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Upcycle Old Bowling Balls Into Cheerful Ladybug Decor For Your Garden

Gardening can be so much fun. Am I right? I think it's even more evident when you come up with creative ways to decorate your space.

So when I recently stumbled upon this super cute garden decor idea, I had to tell you all about it. Something tells me that you're going to really dig this. Check it out below.

If you're like me, you're probably looking for something unique to add to your garden this year.


I hear you, and I'm on the case, ha, ha! But seriously, I was pleasantly surprised when I saw this idea online.

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So get this, people are reusing their old bowling balls and making them into fun garden decor.

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More specifically, they're creating the cutest ladybugs out of their bowling balls. OMG, what? I know, right? Isn't that the most adorable idea ever?

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Take a look at this. What did I tell you?

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I can't believe that this was once a bowling ball, ha, ha! I would never have guessed that. Whoever came up with this clever idea is possibly a genius, no?

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How do you feel about this funky bunch here?

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They look like they're up to no good. I don't know what I would think if I saw this on somebody's lawn. But nonetheless, they look so creative and interesting, no?

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Now that I look at these various ladybug bowling ball versions, I think I can make one too.

What do you think? It looks simple enough to me. All you need to do is paint the ball black and then make it look like a ladybug.

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Wow, look at the dedication the person who made these had here.


Don't you think they look spectacular? At first, I thought I was looking at football helmets, but then I realized they are ladybugs ha, ha! They're so shiny and ready to go.

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Since we have a pretty large backyard, I might need a few of these ladybugs to put in various places.

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So I guess I better start looking for bowling balls now. If only I had some laying around. I need them ASAP.

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Oh my goodness, how fun are these little guys?

Facebook | Melissa Cox Dittberner

I absolutely love them. I'm saving this idea for later. I need to get my hands on some bowling balls so I can make cute critters like these for my backyard.

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Is this not the most adorable idea for the garden or what?

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I'm so happy I found out about this. I'm going to check out some local thrift shops for bowling balls. Then I'm going to get some bright paint and off to paint them, ha, ha! Are you with me or not?

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