$30 Thursday: DIY Wire Garden Globes {Set of 3}

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  1. Hi there – just clicked over from checking out Aprils cute little lamp shade. Your globes are adorable! I am seriously loving your series, ladies!

    • Shayna says:

      Hi Chelsea! Thanks for stopping by! I’m so glad you like the globes- and our series! 🙂
      -Shayna

  2. nowathomemom says:

    Love these garden globes, they look easy to make and look great! 🙂 Loving these series! 🙂

    • Shayna says:

      Thank you Ingrid! They are easy to make- and the results are wonderful! I’m glad you like this series! 🙂
      -Shayna

  3. April Hoff says:

    My mom would like to place her order too…She’s loving these! 🙂 I am too, great job!!!

    • Shayna says:

      Thanks April! 🙂 I’m glad your mom likes them too! If you lived closer we could have a party and make them! 🙂
      Virtual hugs!
      -Shayna

  4. Those globes are adorable! I just love them stacked outside by your flower pots, too cute and great idea!

  5. Megin says:

    What a great idea! I might try this for some topiaries I was eyeing..
    I found you today thru the Linky Party at Liz Marie, where I’m #141. I hope you get a chance to stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMG206
    http://www.vmg206.blogspot.com

  6. Shandy says:

    Hey Shayna! Found you at the Power of Pinterest Party, and just subscribed to your blog. These are way cute. Pinning and making them for summer! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Shandy @ Aprons ‘n Pearls

    • Shayna says:

      Hi Shandy! I’m so happy you’ve found me- and that you’re a new subscriber! Thanks for your lovely comment! The globes are really easy to make- you’ll love them! 🙂
      -Shayna

  7. Kathryn says:

    Okay, I am seriously loving these, not just as outdoor ornaments though… they remind me of that gorgeous globe chandelier from Ballard Designs! Hmmmm… I’m sensing another knockoff that needs done… 😉

  8. Cheryl says:

    I absolutely love these globes! Thanks so much for some much needed outdoor inspiration!

  9. Kimberly says:

    I love these globes. I also have been wanting to buy globes for my garden, but it would be much more practical to make them! Thank you for the great DIY.

  10. Thanks so much for stopping by the POP party. I will be pinning these (great tut!) and sharing on my fb fan page. They are fabulous 🙂 Shannon

    • Shayna says:

      Hi Shannon! Thank you for you lovely comment! I’m so glad you like my globes. 🙂 And thank you for the pin and facebook shout out too. 🙂
      Big smiles!
      -Shayna

  11. Debbie says:

    I absolutely love these, and they look fairly easy to make! I will be doing this, have to pin, thank you so much!
    Saw you sharing at the Spring Thing Linky Party.
    Debbie 🙂

  12. this is such a clever idea for the garden. Need to save this for my spring project list.

  13. Candice says:

    Very Cute! I love those globes!!

  14. Great idea – I love orbs in the garden! Pinning these!
    Kelly

  15. Great idea! I made similar orbs with old rusty mattress springs I found, but they were much harder to work with and not everyone has access to such materials. I will definitely have to give these a try. Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Kerry says:

    Love the globes, absolutely love them! Ace Hardware here I come because I have to try these! Thanks for the tutorial.

    • Shayna says:

      THANK YOU so much Kerry! I still love those globes…. and they are really easy to make! 🙂
      -Shayna

  18. I’m seriously loving these! Right up my alley!

  19. JanM says:

    Thank you so much! I love these! I paid $162 for a 24″ globe yesterday, with plans to make it into a chandelier for my dining room. Never again 🙂

    • Shayna says:

      THANK YOU so much Jan! I’m glad you love them! Me too! I bet your chandelier will turn out fabulous! 🙂
      -Shayna

  20. JanM says:

    So sorry to post again but found an alternative that I thought I would pass on to you. Oasis makes a heavy duty ribbon wire in various widths and in 11 colors! It is more expensive, but I thought how pretty the spheres would look with the sun shining on them if they were made from copper. Then I saw the flat wire in lime green, pink, red, blue, black, copper…… Lot’s of choices 😀

    • Shayna says:

      Hi Jan! THANK YOU so much for your comment… don’t be sorry! Thank you so much for sharing this! I haven’t heard of anything like it, but your right, the globes would look fabulous made from copper! Love that idea! Off to check it out! 🙂
      -Shayna

  21. I’m so glad I came across this tutorial. I’ve got a project in mind that these would be perfect for!

  22. Katie Adams says:

    These are really cool and a great tutorial too! Thank You!

  23. Ruth S. says:

    These globals are very nice! Thanks for sharing. You did a great job with wrapping the wire ends, as it can be challenging to get a neat look. I think this idea would also be great as a kitchen light fixture cover.

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  26. Clovis says:

    FYI — Painting galvanized metal, with normal alkyd-based paints, will result in poor paint adhesion and the paint will peel. There are different methods of treating galvanized metal before attempting to paint, but I prefer the non-toxic method of spraying the metal with apple cider vinegar several times.
    There are better methods (Google for more options), but for proper paint adhesion, you do need to prep the wire first 🙂
    Love your tutorial, and your globes are beautiful.

  27. Marcel Thomassen says:

    I make these globes also and at Xmas time I wrap them with a LED strings AWESOME

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