Do you have pretty yarn in your stash but aren’t sure what to do with it? Make these 50+ pom pom crafts that will inspire you!
I’m a huge sucker for pom poms. In fact, I have two big bags of them in my craft stash, and I also have a bunch of pom pom trim. I don’t know what it is about them – I just love the colorful fuzziness!
The only problem is that besides making a pom-pom monster, I haven’t had any brilliant ideas of what to do with them. And what do you do with a pom-pom monster?
Anyhoo, this collection of 50+ pom pom crafts gives me some great inspiration for how to use what I currently have in my stash – and tempts me to buy more.
I’m going to force myself to make one of these projects first before I go hog wild and buy more pom poms. Which one is your favorite? Scroll down to see them!
Pom Pom Crafts
Pom pom crafts are perfect for beginners! You're going to love this list of over 50 ideas, ranging from decor to party to jewelry to fashion and more. Perfect for all skill levels.
Pom Pom Wall Hanging
Learn how to make a pom pom wall hanging using bright colors of yarn - easy enough for a beginning crafter.
DIY Pom-Pom Sandals
Find a pair of old summer sandals in your closet and give them a new lease on life with pom poms.
Cherry Pom Pom Keychains
These cherry pom-pom keychains are a great end-of-summer craft and perfect for back to school. Great for backpacks, or perfect for keys for young drivers.
DIY Floral Pom Poms
These beautiful poms use a lighter weight yarn and are inspired by traditional Huichol Indian adornments. The possibilities for cool color combinations are endless.
Dress Up a Beanie
Take a plain hat to the next level with some neon yarn - if you can sew on a button, then you can make this heart-patterned pom pom beanie!
Pom Pom Garland
Making a pom pom garland is so simple! I'll show you how to do it in the color and size that you like. Perfect for beginning crafters!
A Most Colorful Wreath
When I say this DIY wreath is the most interesting you've ever seen, I mean it! The combination of yarn and succulents might seem strange, but it totally works.
Pom Pom Sweater DIY
The author found a pom pom sweater for her daughter and wanted one in her size. So Laura decided to use a rainbow of poms to make a plain fashion find a bit more fun.
Make a Pom-Pom Tutu
Tutus are darling - and this one is even more so with colorful pom poms lining the bottom. It's easier to sew than you might think! Is it weird to want one for myself?
Easy Leather Bookmarks
Learn how to make a pom pom bookmark using colorful soft leather! A fun gift idea for your favorite book reader or even as a teacher gift.
Stool with an Upgrade
I would never think to use yarn to cover a stool, but this is a cool and colorful idea! Grab a plain stool from IKEA and make it fun with this DIY.
Pom Pom Wreath
Use yarn and a pom pom maker to make this simple pom pom wreath! This is a very easy home decor project.
Branches as Decor
To me this display says, "I care about decorating but I also have a wild side." I love it! Pom poms on branches add just the right amount of color to a room.
Colorful Party Hats
Make this pretty party hats in any color combination! I have decided that a pom pom party hat is making an appearance at my next shindig, otherwise I'll probably be wearing these around the house. They're that fun!
Pom Pom Trees in Planters
Combine handmade yarn pom poms with wine corks and sticks to make adorable pom pom trees you’re going to love. Great for simple decorating.
If you can put pom poms on furniture and in your hair, why not decorate a pendant light with them? This is a fun idea, especially for a kids' room or dorm.
No Sew Pom Pom Pillow
Add pretty details and a pop of color to any room with a simple DIY pom pom pillow - no sewing required! This is such an easy decor project.
Pillow Filled with Poms
There are pillows accented with pom pom trim - then there are pillows covered in them! This is a different version of the project above, made with mesh fabric as the backer.
Rainbow Tassel Garland
Rainbows make everything better and this velvet yarn garland is sure to put a smile on your face every single time you see it!
Pom Pom Storage Boxes
Acrylic storage boxes are so easy to decorate in fun and colorful ways - I love how Kelly gave hers a paint treatment with a yarn pom pom handle. Such a cute idea!
Tropical Pineapple Earrings
These earrings are adorable and incredibly easy to make. This pom pom craft is the 30-minute project you need to craft if you want to look like one fine pineapple!
Pom Pom Monograms
There are pom pom letters - and then there are pom pom LETTERS! This would look cute in a nursery or kid's room, and it's really easy to make with just a bit of gluing.
DIY Pom Pom Garland
Making cool yarn garlands is all about picking the right colors in my opinion! This garland does exactly that, and I would love to see this one on a Christmas tree.
Tassel and Pom Pom Charm
Straw bags are boring in and of themselves, so make a tassel and charm accent with some simple supplies. So colorful!
These cute curtains are a great way to bring fun details to your decor - they add some color without overtaking the whole room. Make with an inexpensive pair of sheers for a unique look.
DIY Faux Cacti
Small things tickle me, so I fell in love with these cute mini yarn cacti in pots when I first saw them! I want to make an entire garden of these darling succulents.
DIY Flower Wall Art
Looking for some unique yarn art that acts as a statement piece for your wall? This is super cute and who doesn't love pom pom flowers?
Crazy Pom Pom Rug
Make a boatload of pom poms in tons of colors, then put them together in this amazing rug project. What a great way to use up extra yarn!
DIY Pom Pom Lampshade
Trish glued pom poms onto this lampshade in a circular pattern - using the same colors palette as the shade actually made the project quite sophisticated.
DIY Festival Headband
There are no limits when it comes to festival wear! Pom poms are completely acceptable, which is why I love this colorful headband. Hello Coachella, here you come.
Easy DIY Beach Hat
There’s something very fun about the right beach hat in the summer. Make it even more perfect with the addition of some colorful pom trim.
Giant Pom Throw
Dress up a pretty throw with some giant pom poms - made using a pom pom maker. Easy to make and easy to attach!
Cocktail Napkins and Coasters
Use this method to make coasters - and you can even make napkins using the same tutorial. Maegan made these inspired by a $60 catalog find. You can do it for a lot less!
DIY Pom Pom Necklace
This DIY pom pom necklace is definitely a fun and whimsical necklace. It's a colorful, sculptural conversation piece to add character to your ensemble!
Boho Moroccan Pillow
Looking for a fun way to update your decor? Try this DIY moroccan pillow! Just add some color pom poms and yarn for a fun pop of color to a throw pillow.
Colorful Napkin Rings
Use a pom pom maker to create these napkin rings with your favorite colors of yarn. Perfect for everyday and also for holidays.
Purse That Pops
Amanda used a 99 cent cosmetics bag to make this fun and easy clutch. Want a statement piece? This is definitely it!
Pom-Pom Cake Topper
Who doesn't love a pom pom cake topper? I want one every year! I'm going to need two "4s" instead of just one 😮
Combining pom poms with ribbon and chain makes a cute necklace. This is unique and inexpensive to make.
Valentine Pom Pom Garland
Make a Valentine's Day pom pom garland for your holiday decor. The heart poms are easy to create.
Valentine's Day Wreath
The only difference between this and a regular pom pom wreath is that this uses a heart shaped form! Besides that, it's business and usual, and so easy to make.
Easter Bunny Garland
Learn how to make a bunny garland the easy way! Add a DIY yarn bunny tail for the cutest holiday decor ever.
Easter Bunny Wreath
This pom-pom Easter bunny wreath is easy to make with a mix of yarn and craft pom-poms and a set of bunny ears.
Easter Egg Tree
It never occured to me to shape pom poms like Easter eggs! These are fun to make with all different types of yarn. Such perfect holiday decor!
Ice Cream Pom Pom Garland
Garlands are such a versatile decoration – drape them across a mantle, string them around a plant, don them as a necklace . . . the styling options are endless. This pom pom ice cream garland is a fun project for crafters of all ages.
Easy Owl Pom Pom
Follow the detailed instructions and pictures to make your own DIY owl pom pom! This is a perfect craft to make with kids!
Pumpkin Pom Wreath
What looks like a pumpkin but isn't a pumpkin? This fun fall inspired wreath! Leave it up all through fall and Halloween to Thanksgiving.
DIY Multicolored Ornaments
If you’re looking to add some fun and color to your Christmas tree, look no further. These DIY multicolored pom pom ornaments are adorable and inexpensive!
DIY Pom Pom Christmas Tree
This larger pom pom tree might be time consuming to make, but for me? Totally worth it! Celebrate Christmas with this bright and colorful craft idea.
Pom Pom Christmas Wreath
Learn how to make pom pom wreath for Christmas! This is really pretty and perfect for beginning crafters who want to decorate for the holidays.
Pom Pom Christmas Garland
Learn how to make a pom pom garland for Christmas - hang it on the mantel, your tree, or in a doorway. Perfect for beginning crafters!
Easy Christmas Tree Craft
I loved this second version of pom pom Christmas trees with ornaments, toppers, and lights. This project shows there's more than one way to skin a cat (and celebrate Christmas!).
How adorable are these pom-pom gnome ornaments?! The designer was inspired by gnome/elf characters in traditional Scandinavian and Nordic folklore. They make me so happy and I want a tree full of them.
Pom Pom & Tassel Gift Toppers
Pom pom & tassel gift toppers: the gift that keeps on giving! Seriously. gifts are wonderful enough as they are, but topped with beautiful, reusable pom-tassel baubles, your gifts’ recipients will love the wrapping as much as the gifts themselves!
Christmas String Lights
Learn how to make adorable DIY pom pom Christmas lights! These little pom pom decorations are shaped like retro holiday lights and make a fun garland, colorful ornaments, or cute gift toppers.
Make a Winter Wreath
Learn how to make a winter pom pom wreath with this easy DIY pom pom wreath tutorial! This wreath will look great on your front door all winter long and is a great neutral wreath through the holiday season.
Which of these pom pom crafts is your favorite? I’d love to know in the comments! I’d also love for you to check out these other ideas: