Victorian Christmas Balls
1 6" ball of Styrofoam
2 8" gift cake doilies
red velvet ribbon
a few red, green,&
small straight pins(one
for each sequin)
Make a 1" cut into every 2" around doily so it will
the shape of the styrofoam ball when you paste
Brush top half of ball with glue.
of the doily over top of ball, using a damp sponge to press
so the doily goes on nice and smooth.
Repeat on bottom
half of the ball.
When doilies are secure, roll ball on waxed
paper, applying pressure
so the doily presses into ball and
looks like metal filigree.
Decorate with some sequins, holding
each one in place with a small straight pin.
Glue velvet ribbon
around the middle of the ball where the doilies join..
velvet bow to top, adding extra ribbon if you want to hang
Balls also make pretty tree ornaments.