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DIY New Year's Eve Ball

DIY New Year's Eve Ball

Paige Hemmis is showing you how to turn a pile of plastic cups into a New Year's celebration ball.
Materials for Ball
  • Plastic Cocktail Cups
  • Christmas Lights
  • Stapler
Materials for Drop Stand
  • Plywood Round (2’)
  • PVC Pipe (1”x 6’)
  • L Brackets (4)
  • Drill
  • Paint

Directions for Ball

1. Drill a hole to match the size of your lights.

2. Staple the sides of your plastic cups together.

3. Create ball by a stapling multiple plastic cups together.

4. When half way through sphere, start putting in the lights.

5. Continue creating full ball as you put your lights in.

6. Leave a 1 cup opening to insert lights.

7, Turn on lights.

Directions for Stand

1 Use a 2’ size plywood round for your base.

2. Use 4 L Brackets to secure 1”x 6’ size PVC pipe to plywood round.

3. Use fishing line to thread through the cup ball.

4. Lower to the count of 10!

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