Friday, January 28, 2011

DIY- Pom pom dandelions

After seeing this image from countryliving via Lauren Lane Decor I was smitten with the idea and had to give it a go myself!

I got creative with a ball of wool (I used crimped wool) a pom pom maker, plastic flower stem and craft glue. The pom pom maker was $2.95 from Spotlight and was surprisingly easy to use, you cut a long length of wool (1-2m) and wrap it around the outside (through the middle) until it is totally covered. You then use a sharp pair of scissors and cut the wool around the outside and tie it off with another piece of wool. I will make some more pom poms and post pictures if my gibberish explanation has confused you more?.

This is what I came up with (looks a little rustic as I used crimped wool).



  1. Oh my goodness, how cute! I like yours better than the original!

  2. Those are adorable. I am loving your blog design too!

  3. Very clever and it.
    And LOVE the chairs!! I do remember your post about them...its actually what got me even more hooked ; ) x

  4. Very cool and very cheap!
    Well done.

  5. Yours look much better that the original pic! The look VERY real, I may have to copy...

  6. They look so good - I am so jealous!!

    I went to 3 craft stores and no one had a pom pom maker. I need to make a trip to Michaels this weekend.

  7. Ok all I have to say about this is- you go girl! Seriously adorable! You saw something you liked and then DIYed it on the cheap! Great job.


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