Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty and perfect for birthday parties, baby showers, bridal luncheons and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Tissue paper pom poms

If you are looking for a pretty way to add flair to your next party without busting your budget, make tissue paper pom poms! These are so whimsical and fun for the perfect party decor.

You can do these in any color you choose and they are a lot of fun to make. It only takes a few minutes to get the the hang of making these and you will be on a roll.

This is one of our favorite party decorations to use and so frugal. They really look amazing though. Make this today for your next party!

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Let’s gets started with this easy tissue paper pom poms tutorial!

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

How to make small tissue paper pom poms:

My full sheet of tissue paper measured 20″ x 26″ so when I cut a sheet in half, it measures 10″ x 26″. You can cut the ends to be a point or rounded and they create a little different look for the pom poms. I like to experiment with both to get different looking pom poms to use.

With this size sheet (cutting in half) your pom poms will be 8″ in diameter.

Tips for DIY Tissue Paper Pom Poms:

If you use a full sheet, the pom poms will be 15-16″ across. I made one but it was huge. Just keep that in mind.

If you are doing the large pom pom, I’d use 16 sheets of one color.

Instead of fishing line you can use ribbon.

These are a lot of fun to make. Initially you may rip the tissue paper but don’t worry! It will usually fluff just fine and not show up at all.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Supplies you need for tissue paper pom poms:

  • Tissue Paper
  • Twist Tie or Floral Wire
  • Fishing Line
  • Scissors
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

How to make tissue paper pom poms:

Stack 4 sheets of the same color tissue paper together. Fold in half lengthwise and cut in half on the folded line. Stack the 8 sheets of tissue paper together.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Begin to accordion fold the tissue paper. An accordion fold is like folding a paper fan.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Starting at the short end, fold the paper so it’s about 1″ wide. Flip it over and fold it again.

Repeat, folding, flipping, folding until you have the entire sheet folded.

Wrap a twist tie around the center and twist tightly. If you hang the pom poms, cut a piece of fishing line and thread it through the twist tie. Knot the end.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

You’ll want to do this before you being to fluff the ball as it’s almost impossible to get to the center!

Use scissors to trim the end into a point or round shape.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Begin by unfolding the paper. Starting on one side, lift the paper up and away from the others, Continue this procedure to “fluff” the paper pom poms.

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Repeat on the other side until you have a completed tissue paper pom pom!

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 
Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Find your fishing line and hang your pom pom! It is that simple.

I love seeing all of the tissue paper pom poms hanging from the ceiling. They are also so pretty sitting on the table.

You are going to love these!

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

Now you know how simple it is to make tissue paper pom poms!

You can make a paper flower in an assortment of colors. Make one for Mothers day, a bridal shower and much more.

It is truly the perfect party decoration and everyone will love these paper pom poms. We have used these tissue pom poms for all sorts of thing!

From parties to holidays to showers and more, these are really the perfect decoration. You can sit them on the table as centerpieces or hang them from the ceiling.

The ideas are endless. You can make solid color pom poms or layer different colors of tissue paper to make a rainbow pom pom. So fun!

Come back and leave a comment letting us know how your tissue paper pom poms turned out.  I know they will look gorgeous!

Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

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Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

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Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

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Tissue paper pom poms are so pretty for birthday parties, baby showers and more. Learn how to make these easily with dollar store supplies. 

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