How to make moss balls with Styrofoam

Versatile pieces make for the best decor. Ideal for any time of year, these moss balls are a foolproof DIY that take only a few steps to make. Although these moss balls are simple, they are also slightly messy. Wear gloves to protect your hands from staining while making this craft.
After making multiple moss balls, place the balls in a wood bowl for a nature-inspired look. Alternatively, add the moss balls to a glass vase for a polished and sleek centerpiece. With the addition of holly berries, these moss balls can easily be used as a holiday decor item.
Advertisement
Materials
- Bowl
- Green faux Spanish moss
- Scissors
- Styrofoam balls
- Adhesive spray
- Gloves
Instructions
1. Place the faux moss into a bowl.
2. Cut the faux moss into small pieces using scissors.
3. Put on gloves to protect your hands, then spray adhesive spray over the entire Styrofoam ball.
4. Roll the Styrofoam ball around in the bowl of faux moss until the ball is coated. Press the moss into the Styrofoam ball to help it adhere.
5. Spray another layer of adhesive spray onto the Styrofoam ball.
6. Repeat step 4, creating a thicker layer of moss on the Styrofoam ball.
7. Allow the adhesive spray to set before putting the moss ball on display.
DIY Everywhere
Advertisement
Resources

Never throw away your old coffee filters again! We've rounded up some fun and creative ways to transform them into something new!
February 7   ·  
Advertisement
February 7   ·  
Bandanas aren't just for pirates and cowboys! Check out these bandana DIYs for some fun inspiration.
February 6   ·  
An upcycling win that looks awesome in the yard.
February 5   ·  
Everyone loves flowers, but not everyone loves their scent, mess or allergens.
January 13   ·  
Dial telephones are telling reminders of how much phones have evolved over the years.
January 14   ·