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Make Your Own Golf Ball Ladybugs: 3 Fun Steps

Got a number of unused golf balls at home? Then recycle them and make a cute decoration for your garden!

Painting these balls to look like ladybugs is easy so it’s a great project to do with kids. As long as they already have good control of their hands, they can definitely make their own beautiful DIY ladybugs. Just don’t forget to wear an appropriate mask when you spray paint these balls!

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Golf ball ladybugs

The featured DIY ladybugs here are an example of the basic way to make this cute decor idea. But you can be more creative. Use other recyclable materials such as old wire hangers and empty plastic bottles to create the legs and wings!

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12/01/2022 12:39 pm GMT

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Golf Ball Ladybugs


  • Golf Balls
  • Sandpaper
  • Primer Spray Paint
  • Acrylic Paint (Red, Black, White)
  • Varnish


  • Paintbrush

How to make your own golf ball ladybugs

1. Clean your golf balls

Use sandpaper to smoothen these golf balls. Wash & let it dry.

2. Spray primer

Spray a primer on the surface of the balls to make sure the paint adheres. Let it dry.

3. Apply red paint

Apply the red paint to your golf balls. Add black paint to draw the face and body of the ladybugs. You can add a varnish. Let it dry and display!

Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.8-)

Thanks to Art Drops for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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