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Today I am going to share my Pom Pom Ribbon Christmas Tree with you as part of a blog hop sponsored by
Pom Pom Ribbon Christmas Tree
Usually for Christmas I try to go with a traditional “pretty” aka don’t-touch-that-tree- look.
This year my kids have really taken to crafting along with me so I wanted to make it super fun for them!
I decided I would go with more of a whimsical cartoon-y look!
I have to say I am having so much fun with it!
Before we get started, let’s talk about where I got this fabulous pom pom ribbon!
The Ribbon Jar is proud to offer 1,200 of the most delicious ribbons you’ll find anywhere. In addition we’ve started carrying a special selection of notions to help in your crafting adventures. From velvets, jacquards and ric-rac to specialty trims our goal has always been to make quality ribbon and trim available by the yard to every day crafters. We continue to offer Special Collections in jars and for more economical shipping our curated collections are available as ribbon packs. We’re so excited to have Ashley participating in our blog hop and can’t wait to see her creative use of our ribbon!
So here is what I used to make fun fun little tree
I decided to go with the pom pom ribbon trim for a few reasons.
One. I just absolutely adore pom poms : ) and Two. It just felt like “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
and that is exactly what I was going for!
I also got the metallic sand ric rac for a little something extra in my holiday decor.
I just wrapped that around some wooden spools and it.is. SO FUN!
So this is really easy to make, I promise!
The hardest part is making the cone!
take your 12×12 card stock and make a cone.
To do this I tied a string around a pencil, held the end of the string in one corner and used it like a compass to draw from one corner to the next to get a pie shape.
If this doesn’t make sense there are tons of tutorials online… I just kinda combined a few tutorials. Or you can just buy a paper mache cone (I couldn’t find any at Hobby Lobby)!
Take your pom pom trim and figure out an order of the colors. I chose to go green, aqua, red.
Start at the bottom and glue them down using your hot glue gun.
Wrap it around, gluing a few spots along the way until you meet back to where you started. Glue right next to the raw edge and trim off the excess.
Keep repeating until you are done!
So would you like to win a $25 gift certificate
to The Ribbon Jar for some Holiday Crafting?!
Well, today is your lucky day! Not only do you have a chance to win, but if you follow along in the blog hop, you will have up to
So make sure to visit the other ladies in the hop:
If you would like a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to The Ribbon Jar simply enter below using rafflecopter. This contest is open to all readers, domestic and international. For more chances to win please visit the other blogs on our hop. Good luck!
Amber @ Life in Color Wednesday, November 7th,
Ashley @ Cherished Bliss Thursday, November 8th
Lindsey @ LRstitched Friday, November 9th
Christina @ The Sometimes Crafter Saturday, November 10
Jen @ Betty Crocker Ass Sunday, November 11
Katy @ no big dill Monday, November 12
Melissa @ all buttoned up Tuesday, November 13
Julie @ Color Chic Wednesday, November 14
disclosure: I was provided the ribbon for this post, but all opinions are 100% mine!
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