I thought I’d post this simple but cute DIY tissue paper/tassel garland that Cady did last week. You can find these everywhere online for 20-30 bucks. No thank you, they are easy and fun to make! I also took a few pics of her room because it is RARELY clean!
Here are the steps.
1. Gather supplies: A few packs of tissue paper, scissors, thick string to lace your pom-poms through. Cady chose colors that coordinated with her room, but you could use colors for a party, nursery, etc. We also found some gold string on clearance at Hobby Lobby – that was sort of the determining factor, it was cheap. Embroidery string would also work great.
2. Start with a single piece of tissue paper. Fold it in half.
3. Fold in half again.
4. Fold in half again. I put arrows on the above graphic to show which direction to fold.
5. & 6. Cut strips into the paper leaving about an inch at the top.
7. Unfold the paper and cut in half. This will give you 2 pom-poms. Put one aside.
8. Unfold pom-pom and start to roll from bottom. Be sure to keep your “streamers” relatively untangled on the sides.
9. Once your pom-pom is rolled up start twisting that middle section. Twist tight.
10. & 11. Twist your section over on itself until it form sort of a loop.
12. Repeat steps above until you have desired number of pom-poms. Lace your pom-poms onto your string and hang!
Voila! So cute and trendy and takes less than a half hour and costs less than $5.
And as a bonus – here is a mini tour of Cady’s room.
I knew when I looked at this house that this was a great room for Cady. It’s the size of a master and has a beautiful bay window and nice blond wood floors.
She has done a nice job adding her personal touches but still keeping it not “kiddy”. Ya know?
I’d love to have a nice built-in bench at that bay window but for now that little couch folds into a full size bed for friends and company.
So now, go make a fun tissue garland for your house! It would be a fun craft for any party, shower or even holidays.