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This is a Pinterest DIY inspired project by max & meusing products from Gone Artsy... be sure to check out their blog for more FAB projects. Now when I first this I knew I had to do one for myself. This can be a great item to hang in the car, or the Christmas tree... the themes for this project are endless and a great craft project to do with the kids... SO AGAIN, be sure to check out max & me to learn how to create this.
I created a grid on my Silhouette CAMEO cutting machine (or you can draw out a grid on your paper and cut with your favorite scissors or rotary cutter) to cut the paper from the DoCrafts Papermania Madame Payraud Paper Pack - GA545in 2 cm x 2 cm squares... from this pack I used a total of 6- 6x6 sheets in 3 different patterns. Next taking the Bead and Gem Gripper Tool with Four Prongs - GA481... a FABULOUS tool and one of my favorite tools ever... I was so glad Deb got it in the shop... using the tool I placed the end of it onto the center of the square, brought the corners drown over the tip of it and just gave it a scrunch around the tip of the tool. Then I just added a drop of hot glue, took the "scrunched" square and placed it on the glue... HINT: I used the tip of the tool to push the square into place and hold it down till adhered to the ball... this tool was a life saver doing this project not to mention its actual use with beads and gems... I MUST HAVE!!
NOTE: once I completed gluing the individual 2 cm x 2 cm squares onto the foam ball I used the Tim Holtz Vintage Photo distressing ink all over.. I went in one direction moving around the ball... and once I completed it all over I then repeated going the opposite direction for more coverage.