How do you make a kissing ball out of fresh flowers?

How do you make a kissing ball out of fresh flowers?


  1. Cut a piece of ribbon or twine. Thread the ribbon through two adjoining holes and tie a double knot.
  2. Have your sunflower heads ready.
  3. Dab hot glue around a whiffle ball hole and press a faux flower over the hole.
  4. Tie the ribbon the length you need to create a loop and hang where you like!

How do you make a kissing ball without Styrofoam?

Supplies for DIY Kissing Ball

  1. Large 6 inch plastic ornament. I used red but you can use and color you like.
  2. 1 yard of ribbon ¾ inch thick. Cut into two pieces.
  3. 4 faux holly sprigs.
  4. 4 faux sprigs of berries.
  5. 4 faux evergreen branches.
  6. 6 small bells.
  7. Hot glue gun and glue sticks.
  8. Thumb tack for hanging.

What can I use instead of foam balls?

Alternative to styrofoam balls: take a sheet of newspaper, roll it into a tight ball and tape it with packaging tape & spray paint white. You can buy a roll of packaging tape for $3.50 at Dollar General and make all the balls you want!!

What do you fill a pomander with?

My Favorite Pomander Herbs and Flowers

  • Lemon balm.
  • Common wormwood.
  • Jasmine.
  • Lad’s love.
  • Eucalyptus.
  • Rose.
  • Lavender.
  • Hops.

How many flowers do you use for a kissing ball?

Note: You can also use a knitting needle instead of the wooden skewer to create the holes. Next remove all the silk flowers off of the plastic stems, leaving only the flower part. You will need at least 35 flowers to cover a 4 inch ball, more if you are making a larger ball.

Do you water kissing balls?

Your kissing ball will remain fresh for several weeks if you mist it regularly with water. If it’s kept outside in cooler weather, it’ll remain green through the holidays.

Can you paint craft foam balls?

Water based paints or acrylic craft paints are the best to use on Styrofoam. Water based paints, specifically poster paints, work well with younger kids as they can get a really good and thick coverage of paint on the polystyrene shape. They will need a little longer to dry though.

What can a bride carry instead of flowers?

Mason Jar. When it comes to wedding décor, mason jars are perfect for just about everything: favors, signature drinks, centerpieces, and even an alternative to the traditional bouquet.

  • Lantern.
  • Kissing Ball.
  • Heart Balloons.
  • Hatbox.
  • Grape Bunches.
  • Fur Muff.
  • Feather Bouquet.
  • What do people throw instead of rice at weddings?

    Some weddings have used dried lavender bits instead of rice. Give them to the guests in glassine envelopes, and you’ll have a lovely, fragrant shower while you move through the tunnel of guests to the car. Other herbs and dried flowers can be substituted if you don’t prefer the lavender scent.