Chic, Whimsical, DIY Décor That’s Quick, Easy and Wallet Friendly

Whenever I throw a party or get together, tissue paper pom-pom’s are always my go-to decoration.  They are easy to create, you can find the materials anywhere and they are really chic and beautiful.  When hung from a clear string, these pom-pom’s give the illusion that they are floating midair.

These easy breezy tissue paper pom-pom’s added a beautiful pop of color to my daughter’s room; instantly brightening the space.

Follow these simple steps and you too can create these cheery pom-pom’s for your home or next get together.

Materials you need:

  • A package of tissue paper (you can get this wherever gift wrap and greeting cards are sold)
  • Floral wire (preferably silver or white cloth)
  • Scissors
  • Clear monofilament string (i.e. fishing string)

 

Accordion Fold

Step 1:

Take your tissue paper and start making 1-1.5 inch accordion folds, making sure to crease each section as you go.

 

 

Accordion fold with tie

Step 2:

Take the floral wire and slide it around the center of your now tissue paper strip then twist together to hold in place.

 

 

Rounded Trim Corner

Step 3:

Take the scissors and trim the ends of the tissue paper in a rounded or pointed shape.

 

 

 

The final stepStep 4:

Take one layer and separate it by pulling toward the center.  Repeat this step for each layer of tissue paper on each side.  Adjust the layers so that it forms a pom-pom.

 

 

Finished productStep 5:

Take the clear monofilament string (a.k.a fishing string) and attach to the end of the floral wire.  Once completed, your pom-pom is ready to be hung.

 

 

 

 

– Adding a little warm spring cheer to melt away the winter snow, Thia

 

Author

A creative mind, trained in the field of marketing and a master of do-it yourself and the art of crafting. A kid at heart Thia’s a true believer in the healing power of laughter. In her spare time, she is a pop culture disciple, a closet shopaholic, an adventurer and a Disney songstress (for her children, of course).

A former Division 1 ice hockey player, Thia holds a degree in Communications from Boston College.

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