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How do I make the spheres?
Step 1: Glue cups to each other at the base. (Keep rims and bottoms level.)
Step 2: Continue gluing cups to each other until sphere is complete.
Created by Dane Holweger
12/30/2011 at 09:16 AM in TRY THIS! - FEATURED IN CATALOG | Permalink
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This is beautiful Where do you find the small colored cups? I volunter at the local nursing home and would love to do this.
Joy Compton |
01/06/2012 at 10:18 PM
You can find them on Amazon! :)
01/07/2012 at 11:07 AM
Here is an even better deal on the cups... www.hurricaneshooters.com
01/07/2012 at 11:36 AM
Thank you for the information
Joy Compton |
01/09/2012 at 11:32 AM
Are those muffin tins on the wall? So creative!
03/23/2012 at 04:37 PM
Yes those are muffin tins, check out this tutorial of how we made the muffin tin wall art here: http://blog.landofnod.com/honest-to-nod/2011/08/try-this-muffin-tin-wall-d%C3%A9cor.html
Katie @ Nod |
03/26/2012 at 09:16 AM
That is really pretty and fun! How many cups did you need to make the sphere? Did you use 2oz or 1oz cups? From what I can see online, it looks like the cups are sold by the case so size makes a big difference in the price point. Thanks!
03/26/2012 at 10:48 AM
It would be very cool to add a string of battery operated led lights inside the ball. They emit very little heat, so it wouldn't be an issue with melting the plastic or glue. Thanks for the great idea!
06/11/2012 at 04:21 PM
I found the colored shot glass cups at the dollar store (24 of one color) - they had pink, green, orange, and blue
Michelle Brown |
06/21/2012 at 01:24 PM
Thanks for showing us how to do this. Very clever!
07/05/2012 at 10:37 AM
Hi! How cool idea! Could you tell how many cups needed to make the whole ball? I'm from the UK and found these: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-PACK-60-NEON-COLOURED-PLASTIC-SHOT-GLASSES-IDEAL-FOR-ANY-PARTY-2-fl-oz-GLASS-/110900859585?pt=UK_Home_Garden_Celebrations_Occasions_ET&hash=item19d234d2c1#ht_500wt_1287 Do you think they will be okay? Thanks, Helga
07/06/2012 at 11:18 AM
How many glasses do I need? Great idea! :D
07/08/2012 at 06:38 PM
Do you sell the print pictured on the wall?
Gail Heppner |
08/17/2013 at 10:44 PM
Hi Gail, we sure do - you can find it here: http://www.landofnod.com/theyre-heeere-outer-space-wall-art/f4899
08/19/2013 at 11:49 AM
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