Decorative Wood Spheres for Only $5

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Sawdust Girl Sandra created some large wooden spheres as a decorative accent for her home. She was inspired by iron spheres that cost from $165 to $225 per sphere. Ouch! Sandra on the other hand made two for only $5. How? She ripped thin strips from a 1×3 and then tried her hand at wood bending for the first time. Sandra says it turned out to be quite easy and saved her a truckload of cash!

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Decorative Gold Spheres from Clay

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Decorative spheres are a fun way to add interest to a bookshelf or tabletop. Shelley from Crazy Wonderful saw some from West Elm that she thought were pretty stinkin’ cool – just not at $70 for a pair! Shelley instead sculpted her own from clay and finished them in gold  just like her inspiration. I love how metallic spray paint can give an inexpensive material like clay such a beautiful, lustrous finish. You’d never know they aren’t real metal!

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Decorative Typography Spheres

A former high school English teacher, Jessica from Mad in Crafts was pretty excited to create some decorative typographic spheres with punctuation marks for her home. If semi-colons don’t give you the same thrill of excitement, maybe the price and ease of this project will. Jessica created a whole lotta spheres for only $2 using [...Read More]