Creating woolen yarn pom poms for wreaths
and other holiday embellishments
is one of my favorite crafty projects. Hello Lovely Handmade Pom Pom Christmas Wreaths shares peeks of these sweet wooly fluffy favorites.
Hello Lovely Handmade Pom Pom Christmas Wreaths
These DIY pom pom wreaths are cozy, fluffy, retro…and also
reminiscent of my childhood in the 1970s.
Tissue paper pom poms are also a favorite of mine
It’s our last night of vacation in Arizona, as I type this, and I am told back home, the first snowfall of white has blanketed Chicagoland.
So as soon as I return home, it will be time to deck the halls, find a beautiful Christmas tree, and begin adding simple touches including homemade cozy-lovely wool goodness.
I like how the fluffy wreaths are more hushed wintry decor than show-offy, look at me, bedazzled and blingin’ CHRISTMAS up in here!
Rather, they whisper ‘peace to you…let’s cozy on down.’
Right at home on an old grey toolbox.
I typically make my pom poms the old fashioned way. No pom pom makers, or mass production. Just my fingers wrapping woolen yarn round and round and round cardboard.
a few of my favorite textures mingling together
I offered pom pom wreaths in my etsy shop a few years back. Each is slightly different, and they aren’t created cheaply because they are so labor intensive.
I begin by tenderly covering a straw wreath
with Shabby Chic natural linen before attaching
two sizes of pom poms to the front.
The wooly wreath above is made with faux sheepy fur, beribboned with blush pink Barbara Barry designed fabric.
I painted the farmhouse-y child’s chair in a similar shade of pink and just loved the harmony of the pretties together in pristine fluffy snow.
on my dresser
The wreaths are simple, imperfect and humble, like the holiday trimmings with which I love to decorate.
Where would you hang your fuzzy wuzzy ring of woolen wonder?
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Peace to you right where you are.
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