Need a cute gift that is easy to make and is bound to put a smile on anyone's face? Check out these DIY Love Inspired Surprise Balls. They make gifting fun and are perfect for kids and adults alike.

A surprise ball contains small presents that you discover as you unwrap them

To make a surprise ball, you will need crepe paper streamers in a variety of colors, double sided tape and small gifts and treats to wrap up. We picked up mini washi tape rolls, chocolates, cool Keith Haring stickers, toys and rings. (But you can use ANYTHING! Which is what makes this project cool. Did someone say wedding proposal??!!)  

I also punched out hearts and wrote different messages on them to wrap into the surprise ball. Again, let your imagination go crazy! 


To start your surprise ball, select an object, like a fortune cookie eraser, to be middle of the surprise ball. Wrap the crepe paper around the object, shifting the angle each time you go around so you cover all of gift. Select your next treat and continue to wrap the paper around the ball. After a gift or two, change the color of the paper streamer using double sided tape. Keep going until you have wrapped up all of the gifts.

To even out the crepe paper and decorate the surprise ball, cut thin strips of streamer to wrap about the ball. Finish it off with a sticker! 

A surprise ball is perfect for a Valentine, birthday or a just because gift. Everyone will love unwrapping their surprise ball, finding fun presents and notes as they go. 

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