Pretty Potted Styrofoam Flower Balls

Pretty Potted Styrofoam Flower Balls
Pretty Potted Styrofoam Flower Balls
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These Pretty Potted Styrofoam Flower Balls are an easy and beautiful craft that you can use to decorate your home. If flowers aren't exactly your thing, these styrofoam ball flowers are the way to go. They're painted using vibrant and rich colors that give them just a little bit of whimsy for any room in your house or apartment! Luckily, these flower decorations don't require any extra care, but they'll still brighten up your space just like real flowers. If you're tired of the same old decorative craft ideas, this project will completely shake up your expectations!


Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsNature Material, Paint, Styrofoam

Primary TechniquePainting


Materials List

  • Apple Barrel ® Gloss™ - Pumpkin Orange, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Gloss™ - Light Blue, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Antique White, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Sandstone, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Apricot, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Aquamarine, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caterpillar, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Khaki, 2 oz.
  • Styrofoam balls – four 1 ½”- three 1”- one 3” cut in half
  • Found branches
  • Clay pot 3” x 3 ½” 
  • Glue
  • Moss
  • Foam Spouncer® ¾”
  • Flat brush ½”


  1. Paint clay pot with Pumpkin Orange.

  2. Apply one each of the remaining paint colors to Styrofoam balls with Spouncer. Let dry.

  3.   Glue Styrofoam half ball inside pot.

  4.  Insert branches into painted balls and then into pot with glue.

  5. Top with moss to finish.

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These are so fun and whimsical! They remind me of something out of a Dr. Seuss book. Very cute decor idea for a kid's room!


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