Old-Fashioned Miniature Globes
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Old-Fashioned Miniature Globes

Have the whole world in the palm of your hand with these Old-Fashioned Miniature Globes. These decorative orbs are the perfect piece of DIY home decor for any travel fanatic. In a few simple steps, this tutorial will help you create fabulous table top decorations you can use all year round. When you're done, place them in a bowl or vase to decorate your table or shelf. These decorative balls are a great way to add an old-fashioned touch to your home.

Old World Globe Table Decorations

Materials:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam: 4″ and 3″ balls
  • Map or map-print scrapbook paper  
  • Mod Podge, matte finish
  • Textured fibers   
  • Thick, white craft glue
  • Scissors
  • Sstiff bristle paintbrush
  • Wooden skewers

Steps:

  1. Insert a wooden skewer into each ball to use as handle. Tear map or map paper into small pieces. Brush Mod Podge onto a portion of the ball, and attach paper pieces. Repeat, till the ball is covered. Let dry.
     
  2. Brush on another coat of Mod Podge and let dry.
     
  3. Squeeze a thin line of glue around each ball. Adhere fiber to glue, trim ends.

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