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Valentine's Day pom-pom garland you can make in a snap

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Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Craft a simple pom-pom garland in reds, pinks and aquas to add a touch of Valentine's Day cheer to your home. Here are two easy ways to whip up pom-poms in no time for your colorful garland.

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Supplies:

  • Colorful yarn
  • Sewing scissors
  • Pom-pom makers (available online or at the craft store) or large serving fork
  • Needle

Instructions:

Technique #1: pom-pom maker

Step 1:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

With your pom-pom maker open, start by wrapping your yarn around 1 side of your pom-pom maker.

Step 2:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Continue to wrap your yarn around to the other side of the pom-pom maker.

Step 3:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Once you have wrapped the pom-pom maker completely with yarn, clip the sides together.

Step 4:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Cut along the outer edge of the circular pom-pom maker with your scissors.

Step 5:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Using another piece of yarn, thread the yarn around the outer part of the pom-pom maker to tie the pom-pom together. Wrap tight and tie off.

Step 6:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Unclamp the pom-pom maker to release the pom-pom.

Step: 7

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Trim up the edges of the pom-pom and repeat steps #1-7 to create more pom-poms in various colors and sizes for your garland.

Technique #2: large fork

Step 1:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

For another way to create a pom-pom without the use of a pom-pom maker, use a large serving fork to wrap string around. Using the center space between the prongs, tie off the pom-pom and slip off the fork.

Step 2:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Cut the top and bottom loops of the pom-pom as they slide off the fork. Trim up the pom-pom to a rounded size as needed.

Step 3:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Once you have made enough pom-poms, use a needle on a thin piece of yarn or thread to place the pom-poms on a garland.

Finishing touches:

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

When threading the pom-poms on the garland, you can arrange the pattern in terms of shape and color as desired. You can also space out the pom-poms to your liking.

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

Hang your festive garland to add a touch of Valentine's Day cheer to your party or home decor!

Make this colorful Valentine's Day decoration with two easy techniques

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