A (very) long time ago, I played tennis. I don’t play anymore, but I still have balls lying around from way back when. So I thought I would put them to good use. I came up with two simple tutorial projects that cost next to nothing to make. This first one is a one-step picture holder (above). All you will need is a tennis ball and something sharp to cut with. I used a really sharp knife…a handsaw would work great too.
Using a sharp knife or handsaw, cut a slit in the tennis ball that extends roughly a third of the way down the ball. Then stick your favorite photo in the slit and enjoy! Tip: If the ball is rolling around at all, put some pennies or pebbles in the inside to weight it down. This will prevent rolling.
And the second project is just as simple. You will again need one tennis ball and a sharp knife, but this time you will cut the tennis ball completely in half. Like this…
Now you have two little dishes for small odds and ends. This is perfect for office supplies. I use it for my collection of erasers.