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Easy Valentine’s Day Pom Pom Wreath

For the last year, I have been obsessed with Pom Poms.  I discovered this fun and easy Pom Pom maker that takes the old-fashioned fun of Pom Pom making and brings it to a new, kid-friendly fun way of decorating and creating with Pom Poms.

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Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath

As a child, the women of my family make all kinds of crafts with pom poms.  My Aunt Lois stated to me on pom poms and she made the most beautiful rag cat aminals for all of her grandchildren at Christmas one year. When my family arrived at her house for the after Christmas dinner, I was so taken by the beautiful Pom Pom animals she made she spent the afternoon instructing me on pom-pom making with different sizes of cardboard. (she would have gone wild over the new contraption that makes uniform Pom Poms with no guesswork).

Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath

Making A Pom Pom Wreath With Easy Pom Pom Maker

As the New Year crawls in with tons of snow to February and Valentine’s Day, I decided to brighten up our home, now that the Christmas decorations are all nestled in the attic. Beautiful rose-red and white yarn made the most beautiful Pom Poms.

With a simple wire ring and the teamwork and laughter of our daughter Katie, we make the perfect and Easy Valentine’s Day Pom Pom Wreath.  (you can choose any size ring that you want for this wreath, I got mine at Micheals. I also found cute heart shape frames here. Remember what every size you pick when completed will be larger.)

Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath

With Katie at home for a week, we had so much fun picking out yarn colors, watching movies, laughing and catching up, and making dozens of Pom Poms.  Katie had a great idea to mix the red and white yarn with a multi-color Pom Pom. The color combination adds a depth of color that the deep red and the bright white. Kate picked a beautiful rich navy and gray for a garland to sheer up her apartment.

Supplies Needed

Steps for Your Pom Pom Wreath

  • Purchase your frame and yarn colors
  • Purchase the Pom Pom Makers from Amazon.
  • Pick out the two largest sizes of the makers.
  • Have fun while you make 10 to 15 Pom Poms of each color.
  • Remember the depth of color to use two colors of yarn at once for one color of Pom Pom.
  • I use one size maker or each color, the largest for the red, and the red & white, and the next size down for the all-white.
  • Make sure when you tie the middle of the maker to hold it together that you leave long tails. This will be used to tie the Pom Pom to the frame.
  • For an easy to follow picture instructions on the Pom Pom maker, check out this post by Keystoinspiration.
  • Trim up any stray yarn, (but not the tails for tying).
  • Fluff the Pom Poms by shaking them.
  • Tie the Pom Poms to your wireframe in any pattern you like.
Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath

Tips For Pom Pom Making

  • Start winding on one end, wrap over that arm three times ending at the outer end, close in that arm and then wrap on the other arm.
  • Use really good sharp scissors to cut the yarn wrapped around and the maker is closed.
  • Cut a matching piece of yarn at least 6 inches to tie the middle.
  • Tie as really tight as you can.
  • Make sure to leave the tails of the yarn you use for the middle so you can tie this to the frame.
Easy Valentine's Pom Pom Wreath

I love the final results it is a perfect decoration to contrast with all the white outside. Valentine’s has always been one of my favorite holidays.  I love the color red and white and I love anything in a heart shape. After decorating the house with my new wreath and putting my heart table runner out, (my first and only quilt project) I am ready to start baking with all things hearts.

Other Pom Pom Post You May Be Interested In

 St. Patricks day I created a shamrock Pom Pom Garland

For Easter a bunny garland with Pom Pom tails.

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13 Comments

  1. Absolutely beautiful! I would hang it all year round, not just Valentines. Thanks for sharing and happy FF!

  2. What a cute idea! I think I need to go and buy some yarn! Thanks for bringing to Fiesta Friday – lots of lovely things this week don’t you think?!

  3. Too bad a pom pom maker was not available when all the kids were younger. We made pot holders… Great idea and I know everyone would have fun making these. Thanks for sharing with Fiesta Friday!

  4. I had to share. I know you say its a Valentine wreath, but all the people I know and live around would LOVE it as a University of Alabama wreath, so I had to show them. Roll Tide!
    🙂 gwin

    1. That is so cool. I am so glad you like it. I am a Ohio State Grad, I need to make a scarlet and gray one. Thanks for the idea.

    1. That is a great idea. I also am thinking of spring and another wreath. They are so much fun and fast to make.

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