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World Bowl Decoupage Idea

Transform a boring, old globe into a brand new bowl with this how to decoupage tutorial

World Bowl Decoupage Idea
World Bowl Decoupage Idea
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Adding a globe to your home décor is a great way to remind yourself of wanderlust and celebrate your love of the travel. The problem with these cheap décor pieces is that they take up a lot of space and are not entirely practical. Globes are great for kids, but decorating your all-adult home with one might just look like clutter. This is why you are going to love the World Bowl Decoupage Idea. This how to decoupage a bowl tutorial allows you to put the whole wide world in your home in a practical way. Fill this Collage Pauged cutie with snacks at your next party or add it to your entry way to keep keys and other knick knacks in a convenient spot.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueGreen Crafting

Easy

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Collage Pauge® Instant Decoupage™
  • Globe
  • Craft knife
  • Foam brush
  • Silver tissue paper

Instructions

  1. Using craft knife, carefully divide globe in half at equator.

  2. Create hole in northern hemisphere top at 30-degree line.

  3. Place southern hemisphere equator side down on table, place southern hemisphere atop matching up the hole with 30-degree line on uncut piece. Apply Max Tacky inside hole along cut edge to affix both halves back together. Let dry completely.

  4. Flip bowl right side up. Rip or cut pieces of silver tissue paper into approximately 3” x 4” pieces. Apply inside bowl using Collage Pauge and foam brush. Layers as needed to cover inside of globe completely. Apply a top coat of Collage Pauge. Let dry.

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This is a clever way to up cycle an old globe that is no longer accurate but still in decent shape! I am wondering if the finish used on this project is food safe... But it would be easy enough to insert a glass or plastic bowl inside, or even just wax paper or plastic bagel to hold the food and still keep,the great effect! Alternatively, you could put a plant inside or even a bowl of flowers! Great idea, thanks for sharing!

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