I'm cautious about posting this for a couple of reasons: A. I haven't gotten the best reviews from my family (my redneck husband specifically) and...
B. I feel like it's missing something! Do me a favor and hold your phone really far back when looking at this guide because I promise it looks better from far away!
This project cost $1 for the styrofoam ball and $1 for the skewers! I already had the paint so I think this is the cheapest Christmas tree topper I've ever had!
These were long skewers that I fluctuated cutting in half or in thirds using my husbands heavy dikes.
I tried to keep a bit of symmetry so I spaced the skewers opposite each other...
And kept working my way around....
the whole ball.
Then I started painting the sticks but quickly realized what a horrible idea it is to paint them after they are lodged in styrofoam...
Here's the part where you disregard what I said and paint your sticks BEFORE you secure them in the ball.
Once all the sticks and styrofoam are dry, paint a toilet paper roll and push it carefully into the styrofoam.
Once the paint is dry, add a few coats of Mod Podge to seal it...
Then put it on your tree so your husband, kids, or both can make fun of it!!!
So....Yay or Nay?
- Kabob Skewers
- Styrofoam Ball
- Acrylic Paint
- Mod Podge
- Toilet paper roll