December 11th, 2012

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DIY: Pom Pom Necklace

Last weekend, Alicia came over and we had a lovely time catching up over iced coffee + making pom poms.  (You can see what she did with hers here.)  Let me just tell you… a pom pom maker is a wonderful thing.  Lauren introduced me to it a while back but I had yet to actually do anything with mine.  I could sit for hours making pom poms.  It’s relaxing and a bit cathartic…  a great way to spend an afternoon with a friend.

 

You’ll need: Three different sized pom-pom makers.  (I used Clover’s small set and the smaller size of the large set.) // Yarn (I used this one, it’s so soft!)  // Chunky gold chain  // 2 Jump Rings // 1 Brass Lobster Clasp

27 Responses to DIY: Pom Pom Necklace

  1. Laura December 11, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    You can make a pompom with two bits of cardboard each in a ring shape, holding them together and wrapping the yarn around them both, then cutting the yarn as with the pompom maker and wrapping a thread or piece of yarn between the two cardboard rings (that’s if you don’t want to spend ten dollars on something you can get for free!)

    Love the necklace!
    Laura x

  2. Judy December 11, 2012 at 9:00 am #

    So pretty, and so simple. I want to try!

  3. Drew @ Catfish & Caviar December 11, 2012 at 9:26 am #

    Never knew there was such thing as a pom pom maker! This necklace is adorable!

  4. Chelsea December 11, 2012 at 9:27 am #

    I like the juxtaposition of the pom pom and the chain! I am pretty obsessed with pom pom makers right now as well. They are just so satisfying. xo

  5. Alyssa December 11, 2012 at 10:39 am #

    I definitely need to get my hand on a pom pom maker…I never knew something so nifty existed!

    Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

  6. Christin December 11, 2012 at 11:20 am #

    i want to make pom poms. i could knit them on things and take a year to finish them :)

  7. Miro - Dose of Dash December 11, 2012 at 11:53 am #

    I kind of just want to make pom poms… all day! Looks like so much fun and an easy way to dress up an old knit hat or scarf.

  8. Kelly | Fabulous K December 11, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    Love, love, love! And neeeed a pom pom maker in my life for sure!

  9. Erin @ Thanks, I Made It December 11, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

    Great necklace, Grace! Love the pompoms with the big gold chain.

  10. Julieta December 11, 2012 at 3:11 pm #

    Wonderful Necklace, and that’s a great tool too! xoxo Julieta

  11. Tamra {ever swoon} December 11, 2012 at 7:54 pm #

    I love pom poms! My grandma used to crochet slippers for us with pom poms on top and they are my favorite ever. So, poms always put a smile on my face and remind me of her. I’ve got to get one of those contraptions to make poms! Thanks grace!

  12. Rowena @ rolala loves December 11, 2012 at 9:16 pm #

    This is so cute! I’m like obsessed with pom poms so this is right up my alley! Totally gonna pin and try to make. I have some hot pink yarn that would be great! Thanks!

  13. Vikki December 12, 2012 at 8:18 am #

    So charm necklace!

  14. Amalia Morales December 12, 2012 at 8:46 am #

    Me encanta el blog! la moda es arte, porque esta llena de creatividad, de buen gusto, y nos hace ser un poquito mas felices… En mi recien nacido blog no podia no estar la moda presente! y tu direccion en mis likns…

    http://iamwave.blogspot.com.es/

    Enhorabuena, y sigue asi!

  15. Elizabeth // The Now December 12, 2012 at 1:48 pm #

    Adorable!!! The poms definitely make this necklace! Great job.

  16. A Brit Greek December 13, 2012 at 4:25 am #

    I just love this, so super fun! Thanks for stopping by lovely!
    x.o.x.o

  17. Brynn {chartreuse & a twist} December 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm #

    Okay…totally love that we are in pom-pom sync this week ;) your necklace came out SO cute!!! You are so fancy with your pom pom maker…and in varied sizes??!! I am feeling a little old fashioned over here with my fork method ;) ha! XO Brynn

  18. brighton December 14, 2012 at 6:51 pm #

    Grace! This is too cute! I love it! and so festive too!

  19. Julie Leah December 15, 2012 at 7:03 pm #

    Pom pom makers?!?! You continue to amaze me!! :)

    xx

  20. Eileen December 19, 2012 at 11:36 am #

    The pom poms are so cute! where can i get pom pom makers?

    • Grace Atwood
      Grace Atwood December 19, 2012 at 12:32 pm #

      Hi Eileen, I linked to them in the post!

  21. Camille Iman December 23, 2012 at 2:37 am #

    What a great idea for a necklace, the blend of comfy yarn paired with hard metal is very cool!

  22. Belinda December 25, 2012 at 9:27 pm #

    In our local town, we don’t have a store that solely sells stuff for crafts. We don’t even have pom pom makers or Mod Podge for that matter. Now, I can just die in envy looking at this beautiful necklace.

    • Grace Atwood
      Grace Atwood December 25, 2012 at 9:43 pm #

      Hi Belinda,
      Luckily everything here can be purchased online! I linked to all of the materials at the bottom of the post :)

      • Grace Atwood
        Grace Atwood December 25, 2012 at 9:43 pm #

        *bottom of the materials photo!

  23. Aimee December 26, 2012 at 2:27 pm #

    Thanks for your comment Grace! I adore these pom-poms!! :)

    <3 Aimee
    DIY Blog: http://www.swellmayde.com

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