Tissue paper poufs are a fun and easy decoration to make. They can be made in minutes with basic supplies and take minimal time to decorate.
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Pom poms are such cheerful decorations, and they’re so easy to make! They can be used to decorate everything from party tables to baby showers to kids’ bedrooms. You can even make them into jewelry. All you need is some tissue paper and a little bit of time, and you’ll have a whole flock of poms in no time.
Here are the basic steps for making tissue paper poms:
1. Start with a stack of 10-15 sheets of tissue paper. If you want a fuller pom, use more sheets.
2. Fold the stack of tissue paper in half lengthwise, then fold it in half again. Keep folding until the stack is about 1-2 inches wide.
3. Cut the folded stack of tissue paper into strips, leaving the folded edge intact. The strips should be about 1-2 inches wide.
4. Unfold one strip of tissue paper and hold it so that the long edges are facing up and down. accordion-fold the strip by folding it up and down in 1-2 inch increments until you reach the end of the strip.
5. Once all of the strips are accordion-folded, gather them together in the middle and tie them off with a piece of string or ribbon, leaving about 6 inches of excess string at the top.
6. Cut off the bottom edges of the tissue paper so that they are rounded or pointed, depending on your preference. Be careful not to cut too much off ‘ you don’t want to cut through the accordion folds!
7 fan out the tissue paper at the top of the pom to create a fluffy effect, then trim any stray pieces that are longer than the others
What You’ll Need
What You’ll Need:
-String or ribbon
-Pipe cleaners (optional)
1. Start with a stack of tissue paper. For smaller poms, use 10-12 sheets. For larger poms, use 20-24 sheets. Fold the stack in half lengthwise.
2. Fold the stack again lengthwise. You will now have a long, skinny strip that is folded in half.
3. Cut the stack of tissue paper into strips, about 1′ wide. Do not cut all the way through the folded edge’you should have a long strip of tissue paper with fringed edges on one side.
4. Unfold the strip of tissue paper and hold it so the fringed edge is pointing up. Gather the tissue paper at the center and tie tightly with string or ribbon, about 1′ below the fringed edge. If desired, twist pipe cleaners around the string to secure it in place and to make hanging easier later on.
5. Cut each end of the tissue strip into a point or round them off’this will give your pom its shape. Be sure not to cut too close to the string ties or your tissue pom will start to fall apart!
6. Gently pull each layer of tissue paper away from the center, separating and fluffing as you go along, until your pom is as full as you’d like it to be
Making the Pouf
It’s very easy to make a tissue paper pouf. You will need:
-Tissue paper in any color (I used 3 sheets of 20″x26″ tissue paper per pouf)
-Ruler or measuring tape
-Optional: yarn or ribbon for hanging
First, stack the sheets of tissue paper on top of each other. Then, use the scissors to cut the stack of tissue paper into even strips, about 1-2″ wide. Next, take one strip and accordion fold it back and forth until the entire strip is folded. Make sure all the folds are going in the same direction. Once you have finished folding the strip, staple the end shut. It should now look like a long, skinny accordion. Repeat this step with all of the strips until you have a pile of accordioned tissue paper strips.
Now it’s time to start assembling the pouf! Take two strips and staple them together at one end, making sure the accordion folds are going in opposite directions (this will make it easier to fluff out later). Continue adding strips until you have a big circle of accordioned tissue paper strips. The final step is to fluff out all of the tissue paper strips so that they fan out and create a big, fluffy sphere. Hang your poufs up with some yarn or ribbon and enjoy!
Adding the Finishing Touches
When it comes to tissue paper pom-poms, there are many ways to make them. You can make them small or large, colorful or all white, and they can be used for decoration in a nursery, baby shower, or any other type of party. In this article, we will show you how to make tissue paper pom-poms in a few simple steps.
What You Will Need:
-Tissue paper (in any color or pattern)
-Ribbon or string
-Pencil or dowel rod (optional)
1. Start by folding your tissue paper in half lengthwise. Then fold it in half again lengthwise. Continue folding the tissue paper until it is about 1′ wide.
2. Cut the edges of the tissue paper so that they are all even.
3. Once you have cut the edges of the tissue paper, begin cutting it into strips that are about 1′ wide. Be sure not to cut through the folded edge!
4. Now it’s time to start fluffing up your tissue paper pom-poms! Start at one end of the strip and begin separating the layers of tissue paper until you have reached the other end. Repeat this step with all of the strips of tissue paper.
5. To assemble your pom-pom, tie a piece of ribbon or string around the center of the bunch of tissue paper strips. If you are using a dowel rod or pencil, insert it into the center of the pom-pom before tying the string around it (this will make it easier to hang your pom-pom later on).
6. After you have tied the string around the center of your pom-pom, start fluffing up the layers of tissue paper until your pom-pom is as full as you would like it to be.
7. Hang your tissue paper pom-poms and enjoy!
Tips and Tricks
If you’ve never made a tissue paper pouf before, don’t worry! They’re actually really simple to make. Just follow these steps and you’ll be on your way to creating beautiful tissue paper pom poms in no time.
What You’ll Need:
-Tissue paper (20 sheets per pouf)
-Wire or string
-Pipe cleaner (optional)
Step 1: Start by folding your tissue paper accordion style, making sure each fold is around 1-2 inches wide.
Step 2: Once all of your tissue paper is folded, take your scissors and round off the edges to create a curved effect.
Step 3: Next, tie a piece of wire or string around the center of your tissue paper stack. If you want to be extra secure, you can also wrap a pipe cleaner around the wire at this point.
Step 4: Now it’s time to start fluffing out your tissue paper pouf! Starting at one end, begin gently pulling each layer of tissue paper away from the center until you’ve reached the end.
Step 5: Once all of the tissue paper is fully separated, give your pouf a good shake so that all of the layers are nicely fluffed out.
Step 6: And that’s it! Your tissue paper pouf is now ready to be hung up and enjoyed.
Pom poms are popular decorations for parties, showers, and even baby rooms. They are relatively easy to make, and you can find tissue paper in a variety of colors to match your decor. In this article, we’ll show you a few different ways to make tissue paper poufs.
First, you’ll need to gather your supplies. You’ll need tissue paper, scissors, and something to use as a handle (a pencil or chopstick works well). You’ll also need some string or other means of attaching the pom pom to whatever you’re using it to decorate.
The first step is to cut the tissue paper into strips. For a standard-sized pom pom, you’ll need about 10 strips of tissue paper. Once you have your strips cut, stack them on top of each other and fold them in half lengthwise.
Next, take your handle and start wrapping the center of the stack around it, securing with a bit of string as you go. Continue wrapping until all of the tissue paper is used up. Once you’ve wrapped the entire stack, carefully slide it off of the handle and tie a knot in the center to secure.
Now comes the fun part – fluffing out your pom pom! Start by gently pulling apart each layer of tissue paper until you have a fluffy ball. You can trim any stray pieces if needed. And that’s it – you’ve made your own tissue paper pouf!
If you’re looking for an easy and impressive decoration for a baby shower, wedding shower, or any other gathering, tissue paper pom-poms are the way to go. They’re incredibly simple to make, and you can make them in any color or size to fit your event. Plus, they’re relatively inexpensive ‘ a big plus if you’re on a tight budget! In this post, I’ll show you how to make tissue paper pom-poms in just a few steps.
First, you’ll need to gather your supplies. For each pom-pom, you’ll need:
-10-15 sheets of tissue paper (depending on the size of the pom)
-Ruler or measuring tape
-Rubber bands or string
Once you have your supplies, follow these simple steps:
1) Stack the tissue paper sheets on top of each other and fold them accordion style, making sure all the folds are even.
2) Cut the folded stack in half so that you have two smaller stacks of accordion folded tissue paper.
3) Tie a rubber band or string around the center of one of the stacks to secure it.
4) Trim the ends of the tissue paper stack so that they are even.
5) Starting at one end, gently fan out each layer of tissue until you have a puffy ball. Continue until all the layers are fanned out.
6) Hang your pom-poms from the ceiling or another surface using string or tape.
Pom poms are affordable, relatively easy to make, and can be used as decorations for showers, baby rooms, and as general party d’cor. You can make them in any color or pattern to match your event. To make tissue paper pom poms, you will need: tissue paper, scissors, a stapler, and string.
1. Start by folding your tissue paper in half length-wise.
2. Cut the tissue paper into strips, about 1′ wide.
3. Stack the strips on top of each other and fold them in half again length-wise.
4. Starting at one end, begin rolling the stack of tissue paper strips into a tight coil.
5. Once you have rolled the entire stack into a coil, staple it in the center to hold it together.
6. Cut the ends of the coil into a point to create the ‘pom’ shape.
7. Fluff out the tissue paper strips to create the full effect of the pom pom.
-What are pom poms made of?
Pom poms are usually made of tissue paper, but can also be made of other materials like yarn or fabric.
-How many tissue paper pom poms do I need?
This will depend on the size of your poms and the look you are going for. A good rule of thumb is 2-3 poms per person.
-What is the best way to make tissue paper pom poms?
There are many ways to make tissue paper pom poms, but we think the easiest way is to follow these steps:
1. Cut several sheets of tissue paper into strips, about 1-2 inches wide.
2. Stack the strips on top of each other and fold them accordion style, making sure all the folds are about the same size.
3. Tie a piece of string or ribbon around the center of the folded stack, making sure it is secure.
4. Cut the ends of the tissue paper strips into a point or round shape.
5. Carefully unfold each layer of tissue paper and fluff them up to create your pom pom!
Tissue paper pom-poms are inexpensive, easy-to-make decorations that can add a big punch to any party or shower. You can make them in any color (or colors!) to coordinate with your theme, and they can be used indoors or outdoors. Best of all, they’re easy to make with just a few simple steps!
What You Need:
-Tissue paper in your choice of colors (you’ll need 20 sheets per pom)
-Ruler or measuring tape
-1 skewer or chopstick
-String or yarn (optional)
1.Start by folding your tissue paper accordion style. For larger poms, use the full width of the tissue paper; for smaller poms, use half the width. The finished width of your accordion should be about 5 inches.Secure the end of your accordion fold with a dot of glue or a stapler.
2.Cut a length of string or yarn, and tie it around the center of your accordion fold. This will be used to hold all the layers of tissue paper together while you’re cutting them.
3.Use sharp scissors to round off the ends of your accordion fold; this will help give your pom-pom a nice, full shape once it’s assembled.
4.Remove the string or yarn from the center of your accordion fold, and gently separate all the layers of tissue paper so that they’re loose.
5.Starting at one end, begin fluffing up each layer of tissue paper until you reach the other end. The more you fluff, the fuller and rounder your pom-pom will be!
6.(Optional) Once you’ve fluffed up all the layers of tissue paper, you can tie another piece of string or yarn around the center of your pom-pom to help keep its shape until you’re ready to use it.