Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Tissue Paper Pom-Poms DIY Tutorial

In this post I mentioned I was going to be making my own tissue paper pom-poms. Well, guess what girls? I tried it out this afternoon to get a feel for it and to see if it would worked. And of course, to also document the process in cased it worked out for a tutorial. As you can tell from this post's title -- it worked out like a dream! =) Without further ado, the tutorial to make your very own tissue paper pom-poms.



You will need tissue paper {any color you want. I bought mine at Joann Fabrics.}; Ribbon {I'm using curling ribbon.}; and Scissors. 


Take a stack of about 8 - 10 sheets of tissue paper and start folding according style 1 - 1 1/2 inches. 


Once it is all folded, take a piece of ribbon {long enough to tie around the tissue paper and hang up your pom-pom} and tie it around the center of your tissue paper. 


Cut the ends with either a rounded, or pointed look -- depends on how you want your pom-poms to look. Be careful, it can be hard cutting through all those layers though! :)


Open it up like a paper fan you used to make while growing up. 


Separate each layer of tissue paper gently, you don't want the tissue to rip. Then fluff out your pom-pom to get this look....


Look you created your very own tissue paper pom-pom! Go crazy and create a ton of these for weddings, parties, baby/bridal showers, or just to decorate around your home.

14 comments:

  1. Ooh! i can't wait to try this out! thanks so much, Ashley, for posting this! :)

    -gracie

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  2. This is amazing! Thank you for sharing!!

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  3. Thank you so much for doing this!!! I'll have to try it sometime! :)

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  4. Wow, that's so neat, Ashley! And it looks easy too. Thanks for the tutorial! :)

    <3

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  5. Awesome, Ashley! They will be just perfect for your party!!
    I'm going to print out your instructions and keep it in my ever-growing tutorial binder!

    Have a lovely night~
    xxx Achaia

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  6. Had to tell you. I'm doing these for my sisters birthday party. Your tutorial was perfect, and they look adorable! Thanks so much!
    Amanda

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  7. thank you, didn't nkow it was so simple

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  8. sherryrhoades@hotmail.comJune 7, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Love it. So easy. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. LOVE THESE !! My sister in law showed me how to do these. I did this once for a party and now every single party we have someone wants them !! Gorgeous

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  10. Thanks Ashley for posting this. Wanted to use these for a black and white affair.

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  11. Are there any tricks to fluffing these.. mine looks more like a butterfly than a pom-pom and I'm not sure what to do to fix it.

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  12. Those are beautiful! I have the perfect reason to make them now, my daughter's baby shower coming up in a few months.

    Have you tried making any with different colors in the same pom pom? I'm curious to see what those would look like.

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  13. Thank you! I made these for my little girl's first birthday and they looked perfect! Thanks
    godslittlegrace.blogspot.com

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  14. I found this on pinterest and I made a bunch for a baby shower! They're so cute and easy! Thank you for posting! :)

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