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Tissue Paper Pom Pom Tutorial

I have lost count of the amount of floral paper pom poms I have made, from the dozens of gold ones I made for my Mum & Dads Gold wedding anniversary, to the reds, oranges and yellows I made for Making magazine. But when you want a pretty plume of colour, nothing compares!

So this past weekend I made some more paper pom poms, this time in pretty lavender and duck egg blue shades to decorate my Summer house with. Heres' how...

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How-to step by step

  • Pom pom paper flower tutorial 1

    Step 1

    Stack eight 20cm x 70cm sheets of tissue paper together. Make 4cm wide accordion folds, creasing the paper carefully with each fold.

  • Pom pom paper flower tutorial 2

    Step 2

    Tie a piece of bakers twine round the centre of tissue paper, knot to secure and trim one of the ends. Leaving the other end nice and long so you can hang it.

  • Pom pom paper flower tutorial 3

    Step 3

    Trim ends of tissue into rounded shape with sharp scissors.

  • Pom pom paper flower tutorial 4

    Step 4

    Separate the layers of tissue paper by pulling away from the centre one at a time.

  • Pom pom paper flower tutorial 5

    Step 5

    Continue separating the layers.

  • Pom pom paper flower tutorial 6

    Step 6

    Once you have pulled out one half, continue by separating the other half and adjust carefully till you have your desired shape.

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