Decorative Spheres from Embroidery Hoops

DIY Home Decor | West Elm Knock Off Metallic Orb Sphere

Jennifer from Engineer Mommy has been admiring the decorative spheres that have been around the design world for some time and decided to make her own using just two embroidery hoops and a can of spray paint. Yep, it’s that simple! And these little gems are perfect for styling tables and shelves since they have […Read More]

Decorative Wood Spheres for Only $5


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


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]