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Make It : Pom-Pom Branches

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It's getting warmer in New York—I can tell that spring is just around the corner! In an effort to add some fresh décor for the coming season, I made some budding pom-pom branches.

Shaping Pom Poms

Sometimes pom-poms are oddly shaped when they come out of the package. I rolled each one several times between my palms to get them nice and round. Can you see the difference? The rolling also seems to give the pom-pom a more textured surface—more closely resembling a flower.

Springtime pom pom branch

I hot-glued just a few pom-poms of varying sizes onto a bare branch—maybe I'll add more as it gets warmer!

Not quite as good as the real thing—

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But still pretty, and they last much longer, too!

This springtime craft was inspired by the branches that Silke made for a Thanksgiving craft story this past November—do you remember these? Stunning!

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Silke added the handmade touch of custom dyed "berries" to her branches—she got the most beautiful range of color in her pom-poms.

Dyeing pom poms

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