Thursday, July 28, 2011

Tissue Paper Pom Poms

Tissue Paper Pom Poms
I'm sure you have all seen the adorable tissue paper pom poms that people are using to decorate with at their parties. I Love throwing parties and get togethers and think this are the perfect touch to bring decorations to the next level. So here is a little tutorial on how to make your own tissue paper pom poms.
  • Tissue Paper
  • Scissors
  • Metal wire, twist ties, or stapler
  • String
First you are going to use your entire pack on tissue paper. Most include 8-10 sheets. Lay them out flat and fold them up accordion style back and forth. You want your folds to be about 1in-1 1/2 in. When you are done folding it up secure the center in place by stapeling it in place or tying a twist tie or metal wire. Cut the end of the tissue paper to have rounded or pointed edges.
Lay the tissue paper down and spread its folds out.

Fluff your pom pom by taking the first layer and pulling it up. Try and get the layer pulled all the way up to the twist tie. Do this on one side, then the other rotating back and forth from sides until you get half way through.
Once you get half way through flip it over to the other side at continue the same technique
It should now look like this when finished. You will want to mess around with it some to fluff it all out and get evenly spaced. Once you are done tie some string around the center and then dangle it from the ceiling however you desire. I tied the other end to a thumb tack and stuck it in the ceiling. The color possibilities are endless. You could even do multicolored ones by stacking the colors every other and then folding them.
Pair them with paper lanterns like I did or have them by themselves or with streamers. Be Creative!


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  2. My friend showed me how to make these! They are such a sweet addition to party decor. So pretty.

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    Take care!

  3. I'm throwing my sister a bridal shower and plan on using your idea to decorate. Love it!