Surprise Balls

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by Eileen Farley, A.C. Moore Craftologist

Surprise Balls

Break open a birthday party, girls night, New Year's Eve or Cinco de Mayo party with these crepe paper surprise balls. Wrap treats or trinkets and see how excited your guests will be to discover what's inside!

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Project Details

  • Level:ages 10 + up
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Start by wrapping one trinket with one color of crepe paper. Tip: You can use the crepe paper streamers or the packages of crepe paper. If you use the packages, cut them into 1-3/4" wide strips.
  • 2
    Continue adding trinkets and wrapping with crepe paper. Use a different color crepe paper after adding each trinket. When all the trinkets are added, wrap the ball with one color of crepe paper making sure it is smooth.
  • 3
    Decorate the surprise ball with pieces of crepe paper cut with the pinking shears. Add medallions made with the cardstock and the punches. Layer the different colors and shapes with an adhesive foam disc in-between. Attach to the ball with the adhesive foam discs.

Project Details

  • Level:ages 10 + up
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • •Nicole™ Crafts Crepe Paper and Cardstock in Bright Colors
  • •Punch It in Various Shapes & Sizes
  • •EK Success 3D Adhesive Foam Discs
  • •Small Trinkets or Treats, Pinking Shears, Scissors & Tape