Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Pom Pom Ring Tutorial

I hope you all Had an AMAZING Fourth of July
I did!
it was full of all sorts of Family Fun 
I'll post all about it later this week

But today it was back to the real world
and my real life full of insanity, changing dirty diapers 
in a public bathroom (ick I hate that)
Why Can't Little M wait to poop at home like him momma?
fixing dino nuggets, blogging, cooking dinner
playing with my little nugget 
and of course listening to my favorite song 

Tonight Tonight!
La la la, whatever, la la la, it doesn’t matter, la la la, oh well, la la la

We’re going at it tonight tonight
There’s a party on the rooftop top of the world
Tonight tonight and were dancing on the edge of the Hollywood sign

I don’t know if I’ll make it but watch how good I’ll fake it
Its all right, all right, tonight, tonight
-Hot Chelle Rae

Now that we have all enjoyed a little Hot Chelle Rae
Lets get on with the fun tutorial 
Read or not lets make a pom pom ring shall we?!

If you are like me you have probably been seeing those 
pom pom necklaces, brooches and headbands everywhere
Yes? Yes!
well that is because they are adorable!
So after finding this tutorial from Ash 
I decided well why not make myself a fun,
flashy and summery pom pom ring?
Yes! why not?
So here it is super cute, unique and easy

Supplies you will need:
-Fabric (your choice of color and type) 
I used the sheer 
-Hot Glue and Glue gun
-Ring form (got mine at Hobby lobby in a 3 pack)
- and felt

What I did:

While your hot glue gun is heatin up
You will First cut out a small circle 
from the felt
About the size of a dime
You want it to be able to fit on the top of your ring form

Then I cut out 8 circles
with a 2 inch diameter 
I just cut out squares stacked them on top of each other
and cut them all at once 
it worked awesome and was way faster then doing them one at a time

Now it is time for the folding and gluing
These are the simple tricks that get you the ruffled 
pom pom look so pay attention :)

You take your circle of fabric
fold it in half and then fold it in half again
creating the look of the picture above

Then you are going to want to glue it on 
I glued mine on in an easy pattern 
I glued it putting the corner of the ruffle in the center of the felt circle

Then you just repeat and repeat and repeat with all the circles
gluing them in a pattern 
I did four on the first layer until all the felt was covered 
then did a layer of three 
and then with the last ruffle 
I glued it sitting up in the middle 

Then once all your cute circle ruffles are glued on making a pom pom
you them glue your felt circle 
to the ring form 
then let it dry 

and voila you are done

And it will look a little something like this :)
Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy
and Isn't it pretty?!

One in every color?
for every outfit?
Yes please :)
I have seen something similar at both target and claires 
for like $8-10 
mine cost about $2 
at the most

So get to it and make some of your own
In your favorite color
to go with your favorite outfit
You will get tons of compliments on them 
I promise
I have gotten compliments on it every time I where one
Even from strangers at the store
Where did you get that?
You made that?
That ring is so cute!
I love them all and so will you

Also if you have any more questions 
email them to me or comment 
and I will get back to you all 

My state Canvas is linked up 
to all the parties in my Where I link tab HERE 
and here

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And just because....

Here are my boys hangin out on the back deck 
at my parents after roasting some mallows
Man I am lucky to have them 
Love summer time!
don't you?

And here is my sweet Maddux
I am sorry But  I LOVE this picture
and I am pretty impressed with myself 
for taking it
What a sweet boy 
I am so excited I was able to capture
his first corn on the cob 
and those gorgeous eyes 

Last week DIY showoff Featured my 4th of July Wreath!
I was so excited when I saw the email from her
She is a big blog and featured little me!

The DIY Show Off

Thank you for all your support and reading 
stay tuned for some more fun this week!


  1. super cute!! thanks for the tutorial!! i think i might have to make one now!

  2. Love this! I am going to try it out. I think I have everything on hand! Thanks for the tutorial!

  3. How cute! I love that song too. My 5 year old sings it all the time. :) I would love it if you would link up to my Tuesday Confessional link party going on now: http://www.craftyconfessions.com/2011/07/tuesday-confessional-link-up-2.html. I hope to see you soon!
    ~Macy from Confessions of a SAHM

  4. Thanks for posting that tutorial! Cannot wait to make a few :] I love your blog by the way!

  5. Soo fun! Thanks for showing us how to make our own!

    The Miller's from
    Prezidential Life.blogspot.com

  6. Adorable! The color possibilities are endless! You rock, my friend!

  7. ah this rocks! thanks for the tutorial:) and for linkin up!!

  8. Great ring and great tutorial. How fun to have one in every color!! Of course, you had to do one in yellow. BTW- the picture of your son is precious. Love it!

    Thanks so much for linking up to Strictly Homemade Tuesday. I always love seeing what you are up too...and yes I am your newest follower :)

  9. The rings are such a great idea! And congrats on being featured!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I'm so glad I found yours! Following you back!


  10. That is so cute. You make it look so easy.

    Bella Vida by Letty
    Have a great day.

  11. So stinkin' adorable!!!!!! I love! And I'm following! :)

  12. Love it!! Where do you find your ring forms? I am visiting from Tatertots and Jello and I am a new follower!! I would love if you would come link this up today or tomorrow morning at my Delicately Constructed linky party!
    Hope you have a great weekend!!

  13. These rings are so cute! I am in love with those pom-poms . . . I never thought to try them on a ring!! I am for sure going to do this! We just wanted to stop by and thank you for linking up to our first link party last week. We appreciate your support so much! We would love to have you stop by again this week and link up more of your great things at Strut Your Stuff Saturday!
    -The Six Sisters



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