DIY Garden balls make an excellent garden art project for beginners. I'll give you some helpful tips to avoid common problems.
0:00 Getting started
0:15 Choose a base
0:43 Clean and sand surface
1:11 Paint (optional)
1:57 Flat bottom marbles
2:33 Fillers (optional)
2:56 Plan your design
3:24 Work in small sections
4:23 Allow to dry
If you need more info on creating decorative balls with flat-bottom marbles (glass gems) see: ➜https://empressofdirt.net/gardenballs/
You can use any shape you want for the base. Round options include fish bowls, vases, lamp globes, or bowling balls.
Be sure your ball is grease-free and not too slippery before starting or the glue may not stick.
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Please see the tutorial for complete instructions, safety ideas (always wear eye protection and gloves), recommended materials, and design ideas.
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