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Decorative Thumbtack Balls

I am such a craft hoarder! My closet is full of craft supplies that I have not used. It is so hard for me to pass up ribbons, fabrics, paints, and other products when they are on sale. I usually stockpile everything and tell myself that I will make some awesome project, but it doesn’t happen. This year, I am challenging myself to use everything in my supply closet. My goal is to create more and buy less. I am going to resist shopping when I receive all those 40% and 50% off coupons from my favorite craft stores.

This new challenge inspired me to make the craft project featured below.

Supplies:

  • Styrofoam balls (I bought a bag that had multiple sizes ranging from 1.5″ – 3 “)
  • Thumbtacks (Each ball will use about 100 – 200 thumbtacks depending on the size.)

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Directions:

Place thumbtacks around styrofoam ball until it is completely covered.

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Let each thumbtack slightly overlap. Repeat steps for each styrofoam ball.

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***This next step is optional. I had some silver and white glitter left over from the holidays and decided to add some to the thumbtacks.

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The last step is to display the thumbtack balls in a glass bowl or vase.

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Pretty simple, right? It’s amazing the things you can make from cheap products found at dollar stores!

 

 

 

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Wonderful Creations Top Crafts of 2015

Thank you all for making 2015 a wonderful year. My blog has grown and reached so many readers, and I am grateful to share my creations with everyone.

 

This blog post is a list of the most popular crafts I made this year. I really do appreciate all the views, likes, and comments. Here’s to an even better 2016!

1. Glittered Leaves Door Hanger

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2. DIY Tic Tac Toe Game

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3. Vintage Love Letter Canvas

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4. Hanging Tire Planters

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5. DIY Map Crafts

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6. Painted Wall Art

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7. Yarn and Flower Wreath

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8. Sharpie Mug Flower Vase

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9. DIY Glitter Pine Cones

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10. Mickey Mouse Inspired Candy Jar

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11. Reuse Pickle Jars

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12. DIY Flower Pumpkins

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Enjoy a happy and blessed new year!