DIY Crepe Paper Poms

Jul 24

by Jenny Batt

DIY crepe paper poms by Hank + Hunt for The Sweetest Occasion

Who hasn’t been to a party or baby shower that has tissue poms? They are fun and whimsical and great to hang around!  Get it? Haha. While shopping a few weeks ago I found these. As someone who you could say is a party lover, I immediately searched the color selection. I love the look of them but there were no solid colors to be found. Sometimes I wonder if I am a party purist, meaning that most color elements of the party need to be solid, or maybe I am just picky at what colors I want mixed. Either way, I looked at what this new-fangled pom was constructed with and I figured that plain crepe paper could be used to make some solid ones. Here I show you how!

Supplies –

  • Crepe paper fold (the full sheet rolls)
  • Scissors
  • Twine

Unpack each roll of crepe paper and cut the entire fold in half. Insert the point of your scissors in the folded edges and cut. Cut each section in half. While I was writing this I also thought you could make these with crepe paper streamers, if you had to, there would be a lot more cutting involved. Just cut the streamers into strips, either way would work.

DIY crepe paper poms by Hank + Hunt for The Sweetest Occasion

You now have many little strips of crepe paper. Take each one individually and pinch in the middle. Once you have done all of them, gather them all in one hand, pinching the center tighter. Tie the twine around the center and cut to length for hanging. Fluff and hang. Repeat!

DIY crepe paper poms by Hank + Hunt for The Sweetest Occasion

DIY crepe paper poms by Hank + Hunt for The Sweetest Occasion

Make a flurry or a few. I love these sherbet colors for late summer – these would be perfect for a baby shower or first birthday!

{Photos by Jenny Batt for The Sweetest Occasion.}

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11 thoughts on “DIY Crepe Paper Poms”

  1. A bit more complicated than I thought, especially the fluffying. Thinking about making these for my daughters baptism and communion. =)

  2. I love these! they look so much easier than tissue poms. I have been making tissue poms for years, and i always rip the tissue, or make one side longer than the other. I am going to try these next time. Thanks for sharing!

  3. This is so easy and cute! I have tons of crepe paper left over from previous parties. I just found out today one of my closest friends is having a boy and I’m planning my girlfriends bridal shower so I think I’ll be using this idea for both. Thanks for sharing!

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