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time : minutes
difficulty : ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
would i do it again? : yes!
i made these fun pom pom garlands for lil' archer's room this morning.
i simply threaded the twine through the needle, then started stringing poms -- it couldn't be much easier! i made sure to pierce the middle meaty part of the pom so that it was secure on the string. i found a silicone pot holder useful to get a grip on the needle when pulling it through the pom.
you don't need to glue the poms or tie any knots to keep them in place if you use a thicker string like twine.
lil' archer helped by throwing the poms everywhere, then loading them into his dump truck and bringing them back to me.
thanks, buddy. :)
after making the garlands, we headed up to his room to hang them.
no matter where you display it, an obvious word of caution:
hang it WELL out of your child's reach.
i was able to use hooks already on the window frame.
i installed small eye screws in the ceiling to hold up the other ends.
this was actually harder than i anticipated because we have plaster walls.
have you made pom pom garlands before?
do you plan to?
will you be hanging them in your child's room...or are they for you?
nope, you're not crazy.
this post was reformatted in march 2013.