How to Make Tissue Pom-Poms

Make these simple tissue pom-poms to dress up a spring tablescape or hang them from a chandelier for a vibrant look.
Two-Toned Tissue Paper Pom Poms

Two-Toned Tissue Paper Pom Poms

These tissue paper pom poms are inexpensive, but look impressive when hanging in groups from chandeliers or the ceiling.

These tissue paper pom poms are inexpensive, but look impressive when hanging in groups from chandeliers or the ceiling.

Materials Needed:

  • colorful tissue paper
  • scissors
  • florist wire
  • ribbon

Fold Tissue Paper

Layer six to 10 sheets of standard-sized tissue paper on a flat surface. Fold width wise in an accordion-fold pattern.

Fold Tissue Paper Lengthwise

Fold Tissue Paper Lengthwise

Cut Ends

Use sharp scissors to cut both ends of the folded tissue paper into a point.

Secure Center

Bind the center of the tissue with florist wire. Tie a ribbon onto the wire so the finished pom-pom can be suspended.

Keep Middle of Tissue Paper Taut

Keep Middle of Tissue Paper Taut

Fluff Tissue

Gently pull apart layers of tissue and fluff them to form a sphere. Alternate between pink, lime green and white tissue to create a striped effect or choose paper in varying shades of the same color for a floral effect.

Lime Green Tissue Paper Pom Pom

Lime Green Tissue Paper Pom Pom

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