Posted: Mar 10, 2014 7:00 AM
 
The first day of spring is March 20, and it's the perfect occasion to do some crafting. Say goodbye to winter and welcome spring with a colorful paper pomander for your home that couldn't be easier to make!

When spring arrives after a long winter, it's natural to want to bring some of those vibrant spring colors straight into your home. This pretty paper pomander does just that, and is sure to add a touch of cheerfulness to any room in your home.

allParenting paper pomander materials

Supplies:

  • Assorted colors of crepe paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Styrofoam ball
  • Floral pins
  • Ribbon

Directions:

allParenting paper pomander step 1

Cut a piece of crepe paper that is 18 to 24 inches long. Crumple up the crepe paper, and then unfold it.

allParenting paper pomander step 2

Begin wrapping the crepe paper in a spiral to create the flowers. Use a dab of glue every few turns to hold the paper together.

allParenting paper pomander step 3

Make enough crepe paper flowers so that you can cover the entire Styrofoam ball.

allParenting paper pomander step 4

Slide a floral pin through the center of one of the flowers, then press the pin into the Styrofoam ball to hold the flower in place.

allParenting paper pomander step 5

Keep adding flowers to the Styrofoam ball until it is completely covered.

allParenting paper pomander step 6

Cut a piece of ribbon, and overlap the 2 ends to make a loop. Use 3 or 4 floral pins to pin the overlapping ends to the ball. Now your pretty paper pomander is complete!

allParenting paper pomander

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