Rebecca... thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. :)I plan to do a tutorial on the bowling balls in the very near future. I have 2 to do, so I will be taking pics. My friend and I make them, and we use wallpaper border, and some fabric. We use glue or mod podge, whichever we have. Then we coat them with 5-6 coats of outdoor polyurethane. Mine has held up really well outdoors, however it is not in full sun. I did bring it up on the porch last winter when we had freezing weather and that horrible ice storm. Check back in the near future for a full tutorial.thanks!gail
I came over from Gail's blog to your garden and WOW, I am so glad that I did! You have such a pretty garden and I absolutely love how you have used so many seemingly found objects to give your garden a feeling of whimsy as well as timelessness. You are one very creative lady! I wish I had a green thumb because I would love to have my yard look like yours but I can certainly be inspired by your found treasures and find some of my own *smiles* Have a blessed weekend!
Rebecca.... just a couple of more thoughts. We clean our bowling balls really well with alcohol. It helps to remove the oils. We also fill the holes with plaster of paris, leaving only the thumb hole open. That allows us to suspend the ball on a pole in order to apply the poly.gail
What a neat "tree" in your garden! And the topper is a perfect addition. Have a beautiful Sunday...Kathy