I wanted to do one of these for every table, but I ran out of time, and honestly, I didn’t want to put that much money into centerpieces that were going to be thrown away. So I only did one for the cake table. It was super cute!
- Hot glue gun
- 2 medium sized Styrofoam balls
- 1 large half ball
- Adhesive spray
- black glitter
- black paint (I used spray paint left over from our Minnie Mouse Car project)
I took my half ball and attempted to hot glue the small balls on top. That was a big fail. No matter how much hot glue I put, it wouldn’t hold. So then I realized that duh, I could use toothpicks! So I put a dab of hot glue on the small ball and stuck a tooth pick through it, then did the same to the large half ball and stuck the small ball with toothpick onto it.
I then took it outside and spray painted it. I did this in 20 degree weather at like 7:00 AM before Elise woke up, so it took FOREVER to dry. I ended up putting two coats of paint on it. I used Rustoleum black gloss spray paint left over from our minnie mouse car project.
After it was good and dried, I sprayed it with adhesive spray and covered it in black glitter.
Finally, we put a red and white polka dot bow on, to give it that Minnie Mouse touch!
I don’t have our birthday photos back yet from the photographer to show it on the cake table, but when I get them back, I will be sure to share!
Sidenote: If you are going to use these as centerpieces where people might be touching them or they might accidentally get moved, I would definitely spray them to seal them, because the glitter would be EVERYWHERE if you didn’t!
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