Upcycled Bowling Ball Yard Art

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I made myself a little lady bug for my yard from an old, upcycled bowling ball :o)
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  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
Ugly old bowling ball that I picked up at a garage sale for .50 cents.
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
I taped it off for the face and wing areas. The two finger holes will become eyes and the thumb hole is where the antenna will go.
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
Sprayed it with flat black spray paint.
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
I used a scrap of contact paper and a scrapbooking circle punch for the spots.
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I reused the same piece of contact paper for the eyes and some white craft paint.
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
A piece of 16 guage wire bent if half and some Plaster of Paris for the antenna.
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
And some tiny wooden candle cups sprayed black on the ends of the antenna.
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling
And here's my little lady!
  • upcycled bowling ball yard art, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling

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