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Video: Decorative Christmas Pompoms To Make With Children - Ideas And Tutorials
2023 Author: Lynn Laird | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 21:10
In fact, there are so many things you can do with pom poms! Colorful balls look great on your summer ethnic sandals, as accents in the nursery, as decorative elements on your curtains and cushions or in the form of silly animals made by children. Today we are showing you how you can make some awesome holiday ornaments from them. Long live the pompom Christmas decor!
How to spice up your interior with the Christmas pompoms decoration?
Plush pom poms are cute and inexpensive: you can buy them at craft stores or make them yourself by adjusting the sizes and colors. They are ideal for adding a fun touch to any object and can also be used for Christmas decorating - from trees to gifts to cake to cover everything with fluffy accents. It's your turn !
Garland garland to make from pompoms
- knitting yarns in your favorite colors
- tool for making pom poms
- small sharp scissors
- wooden coils
- silver craft paint
- silver beads
Step 1: Make pom poms
1. Open one side of the pom pom machine. Wrap wire around the two C-shaped pieces a few times, until they are well covered. Then close this side of the tool and repeat the process on the other side. Use the small, sharp scissors to cut the coiled wire on both sides. The pom pom machine has a small channel for your scissors to go through.
2. Cut a piece of yarn about a foot long, wrap it around the middle of the pom pom machine and tie it with a double knot.
3. Open the C-shaped pieces of the tool, then separate the center pieces to release the pom pom. You now have a pretty, fluffy ball!
4. Following the same steps, make as many pom poms as you need for your Christmas garland.
5. Next, using the scissors, shape the pompoms to have an oval shape of an electric bulb.
Step 2: Paint the wooden coils
Use your paintbrush to paint the coils.
Step 3: Assemble the garland
When your painted coils have dried completely, simply thread the long tails of your pom poms through, along with the silver beads. Finally, secure each coil and bead in place with a few knots. This pompoms Christmas decoration is perfect to revive your curtains, your kitchen cabinets or the railing of the stairs.
DIY pompom Christmas tree
- pom pom machine
- knitting yarns of various colors
- 50 cm foam cone
- hot glue gun
- green kraft paper
1. You already know how to use the pom pom machine. Using it, create balls of different colors and sizes.
2. Once you have made the desired amount of pom poms, start hot gluing the larger ones to the base of your foam cone. Continue placing all the way down the cone, going from largest to smallest until the entire surface is covered.
3. Finally, add a kraft paper ribbon to the top of the Christmas tree. Also, you can leave it as it is or add another type of crown!
Make yourself a cushion decorated with pompoms
- green knitting yarn
- ribbon for tree trunk
1. Make 27 pom poms. If you are using a larger or smaller pillowcase, just adjust the number.
2. Plug in your hot glue gun. Cut the tails of your pom poms and flatten the stockings a little. A drop of hot glue is enough to secure each colored ball in place. When you have them all glued, add a piece of tape for the trunk. Your pompoms Christmas decoration is ready to embellish the sofa!
Handmade Christmas wreath with pompoms
- styrofoam crown
- white muslin to wrap the crown
- pom pom machine
- white cotton yarn
- colorful knitting yarns for pom poms
- felt for flowers
- ornaments: mini-trees, balls, garlands, etc.
- baker's wire
- hot glue
1. Start by wrapping your foam crown in strips of white fabric to prevent slipping of the thread. When finished, wrap in white thread. Glue the ends to the back side.
2. Make an assortment of felt flowers and pom poms for your decorations. You already know how to make pom poms. To make the flowers, proceed as follows:
- Cut a piece of felt 3cm wide to any length (depending on the size of your flower). Fold it in half and just glue the closed edge.
- Cut small slits in the folded part of the felt.
- Roll up your flower, sticking it up along the way. Once the glue is dry, secure the base on a small cardboard circle.
3. So add your flowers and pom poms along the side and bottom of your wreath using pins. You can also paste them. Adhere a few mini ornaments between the flowers and pom poms for a little extra color.
4. Next, add the small trees and any other decoration. For the garland in the background, thread very small ornaments in a baker's string. Pin the string to the back of the crown. Add a little retro ribbon bow and your Christmas wreath is ready to hang!
Snowman fir ornament
- white knitting yarn
- cardboard pompom template
- black buttons - 1 x 3 cm, 6 x 1.5 cm and 2 x 0.5 cm
- felt 16 x 12 cm
- Red ribbon
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
1. First, use the pompom pattern to make a big ball. It will be the base of your snowman.
2. Second, use a fork to make the smallest pom pom that will act as the head of the snowman.
3. Third, thread the larger buttons on the tail of the small pompom to form the hat. Tie a knot at the end to keep buttons from slipping and to have a loop for hanging.
4. Fourth, cut slits at the end of the felt to mimic the fringes of a scarf. Put some hot glue in the middle of the folded scarf to make it less bulky.
5. Lastly, wrap the scarf around the snowman and glue it. Similarly glue the two smaller buttons on the front of the figure and it's done.
DIY penguin hanging decoration
- white and black knitting yarn
- black, red and orange felt
- 6mm black beads (or googly eyes)
- glue gun
1. First, cut a piece of white thread about 20 cm long. Slide it between your fingers as shown in the photo. Wrap white thread around your hand about 30 times. Also wrap black thread right next to it, about 40 times. Cut the ends of the wires.
Do you remember that thread you slipped through your fingers at the beginning? Wrap it around the middle and tie it off just to keep the thread together as you slide it off your fingers. Then, tie the thread as tight as possible. Cut the ends of the wire.
Make sure you are using sharp scissors. Carefully slip them into the loops and cut them around the circle. Your first pompom is ready!
2. Second, make another smaller pompom by repeating the above steps. Except this time, only wrap the thread around two of your fingers. Make 25 turns with the white thread and 40 turns with the black thread.
Give the pom poms a really nice "haircut" to make them even.
3. Third, attach the small pompom to the large pompom using a generous amount of hot glue. Make sure the white parts of the two pom poms match.
4. Fourth, cut out a scarf, two wings, two feet and a felt beak. Using the hot glue gun, attach all parts in place.
5. Fifth, fix the eyes, again using the glue gun.
6. Finally, wrap the scarf around the neck of the penguin. Add a small drop of hot glue where the scarf crosses to hold it in place. If you want, add a loop of wire to be able to hang your Christmas pompoms decoration on the tree.
DIY gnome tree ornament
- felt 8 x 10 cm
- 2 small 1 cm wool felt balls
- white embroidery thread
- white knitting yarn
- tool for making pom poms
- gnome hat boss
- hot glue
1. Start by creating a 5-6 cm pom pom.
2. Cut out the felt hat. For the small snowflake pattern, sew small crisscross shapes with 3 strands of embroidery floss. In addition, you are free to opt for another reason.
3. Roll up the hat and lightly overlap the ends at the back. Glue them with hot glue and attach one of the small balls of yarn to the top of the hat.
4. Add a fair amount of glue to the inside of the hat along the bottom brim and place it on top of the pom pom. Glue the wool felt ball nose to the center just under the brim of the hat.
5. Glue or sew a piece of ribbon or string to the back brim of the hat. And that's all there is to it! Now you can make a bunch of fun and super cute Christmas gnomes.
Find even more ideas in our photo gallery!
Hang oversized pom poms from your tree with yarn or ribbons
Make a style statement with a pompom tree in photo frame
A modern take on a fir tree made from a ladder and hanging pom poms
Image credit: brit.co
The different shades of green will add depth to your wire tree
Make unique gift wraps with pom poms
Simple but effective - transparent ball filled with pompoms
Embellish the fireplace mantel with a Christmas pompom decoration
Giant pom poms to hang throughout the house
Give your Christmas tree skirt some color
Sources of inspiration: blog.consumercrafts.com