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Pumpkin Tissue Pom

Materials:

  • Eight 20" x 30" inch sheets of orange tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • 1 brown chenille stem
  • 1 green chenille stem
  • Monofilament (fishing line) if you want to hang the pom pom from the ceiling

Instructions:

1. Stack eight 20" x 30" inch sheets of tissue.

2. Accordion pleat the length of the tissue paper, starting on one of the two short ends. One long end will be a folded edge and the other will be free. Make the pleats 1 1/2" inches wide.

3. Cinch the brown chenille stem around the middle of the stack of accordion pleated tissue paper and form a hanging loop out of the ends of the pipe cleaner.

4. Cut the ends into a rounded petal shape.

5. Fan out the accordion pleats and carefully separate each layer. Pull gently.

6. Fluff out all the layers into a nice rounded ball.

7. Twist the green chenille stem around the brown chenille stem to make “leaves.”

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