Upcycled Black Typography Globe

If you have an old globe lying about then this is the perfect craft for you. turn a globe into a stylish piece of DIY home decor. Customise the text to say whatever you want!

If you have an old globe lying about then this is the perfect craft for you. turn a globe into a stylish piece of DIY home decor. Customise the text to say whatever you want!

You will need: A globe (I just used a plastic toy one and it worked really well!) Paint - black, copper/gold Paintbrush Copper/gold marker pen (optional)

You will need:

A globe (I just used a plastic toy one and it worked really well!)
Paint - black, copper/gold
Paintbrush
Copper/gold marker pen (optional)

Step 1 If possible, take the globe apart so the stand and the globe are separate. If this isn't possible that's fine just be careful not to get black paint on the stand! Paint the entire outside of the globe black and leave to dry.

Step 1

If possible, take the globe apart so the stand and the globe are separate. If this isn't possible that's fine just be careful not to get black paint on the stand! Paint the entire outside of the globe black and leave to dry.

Step 2 Paint the stand with the copper or gold paint and leave to dry. Once all the parts are dry, put the globe back onto the stand.

Step 2

Paint the stand with the copper or gold paint and leave to dry. Once all the parts are dry, put the globe back onto the stand.

Step 3 With the gold or copper pen (or use the paint if you don't have a pen) carefully write the word of your choice onto the black globe. I wrote explore in a swirly font! If you are using paint you might have to do a few coats so it stands out on the black.

Step 3

With the gold or copper pen (or use the paint if you don't have a pen) carefully write the word of your choice onto the black globe. I wrote explore in a swirly font! If you are using paint you might have to do a few coats so it stands out on the black.

Once the writing is dry, the DIY black and copper globe is ready to display in your home! You could try using chalkboard paint to make a chalkboard globe! Subscribe to my newsletter to receive fun craft ideas, offers and freebies!

Once the writing is dry, the DIY black and copper globe is ready to display in your home! You could try using chalkboard paint to make a chalkboard globe!

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