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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
-3 yards of each pom pom trim in red, aqua, and apple green – all in 10 mm
(you might want to get a tad extra because I cut it kinda close)
– a piece of white 12×12″ card stock
– glue gun
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!
Linking up here: My Repurposed Life
Jaime @ Crafty Scrappy Happy says
oh my goodness, pick me pick me pick me! I LOVE their ribbon! I kind of really like the velvet in all different colors at the moment! Thanks for sharing your sweet tutorial with us too! LOVE it!
hehe! Thanks Jaime. I LOVE velvet ribbon too! Hmm…
Rachel (Lines Across) says
I love your little tree! ADORABLE! It’s hard to choose from so many great things… I like the french cotton stitched ribbon a lot. Thanks for the tutorial and giveaway!
Thanks Rachel! : )
I love ribbons!!! Please pick me!!! :))
And the Christmas tree is amazing!! I have just pin it to my holiday board – i will definitely doing it this year!
Thanks for sharing Caroline! : ) I’d love to see how yours turns out!
love the Red Pom Pom Fringe 10mm Trim with 6mm Balls
Jennifer Alexander says
Oh my gosh. The website has too much to choose from! All of the ribbon looks fantastic, and lots of colors to choose from. Thanks for the giveaway!
Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon says
LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!!!!!
Lol!! Forgot to say wich one i love more!! too excited, sorry :))
But, you know it’s really hard to choose, i love aqua, so i will say the aqua pom pom fringe :))
Thanks again for this great giveaway :))
haha! Good choice ; )
I love the November 2011 Limited Edition Jar!! I love all the ribbon in it!
http://www.ribbonjar.com/product_p/13203.htm this turkish pattern woven ribbon is ONE of my favorites. I always check the sale section of sites first!
I like the December Christmas Tree pack…would be fun for Christmas crafts!
I would probably purchase grosgrain ribbon as it is a staple for my craft works, but there are some adorable trims AND fun ideas at the Ribbon Jar. Thanks for the giveaway!
Jenelle Boxberger says
Rick Rac and Ribbon
Love the mini 6mm pompoms. I want to do this project but smaller size using the little poms!
So many great designs and colors, but I would choose Snowflakes on Red Woven Ribbon or the Rick Rac pack. Thanks for the giveaway!!
Carol Fleming says
That’s my kind of Christmas Tree….simple, easy and stunning! :)
Carol Fleming says
OOooooooops! I forgot to tell you what I liked Best!
I love the Cherry Stitched Red French Cotton Ribbon 20mm
Sandy T. says
I love their custom jars, they are so cute!
I LOVE all the pretty woven ribbons. Especially the holiday ones and the forest friends one.
Chocolate Stitched Chocolate French Cotton Ribbon 20mm is my favorite one!
I love all of the pom pom trim. Were planning a trip to Disney for next year, I would love red, white, or black for some clothes I want to make Miss Riley!
Awesome opportunity! I went to their site and I like the White Sand 12mm Herringbone Ribbon! I’d love to win some ribbon, so I can package up some pretty Christmas gifts for friends and family.
I love the Bellflower Jar! Great color and such a fun idea.
Love the stitched french cotton ribbon! Thanks!
Love their jars … their ribbons are pretty too but I just LOVE jars .. especially the custom jars . Thank you for this cute tutorial, what a great and simple idea!
I like the 10 yards of fun, fabulous ribbon pack!
Jess from Cox's Corner says
That is seriously such a fun idea! I LOVE pom pom ribbon trim!
Jessica @ Dear Emmeline says
so cute! love those little furry pom pom trims! it makes me think of a tree full of ornaments!
Briana Richardson says
I love the jars of ribbons!
Hi Ashley! So wonderful creation, simply love it! Thank for that and have a great weekend!
SO cute!! I would love some 16mm red ric rac for Christmas!!
I’ve pinned this!
Seriously, too cute! I like the grey lace trim.
i must say the pom poms you used are my favorite! no joke, i have fiesta dishes in those three colors. so bright and cheery!
Love that Pom Pom Ribbon and the color combo is too cute! Turned out really cute and classy.
Thanks so much Beckie! I am having so much fun with these colors this year! Thanks for stopping by : )
I just love the Pompoms and the natural fiber ribbons!!
Vanessa B says
yep, Ive got a crush on pom pom’s too and luv the Green, Red and White (small) at the shop :-) Thanks!!!
Christina at I Gotta Create! says
Ashley, these are TOOOO DARNED CUTE!!
<3 Christina at I Gotta Create!
Thank you! So glad you like them : ) and thanks for sharing! Have a great weekend!
karen r says
I love you tree and am going to have to make one of those myself! The Ribbon Jar is an amazing site, with so many fun trims and ideas! Pick one favorite?! I guess I’ll have to go with the Pink Pom Pom trim as I just love poms and pink!
Thanks Karen! Yes one could get in trouble on the Ribbon Jar ; ) Especially those of us that just like to buy it and don’t really have a plan other than storing it for later, lol! Thanks for entering!
nest of posies says
the velvet, the grosgrain ribbon & those jars are so fun! really anything.
i love trims! so fun!
Jowyn Jenson says
I love the pom pom Christmas Tree. Pick me please !
Jaimee @ Craft, Interrupted says
Ahh! I’m head over heeeeels for these!! Saw you on Simply Designing. I’m pinning!
Aww thanks Jaimee! So glad you like them : ) I am a bit of a pom pom addict!! Have a great weekend!
I like the stitched french cotton ribbon!
Amy DeCesare says
Your project is fantastic…so adorable and pretty at the same time! I’ve just discovered you, and am going to look and see what else you’ve made!
Thank you so much Amy! I hope you found some other fun ideas ; ) Have a fantastic question, and if you ever need to ask a question, don’t hesitate to send me an email!
Allison C says
I like the white measuring tape ribbon!
Ellen M. says
That tree is adorable!!! I love their Turquoise Mosaic ribbon, and the collection jars too. Thanks for the great tutorial and the giveaway!
Amy C says
I don’t see a rafflecopter widgit so hopefully I can still enter here! I lov ethe ompom ribbon tree – it would make such a great table centrepiece :)
Hi Amy! Sometimes it takes just a few moments to load fully. Maybe try refreshing the page. If not I believe you can get straight to the widget here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/895f6821/
My most favorite on their site is the White Spinning Wheels on Purple Woven Ribbon 10mm. love the purple and the fact that it’s reversible. Looks great.
What an adorable pom pom tree! :) My favorite ribbon would be the Scarlet French Crushed Velvet Ribbon. So beautiful!
Michele T says
This is such a sweet idea… I never thought to do anything like it with pompom ribbon! Thanks for sharing. As for my favorite item… wow, there is sooooo much to choose and I love them all!
I love any of the pompom fringe ribbon. They are so completely adorable. So is your tree. So cute and fun. You can even make a trio in varying heights. Love this idea.
Omg, this is darling! I love ribbon, and have collected it or years, I find it hard to slap n a package to I’ve away, I find most people don’t appreciate it enough ;)
Thanks so much Stacey!
Sande L. says
Oh my Pom Poms….my daughter and I love them. I have to make this tree for her and the colors you chose are her Xmas colors this year. Of course, we love ribbon also. I especially love velvets in dark rich colors. Thanks for the opportunity to win and for the sweet tutorial.
Oh you have a partner in crime. I live for coffee…it truly is the nectar of the Goddess’s. I drink pots not cups a day.
YAY! They are such fun colors aren’t they?! I am LOVING all the projects with them! Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!!
Christine @ Projects Around The House says
This is so adorable! I want one for myself. I’ll be on the lookout for pom pom fringe the next time I’m at the craft store.
Thanks so much Christine!
I love the Green and Yellow Plaid with Rust Stripe:)
Jane T says
I love ribbon of all kinds. I am almost embarrassed at the amount of ribbon I have, but always have room for more. Can’t get enough!!!
Michele @ Better Organized Living says
I love your tree. It’s so cute. The colors you choose really look awesome!
Thank you so much Michelle! I am loving these colors this year : )
Trinity B. says
Wow, they certainly have a LOT to choose from! I think ric rac is the greatest and looks so cute on just about anything. That is definitely my favorite, and I love all the vibrant colors they have to choose from. It would be really cool if someone started making patterned ricrac….they may already but I’ve never seen it. Thanks for this chance to win!
I am going to pick the velvets at this time. I think I may have a plan for some of those colors. :)
Love this project. My son enjoys crafting and this would be perfect for us to do together. Their website has so many great ribbons, but right now I’m eyeing the Novembers Treasure ribbon pack!
Rouge velvet ribbon9mm is calling my name ,Martha here i am !!!also the Charttruese velvet ribbon,Boadeaux ,tweed silk melange ribbon.Thanks, martha
Hani Shabbir says
One word for your tree “WOW”. I love it, love it and super love it! :)
Thanks for linking up at the Friday Fun party!
I am sharing it everywhere I can.
Thanks so much Hani! SO glad you like it! I am LOVING doing all these handmade decorations this year!
I’m going to have to make this tree!!!!!
Jenny C says
What a funky tree!
I love the black flirty lace on The Ribbon Jar site.
Sarah @ Alderberry Hill says
This is so beautiful, love it…love your background too!
I`m with you, I love the pom pom trim!
Thanks Sarah! The background is just scrapbook paper… hehe! : )
I love all the herringbone ribbons, the greens the most! I also love the pom pom, it is so hard to resist :). The tree is adorable! That seems like just the right decoration for Christmas with little ones around. My littles always love to touch everything!
Secret Burkheiser says
I love their Measuring Tape on Natural Reversible Twill 16mm. It is sooo cute! I love your pom pom tree!
Tina from A Few Pretty Things says
It’s incredibly cute!
Shelly Bailey says
Hi there, Love this project!! I am a new follower from the Under the Table and Dreaming blog party. Hugs, Shelly from shellybailey.blogspot.com
Yay! So glad to have you here Shelly! Thanks for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment! Hope you have a fantastic weekend!
I would get moss green velvet ribbon for a green and fuscia dress I am making for Thanksgiving.
Love all the fabulous choices…my fave is the Turquoise Mosaic Wave Woven Ribbon. Thanks!
I saw cones in a lot of sizes at craft warehouse this weekend and thought of you. :)
Aww man! I still can’t find any! Thanks for thinking of me : ) Have a great weekend!
I LOVE ribbon! I could put it everywhere! I adore the Pom Pom ribbon because like you, I adore PomPom’s. I use them quite often in my line of work! My favorite ones would have to be the Spa, White and Chocolate Brown.
your tree is so cute! i never would have thought to use pompom ribbon like that!
Thanks so much Erin! Have a fabulous weekend!
That tree is so stinkin’ cute! I love the website, esp. the herringbone ribbon in carrot. Thanks for the giveaway!
Ashley, I love this project! So fun! Thank you so much for participating in the Blog Hop!
My pleasure Julie! I had so much fun with this project! Thanks for letting me be a part of it!
ack! the tree…i LOVE it! i’m not sure there is anything more fun and happy-making than a pom pom, let alone a whole string of them! i am, however, drooling over the collection of french velvet ribbons. oh, my.
This is so cool! I love this idea, can’t wait to try it myself – maybe with red, white and green :)
Thanks Meredith! Those are my normal colors, love them!! I’d love to see if you make one!
What a GREAT idea, such a cute tree! Visiting from Pam’s Treasure Hunt Thursday!
Thanks so much Cindy! SO glad you like it!! Have a fantastic weekend!
Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage says
THAT trim is my fave cause your tree is AWESOME!!
hehe… thanks Angie! I kinda love it too! If I could decorate my house for Christmas year round (and not be considered a weirdo) I would so do it! lol!
I LOVE the colors you chose for this and that you incorporated BLUE! Very cute…modern & vintage!
I love the classic grosgrain ribbon. It would be perfect for my upcoming project.
Thanks for the great tutorial and giveaway!
I like the Peacock Grosgrain Ribbon.
That is the sweetest little tree! So so cute!! I am going to check out the other sites…I think that’s the hop! Crossing my fingers that I win!!
I love that tree! What a great idea.
Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons says
This is awesome! We would love for you to share this on our Kitchen Fun and Crafty link party! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/11/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link_15.html
Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke says
That is SO very adorable! Saw it at the 36th avenue;)
Chrissy @ Teo Everyday Divas says
I just made some cone Christmas trees the other day, but none of them turned out as cute as this one. I love the pom-pom tree it is super cute!!
jeannie vitanza says
so adorable. i have never seen pom pom ribbon before…but i will surely look for it now to create this project!!! way cool and it looks so simple!!!
where do you put the rick-rack?