Valentine's Day Rose Kissing Ball and Other Crafts

This weekend I had some time to work on a couple of crafts that I have been waiting to do for a couple of weeks.
For my first project, you will need a lot of these:


One of these (I used a 5" which ended up being WAY bigger than I thought!):


And the infamous this:


I hot glued the roses onto the Styrofoam ball...the base really helps in the beginning.


Keep on going around...


Add some ribbon to hang it from...


And if you are like me, you will get almost done and run out of flowers! Run to the nearest Michael's...don't forget a coupon. It came out about triple the size I intended it to be...but it is beautiful...I think I will buy some smaller Styrofoam balls for a smaller version that doesn't use all my roses!
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Helllllo gorgeous!

You may have seen these at the Dollar Tree...I altered it a bit...


I wasn't a big fan of the frame, so I took it out and added some ribbon for an inexpensive but lovely vday piece...


I finally got some chalkboard spray paint and went to town. I found this heart piece at Michael's for under a dollar and made it fantastic!


The Dollar Tree also has little wooden signs (left) that I grabbed...plus an old frame I painted white, added ribbon, and then spray painted the glass with chalkboard paint. Glass is a little trickier because the chalkboard paint scratches off easily...but for more decorative purposes it works pretty well. :)


And then this was just too cute to not show...thrift store find+ribbon=favorite!


I had fun...and more to come...I have a few little things still drying from spray paint outside...Hope you all had a great weekend!

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29 comments:

  1. Why do I come here?? It makes me so jealous!!!!!!!!!! LOL Great job on the hanging rose ball. :)

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  2. oh wow, the hanging roses turned out so well! wow! I can't wait to try this. i've got some chalkboard projects on my list of things to do as well. might to have get busy on that now! :)

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  3. im definitely making that rose kissing ball this weekend!

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  4. Oh my word! That ginormous kissing ball is freakin awesome! I have been dying to make one of those for a while, but didn't want to spend a fortune on roses. Thanks for the mini toot. I am definitely going to splurge on the roses now. And that thrift store heart.... PRECIOUS! I had a crafty weekend too. I now feel complete...it had been way too long since I crafted.

    Luv ~ Amanda

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  5. So many great projects!!! Love the kissing ball! It turned out amazing! I also love the chalkboard signs. I will totally have to stop by Dollar Tree next time I'm in the city. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. OH you are so crafty, I love it! I just posted a pic of my kissing balls, they were from my wedding! they're still in pretty good shape but they used to have sheer red ribbon going throughout the red roses! I love your ideas

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  7. I really like the rose ball...thanks for the tip about getting a smaller ball!

    I like the chalkboard paint heart too!

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  8. Ack! That ball is GORG!! I love it! I may have to try this...hmmm..Love it!!

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  9. I just do love that kissing ball. I've always wanted to do one. Yours is so pretty! I was using my chalkboard paint today. Whoever invented that stuff is amazing! Loved seeing all your projects! You are always so busy. :)

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  10. I love them all. Need them all. Want them all. Might have to see if I have the patience needed to make that rose thingy. Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing how to do that. I'm not really crafty, but you make me want to try.

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  11. I just love that rose kissing ball. Wouldn't it be romantic hung in a bedroom for an anniversary or a newly wed couple? Love it!

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  12. That rose ball is gorgeous. I bet you could make this with fresh roses too. That would smell wonderful.

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  13. Very sweet redos! I love a thrifty chick. cherry

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  14. Awesome ideas! I, FINALLY, posted about your giveaway on my blog & linked to you. I am lovin' those chalkeboards. I think I'm gonna' have to see what I have around here that I can chalkboard paint :)

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  15. Cute! I love all of those things! I'm gonna have to check out the giveaway...your blog is amazing!

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  16. Ashely, you are so clever. You always have great ideas and inspiration!! I have yet to buy chalk board spray paint, but it looks fun. You've given my more Ideas and I'm going to try and get them in place on Thursday, my day off from work. Everythings perfect.. have a great day!

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  17. I just love the kissing ball. So sweet! You have great ideas. Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring us. Hugs, Bobbi Jo

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  18. I saw that little red heart at Michaels too and thought, "meh." You made it much cuter!

    I seriously need to buy some chalkboard paint.

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  19. Oh I can't see the pic of the rose ball.
    Waa!

    Everything else is just too cha cha for words!

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  20. You are so flippin creative, I love it! Love those little chalkboards.

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  21. Love the ideas! I was just looking for ideas this weekend to do for their teachers. I hear the wheels spinning in my head!

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  22. I absolutely LOVE the rose ball!! I totally want to go out and buy the supplies to make it today! Thanks for all the great ideas!!

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  23. I love your rose ball! What a great idea for Valentines day. You looked like you had a ton of fun!

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  24. I would have glued my hand to that rose ball! It looks wonderful!

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  25. Love these ideas!!! I hopped over from Tip Junkie BTW. :)

    Heather
    The Gift Closet
    www.thegiftcloset.blogspot.com

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  26. I love this hanging rose ball! Way pretty :)

    I am now a follower ;) yay! I saw you featured on Tip Junkie.

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas!!!

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  27. The kissing ball is GORGEIOUS!!! LOVE IT! I'll have to give that a try.

    I have GOT to get my hands on some chalkboard paint too! LOVE IT! TOO CUTE!!!

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  28. Too cute for words! I put a picture of your kissing ball with link to bring any readers back here to see how you did it on my blog. www.flutterbysandfrogs.com, feel free to stop by to see proper credit was given for your hard work :) Thanks so much for sharing!

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  29. I just adore that chalkboard heart! You're very creative. That's one gift I'd love get because it will actually be put to use. Thank you!

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