Wednesday, February 9, 2011

diy sparkle ball

WHAT YOU WILL NEED .... BOTTOM PICTURE IS HOW IT WILL TURN OUT (:
A DRILL ( YOU CAN USE A LIGHTER FOR THE HOLES I RECOMMEND A DRILL MY HUSBAND DID THIS FOR ME ! )
HOT GLUE GUN ( ALOT OF GLUE STICKS ! )
PLASTIC CUPS ( MAKE SURE THEY ARE THE 9 OZ CUPS !!!!! )
I USED TINSLE ( OPTIONAL BUT I LIKE TO HIDE AS MUCH AS THE WIRE AS I CAN AND LOOKS REALLY GLITTERY WHEN PLUGGED IN )
100 LIGHTS OR MORE ~ ANY COLOR !
CLOTHES PINS OR ANY KIND OF CLIPS YOU WILL NEED AT LEAST 20 CLIPS
TIME AND PATIENCE (:
READY TO GET STARTED ? .....

DRILL HOLES INTO BOTTOM OF CUPS BE CAREFUL THEY DO GET HOT AND DRILLS CAN BE TRICKY WITH PLASTIC IF YOU ARE NOT USE TO USEING DRILLS PLEASE GET SOMEONE TO HELP YOU ( YOU CAN ALSO USE A LIGHTER BUT WILL GIVE ROUGHER EDGES )



START OUT WITH UR 9OZ CUPS PLACE IN A CIRCLE WILL WORK AROUND AND YOU WILL GET THE SHAPE HOLES SHOULD BE FACING IN NOT OUT TOP OF THE CUP WHERE YOU WOULD DRINK OUT OF SHOULD BE ON THE OUTSIDE .... I LAY THEM ON THE FLOOR CLIP THEM TOGETHER FIRST BEFORE YOU START GLUEING MAKE SURE THEY ARE LAYING AS FLAT AS THEY CAN ON THE FLOOR !! ONCE U GET THEM FLAT AND EVEN GLUE A DOT ON THE TOP OF THE CUP AND A DAB ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH CUP CLIP BACK INTO PLACE AND LET DRY ABOUT 5 MINS !




START ON THE SECOND ROW DO THE SAME AND GLUE BOTTOM ROW WITH TOP ROW MAKE SURE YOU ARE KEEPING AS TIGHT TOGETHER AS YOU CAN ! THERE WILL BE THREE TEIRS ALL TOGETHER ! WILL LOOK LIKE A DOME

GLUE AND CLIP GLUE AND CLIP (: CAREFUL ALSO WITH THE GLUE HOT GLUE IS NOT FORGIVING ! ONCE YOUR ONE DOME IS DONE SET IT OFF TO THE SIDE SHOULD HAVE 3 LAYERS OF CUPS START THE LAST THREE LAYERS BUT DO NOT GLUE THEM ON THE DOME YET !



WORK THE LIGHTS AND TINSLE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE DOME ALOT EASIER THAN DOING IT ALL AT ONE TIME WORK ONE LAYER INTO NEXT I ADDED 2 LIGHTS PER HOLE ! WHEN U GET THE FIRST 3 LAYERS WITH TINSLE AND LIGHTS GO AHEAD AND HOT GLUE YOUR 4TH PIECE ( SHOULD BE SAME SIZE AS FIRST CIRCLE WE DID LET COOL ADD LIGHTS 5TH LAYER ADD LIGHTS LAST LAYER SHOULD HAVE 3 OR 4 CUPS MAKE SURE WE ADD ONE AT A TIME HOT GLUEING WORKING IN THE TINSLE AND LIGHTS FOR THE LAST LIGHT MAKE SURE YOUR PLUG FOR YOUR LIGHT IS OUT !!!!!!! PUT THE LAST 2 LIGHTS IN AND HOT GLUE THERE YOU GO !


THESE ARE SOO CUTE OUTSIDE IN SUMMER OR FOR CHRISTMAS OR ANY HOLIDAY OR OUTING YOU DO HAVE FUN !

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