So Pretty Pom Pom Pillows
You won’t believe how easy this POM POM Pillow is to make! I had a pair of nice linen-like white pillows with braided trim. They’re “foundational pillows” but I wanted to amp them up a bit! By adding pom-poms, these pillows are attention grabbers! I can’t wait to show you how I made them…
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You just might have a pillow or two in your stash to make this pretty pom-pom pillow!
Ready to kick up your pillows a bit?
I found this pillow at Anthropologie and fell in love with it. They are very well made and the pom-poms make then sassy and fun. You can see them HERE.
HOW TO MAKE A POM POM PILLOW
Don’t you love diy’s that don’t have a long commitment? I made this pillow in a couple of hours one afternoon!
And it’s not rocket science. Once you get the knack of making the pom-poms you can whip them out in about two minutes and thirty seconds. How do I know? I timed myself making a pom pom. It took two minutes and eighteen seconds!
Then it’s a matter of gluing the pom-poms on to the pillow!
HERE’S WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Nothing complicated here! You will need just a few things to make this delightful home decor DIY.
Here’s what I used to make this DIY…
- pillow 18 inches or more (my pillow was 22 inches)
- yarn (see my yarn HERE and HERE)
- pom-pom maker (see it HERE)
- hot glue
I chose two cotton yarns. One in white and one in a cream color. I like the look of cotton pom-poms for this sweet project.
HOW TO MAKE A POM POM PILLOW
The first thing you need to do is to get to know your pom-pom maker! It’s a funny little gadget! Once you get comfortable with it you can become a pom-pom making machine!
The instructions were on the back of the package the pom-pom maker came in.
Here’s how the maker looked while I was making a pom-pom.
This DIY is not rocket science! You can make as little or as many pom-poms to embellish your pillow!
I liked the look of the Anthropologie pillow so I used it as a template, of sorts!
After I made 14 cotton pom-poms I gave any long ends a bit of a haircut with my scissors. I trimmed up any overly long cotton yarn strands.
I really wanted the pom-poms to be a bit wild. So I didn’t cut every strand all precisely the same length.
I placed the pom-poms on the pillow cover and when I liked the spacing and design I hot glued them down. It’s that easy!!!
I have another pillow cover just like the one I used to make the pom-pom pillow and will make a matching pillow!
Just think of all the beautiful pillows you can create!
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Love this post. I’m a pompom kinda’ gal. Definitely making a few. Thanks for sharing.
Hi Barb, this is such an easy pillow to make! I’m so glad you are making a few too!
These pillows are really cute. Did you mix the white and cream yarn in one pom pom or just ordered 2 different colored yarns for separate pillows? Thanks
Great question Marty! Yes, I mixed both yarns together. It made the pom-pom color look a bit softer.
So cute! But I think I would have sewn them to the pillow cover. Then I could re-style them when my taste changes. Thanks for the inspiration!
Have a blessed day!
Great idea, Susan!
Where do you store your grand kiddos toys when they are visiting with you
I have a huge basket that most of the toys fit in. I put it in the corner of the sunroom. When they play with them the toys are everywhere. I just embrace the chaos and love having them when they are here.
Love DIY pillows!!!! Thank you so much for the wonderful tried and true recipes!!!
Do you have a link for the braided trim pillow covers you used?
Love this idea. Thanks for sharing!
The link to “How to Build A Pillow Collection Like A Pro” is no longer available.
Sorry, I’ll fix that. Here it is https://www.stonegableblog.com/how-to-have-a-pillow-collection-like-a-designers/
What size (inches)of Pom poms did you make and how many rounds did you wind?
This was quite a while ago and I’m not sure where I put my pom-pom maker! Sorry!