My grandparents lived in Hawaii a while ago & the family used to collect Japanese Glass Bobbers that would wash ashore. They're unique & just show how old utilitarian objects can be really beautiful.
Antique Japanese Fishing Bobbers:
image from wikipedia
I like to put the aqua ones in bathrooms:
And these seashell balls from seahellworld.com have been around for ages. How pretty does it look on the wooden stand?
And terra cotta & porcelain garden balls don't have to stay outside. Bring them inside for a Garden-feel.
ceramic garden balls from Germes Online
And, of course, fruit! Everyone knows that a bowl of oranges on the table makes it look pretty & clean. Think of all the differnt fruits you can use in your home: (Perk: you get to eat these balls!)
Aidan Gray HomeOn a final note, Aidan Gray Home offers so many beautiful wire baskets, topiaries & urns that go really well with balls of all shapes & sizes. The company has that Neoclassical-Garden feel I love.Got any more ball decorating ideas? I'd love to hear them!