DIY // Christmas Pom Pom Garland

Tuesday kicks off our Christmas Cheer link party featuring your Christmas trees!  This year, we put our 5 year-old faux tree up in the stairway, and bought a real miniature tree for James’ room.  I wanted to keep his kid friendly and thought handmade pom pom garland would be a cute craft project we could do together for the tree.

I should have known my son would be more interested in making a mess of the furry little balls instead of helping me string the garland! 

Later, he did help hand me the balls and I strung up the garland using red and white baker’s twine. The pom poms were found at Hobby Lobby.  A big bag doesn’t cost much.
I made about 7 feet of garland for his 3 foot tree.

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Here’s a sneak peek of his Christmas tree with the garland on it.  
See you and YOUR Christmas trees tomorrow!  Please grab a button.  The party will go live at 6:00 a.m. central time. 
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  1. December 10, 2012 / 2:51 pm

    This is a great craft idea. This could be done in all kinds of colors for a birthday party or something. Oooo the ideas!

  2. December 10, 2012 / 2:52 pm

    Adorable!! Love the pom pom garland. How fun.

  3. December 10, 2012 / 11:22 pm

    This is darling and looks like so much fun for the kids;)

  4. Courtney {a thoughtful place}
    December 10, 2012 / 7:24 pm

    Megan this is so cute! I love that James could be a part of it.

  5. {Hi Sugarplum!}
    December 11, 2012 / 3:14 am


  6. Allison
    December 11, 2012 / 4:59 am

    I love this garland Megan! James looks like he is having so much fun, too. What a cute little helper you have.

  7. December 11, 2012 / 6:49 pm

    This may be totally obvious but just curious- how did you string the pom poms on the string? Just with a needle on the end of the string and then using that to go through the middle of each pom pom? Thanks!

    • December 11, 2012 / 6:56 pm

      Yes, that's exactly how. 🙂 And I used a pretty large needle.

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