10 DIY Party Decorations with Pom Poms


Remember those pom pom socks you most likely wore in the 80s? Yeah, me too. I loved those things! I had them in every color and wore them just about every day. Ever since then I’ve always had a fondness for pom poms. They just scream fun! Put pom poms everywhere, that’s what I say. I’m talking pom pom garlands, pom poms on table runners, pom poms on balloons – the more pom poms, the better. Perfect for parties or just adding a little cheer to your everyday decor, here are 10 DIY pom pom decorations that are sure to make you smile!

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    Click through for 10 festive ideas for using pom poms at your next celebration!

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    DIY Pom Pom Swag

    Who knew a trash can could be so darn cute?! Whether jazzing up the kitchen can at a party or decorating a bucket for holding craft supplies, this swag of oversized pom poms is just fun.
    Get the how-to at The House That Lars Built

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    DIY Pom Pom Runner

    Add a bit of festive fun to your party table with this pom pom festooned table runner! All you need is a length of burlap, yarn and pre-made pom pom trim.
    Get the how-to at Ruffled | Tutorial by Cloud Parade

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    DIY Pom Pom Party Hats

    A fresh, modern take on the classic birthday party hat, I love the combination of white, kraft and oversized pom poms! Make yours with the yarn color of your choice, cardboard cones and paint.
    Get the how-to at 100 Layer Cakelet | Photo by Kelli Murray

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    DIY Pom Pom Pendant Light

    Nothing sets the tone for a great party quite like this pom pom pendant light! Make it with a pre-made paper lantern, pom poms and hot glue.
    Get the how-to at A Subtle Revelry | Photo by Jocelyn Noel

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    DIY Pom Pom Banner

    A crazy fun banner for parties, showers or weddings, this bit of pom pom festooned decor is as happy as it gets! To get started you need a bunch of yarn pom poms, two wooden dowels, a needle and a bit of thread.
    Get the how-to at Anders Ruff

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    DIY Pom Pom Cocktail Napkins

    A little punch of fun on otherwise completely elegant cocktail napkins, I love how this white pom pom trim brings that extra bit of something-something to the party.
    Get the how-to at Love Maegan

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    DIY Pom Pom Balloons

    Party balloons are always a hit with me but decked out in colorful pom poms they're over the top awesome. A little extra fun never hurt anybody.
    Get the how-to at Design Improvised

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    DIY Pom Pom Garland

    A sweet and simple pom pom garland, I love this little swag of cuteness for a party or for just prettying up a corner of your home that needs a need little extra personality. I love these colors, too!
    Get the how-to at Restless Oasis

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    DIY Pom Pom Cake Stand

    I am a big advocate of keeping a stash of white cake stands around the house. This one is an inexpensive buy that's dressed up with a bit of glue and pom pom trim!
    Get the how-to at Heartwood Tribe

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    DIY Pom Pom Headband

    Don't forget to decorate yourself for you next party, too! This super cool pom pom headband is just about as celebratory as it gets. Make your own with yarn pom poms, a plastic headband, a hot glue gun and a bit of felt.
    Get the how-to at A Subtle Revelry | Photo by Carly Taylor

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