Recycled Magazine Ball

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam: 3" ball
  • Recycled magazines
  • Plaid Mod Podge Gloss Medium
  • Red ribbon, 8" length
  • Craft paste (Designer used Yes! Paste)

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrush or foam brush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • From recycled magazines, cut out red images or designs into 1/2" squares. (Or choose red/green, or other holiday colors, if desired.)

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, use foam brush to apply paste onto ball. Use foam brush to apply paste onto red squares. Press red squares onto ball. Smooth edges.

STEP 3

  • Continue covering ball, layering red squares. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Use paintbrush to apply gloss medium onto all areas of ball. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • For hanger, measure and cut 8" length of ribbon. Use scissors end to poke hole in ball; glue ribbon ends into hole. Tie ribbon bow, if desired. Let dry.
by Kathleen George for The Dow Chemical Co.
Recycled Magazine Ball
Recycled Magazine Ball