How To Make A Crystal Ball From Two Dollar Tree Items

2 Materials
$2
10 Minutes
Easy

I've always wanted a crystal ball for my Halloween decor, and so when I came across these cute glasses at Dollar Tree, I needed to bring them home! I also picked up these glow balls, they are perfect for the crystal ball. Here's what I did-


The challenge was to remove the cup from the fingers/hand without breaking the fingers at all. I used my nips and went around the rim of the plastic cup.

See here how I cut slices through the plastic going all around the glass. (about an inch to an inch and a half)

Then I just cracked them off one by one, really carefully. Watch out not to break the fingers! It was easier than I thought it would be. 😊

How awesome does it look now? It's just perfect and ready for the ball to be placed in. All I had to do is remove the stickers from the ball and the base of the stemware.

There you go, it's good to go! I love the magical and spooky look. Once it lights up, it looks great.

It looks spooky with my Halloween decor and only cost $2 to make! See more fun projects at Gilbert Marketplace

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  • SoUncool SoUncool on Oct 25, 2019

    Where did you get the glow ball?

  • Kathy Wheeler Kathy Wheeler on Oct 25, 2019

    How do you keep the glow ball glowing? Doesn't it take impact on the ball to make it glow? Cute idea by the way!

  • Susie Susie on Oct 25, 2019
    How did you make the fingers?

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