. Most of the diy garden globes are done using old bowling balls. The old fixture globes can be easily used as surfaces to shine. There is plethora of ways right from spraying paint to gluing on baubles.
One such is the Mosaic garden globes or balls that are the best diy garden globes. The mosaic garden ball covers different styled balls and requires one common element, a detailed mosaic look. The mosaic design offers a unique look and needs multicolored marbles in abundance. This is not only eye-catching, but is also a whimsical design evoking playful sense. The mosaic garden balls feature intricate designs. These mosaic garden globes are done using mirrored and colored pieces for crafting. You may add to the ball surface beautiful designs.
Using the same old bowling balls you can add some metallic spray and conceal the stunning gazing ball. It involves a minimum fuss as diy garden globes, but if you spray pain in your desired color, it is sure to be the finest garden addition. Once the spray color is done stick mirror to perfection and see different colors shining with sunlight, adding beauty to your surroundings.
- Materials required are bowling ball, an epoxy adhesive, sand paper, chalk, string to the balls width and decorative embellishments. This may be glass beads, ceramic tile, mirrors, and metal washers to marbles.
- For any type of diy garden glues, start by preparing gluing surfaces, sand and remove dust, wipe it clean. Consider the widest point on the ball and place the rubber band and mark the center using the chalk.
- Wrap the string along the chalk line around the bowling ball. Cut the string as the ends meet.
- Lay the string in a line, place embellishments alongside. Use generous adhesive and apply embellishments. If they are heavy pieces, temporarily secure with a tape.
Clean excess adhesive and allow it to dry completely before you expose it outside.