A Gazing Ball in the garden adds color and sparkle, plus it reflects the beauty of your flowers and the surroundings. They add such a decorative element and give you such a focal point. If you love working in your garden, too, then these DIY gazing balls are the perfect project for you this weekend. You can make many of these in about an hour or so and they range in type, design, and size so there is literally a gazing ball for every garden. Whether you want a mirrored ball or you prefer something with a bit more decoration, we have a great list of gorgeous DIY gazing balls that you can make today.
DIY Faux Gazing Ball
Make this DIY faux gazing ball with stuff from the dollar store and save a boatload of cash! Great for party decor or wedding. Get the tutorial from Smart Fun DIY.
Contemporary Garden Gazing Ball
Add sparkle to your planting beds with a gazing ball. All it takes is an old bowling ball, some glue and your choice of decorative pieces. Get the tutorial from HGTV.
Stainless Steel Gazing Balls and Iron Display Stands
This gazing ball is made of weather-resistant stainless steel in deep, vibrant colors. Electromagnetic plating adds shine and resists wear and abrasion to keep your gazing ball beautiful, season after season. Find it at Plow & Hearth.
Concrete Garden Globes
You’re all about the zen. So why not give your minimalist garden a soothing atmosphere by adding smooth stone globes? They’ll bring a subtle, modern vibe to your outdoor space. Get the tutorial from The Garden Glove.
Color Burst Globe
Every gardener knows that color is your BFF when it comes to landscaping. Bring a vibrant touch to your ultra-green garden (minus the work of up-keeping florals) by adding a colorful mosaic as the focal point of your yard. Get the tutorial from Home My Design.
Copper Stainless Steel Gazing Globe
You can’t go wrong with a little bit of copper. Give your serene garden scene a modern appeal by adding sleek metallic accents. They’ll add a nice bit of contrast to your green space. Find it at Gardener’s Supply Company.
Mirrored Gazing Balls
We all love the look of the mirrored gazing balls in the garden. They add light in a shady corner, a fanciful flair in a garden bed, or a little fantasy next to a pond or birdbath. Get the tutorial from The Garden Glove.