This is such a great DIY. I made these cute flower poms for a dessert table backdrop for a customer.
You can see the whole party here.
The poms are made from napkins instead of tissue paper. Yep, you heard me right. When I saw these adorable napkins I was so excited! The color was exactly what I was looking for. And those polka dots, well, what can I say. I love them!
They went so well with the dessert table sign.
They’re made exactly the same way you would make tissue poms. Super easy!
I love that there are so many more options with napkins than tissue paper. And they are more durable too.
So let’s get started.
You can use either the dinner or the beverage size napkin. In this case I used the beverage size.
You’ll also need a little thin wire and some scrapbook paper.
Open the napkin, smooth it out and begin layering .
I stacked 8 napkins on top of each other evenly.
Begin at one end & make a one inch fold and crease well.
Turn over the stack and crease again.
Continue flipping the stack over and creasing accordian style until it is all folded.
Find the center and pinch all the layers together. Wrap the thin wire around securing them.
To open the flower, begin by gently pulling each layer toward the center.
Continue layer by layer until it’s all filled out. Isn’t it pretty?
I used a paper punch to make circles from sparkle cardstock for the center of my flowers and attached with a puff dot.
And there you have it. I love the way they turned out! Don’t you?
To see the whole dessert table, click here.
Who knew napkins could be so much fun!