Craft a Holiday Kissing Ball

Learn how to make this classic holiday decoration with evergreens from your yard.
DIY: Rustic Kissing Ball

DIY: Rustic Kissing Ball

Try adding a kissing ball to an empty gardening hook for a hanging planter.

Kissing balls are rich in history. People have been creating them for hundreds of years during the holiday season. Some are created from assorted greenery and others are made from mistletoe.

I love decorating with kissing balls. They looks so pretty hanging by my front door. Typically, pre-made kissing balls can be pretty pricey at local garden centers this time of year. They are not difficult to make, and the best part is that most of the required elements can be found in your own backyard. This year, why not try making one yourself? I love to do this as a family project. It is that simple!

Take a peek at the gallery below for step-by-step directions and photos:

Kissing Ball How-To

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DIY Rustic Kissing Ball

Gather Your Supplies

Start at the Top

Wire It Together

Wire the Ball

Bottom Ribbon

Add Greenery

Check for Bare Spots

Add Pinecones

Final Bling

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