Burlap and Twine Wrapped Foam Balls

Well hello again! I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve posted anything due to my time at the Snap Conference. But now I’m back and completely recharged and ready to show you guys some fun new projects, like this one… Burlap and Twine Wrapped Foam Balls!

burlap and twine wrapped foam ballsIn my swag bag from Snap I received a multi-pack of foam balls and knew exactly what I wanted to make as soon as I spotted them. I grabbed the rest of my supplies:

  • Burlap (I used two different colors)
  • Twine
  • Greenery pins
  • Scissors
  • Wire basket (I found mine from Micheal’s)

burlap and twine wrapped ballsThe burlap I had on-hand was about 3 inches wide. Since this project is easier to complete with thinner pieces, I trimmed the burlap in half with a pair of scissors.

burlap and twine balls

burlap twine wrapped styrofoam ballsThen I wrapped the burlap around the foam balls and pinned in place with a greenery pin. I added a little bit of twine for some extra texture. I varied how much twine I wrapped around each ball, and then did some mini balls wrapped only in twine. And here’s the final result…

burlap and twine wrapped styrofoam balls

burlap twine wrapped balls from how to nest for less

twine and burlap balls

twine and burlap wrapped ballsSeriously… EASIEST. PROJECT. EVER.

burlap and twine wrapped foam ballsLater this week I’ll be sharing some little tidbits of my Snap Conference experience.
Stay tuned!


St. Patrick’s Day Kissing Balls

Back in early January I shared my pink flowered Kissing Balls that I like to keep on my mantel throughout the year. Well the Irish in me wanted to create something similar for the upcoming holiday, so here’s my St. Patrick’s Day Kissing Balls.

st patricks day kissing ballsI gathered my supplies:

  • Fake bouquets of flowers from the Dollar Tree (10 total)
  • Two styrofoam balls
  • Scissors or wire cutters

st pattys day kissing ballsI trimmed each flower down to about a 3 inch stem. Then just start filling in the styrofoam balls with the flowers. Stick the stem straight into the foam balls and space them out a bit to let the petals and leaves hide the gaps.And that’s it!

st patricks day kissing balls

st patricks day kissing balls craftCheap and easy décor for the holiday season.
And it seems to go perfectly with the theme “Kiss Me, I’m Irish”

st patricks day kissing balls


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