Ok, on my last post I showed you a pic of tulle Pom Poms!
I love them! You can use them for a variety of things. Hang them, set them in a basket, put on a wand, I even want to make a little one and put it on a headband. they are so fluffy, full, and cheap! I made some for Ady's party but didn't take pictures of the steps. So, I made one more just to show you. Here goes!
Step 1: Cut two cardboard circles (with a hole in the middle) out of card board. Use a stencil that is the size that you want the Pom to be. I wanted 3 different sizes so I used my Pyrex bowl lids. I also like Record's & Cd's (Cd's are the ideal size for wands.)
Step 2: Cut a piece of String (rope, twine, ribbon, etc...). Tie a knot in it and sandwich it between your cardboard circle.
Step 3: Wrap strips of tulle around and around.... I like to use the spools of tulle. they are precut and ready to go. You can also buy it by the yard and cut it into 3-6 inch strips.
Just Keep wrapping
After you have finished wrapping, you will cut the tulle sandwich open :)
Now, Find your string and tighten your knot.
Pull the cardboard pieces of of each side.
Spread the tulle apart. Fluff. Tuck. Trim.
and viola! Your Puff is ready to hang!
I hope that wasn't too confusing! Once you make one you will be addicted to all the fluff! Before you know it you will be adding stripes, polkadots, and several colors! so fun!