x

Paper Bag Pom Pom Necklace


Upcycle a paper lunch bag to create an adorable pom pom necklace! Add wood beads for as a finishing touch!

Materials


Instructions


Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.

Cut out the bottom of a brown lunch bag and spread the bag flat.


Step 3.

Fold the paper in half.


Step 4.

Fold in half two more times.

Step 5.

Unfold once and cut down the middle crease.


Step 6.

Cut along the remaining fold. You should have two piles of 4 pieces of paper.


Step 7.

Take one pile of four and fold them accordion style, along the shorter edge.


Step 8.

Pinch the middle and tie.


Step 9.

Cut the ends into a half circle.


Step 10.

Spread out one side at a time.


Step 11.

Pull apart the layers, one at a time. Pull gently and slowly to ensure the paper does not rip.


Step 12.

Repeat steps 10 & 11 on the other side.


Step 13.

Make 3 poms. Be sure that two are the same size and the last one is larger than the other two.


Step 14.

Thread pink hemp through the tie in the middle of the pom, long enough to be a necklace. Secure with a knot.

Tip: A needle may be helpful for this part!


Step 15.

Tie a triple knot on each side about 3″ away from the center pom.


Step 16.

String on three round wood beads and then tie a triple knot on the end of the beads to secure.


Step 17.

Thread on the two remaining poms to each side, about 3″ away from the beads. Tie a knot to secure.


Step 18.

Tie both ends of the cording together and wear your necklace!



Fuzzy Patriotic Crowns
Fuzzy Firework Rings
Craft Stick American Flag
Mom’s Flowers Frame
“I WHALEY LOVE YOU” Plaque
Heart Stamped Tote Bag
“QUEEN OF THE DAY” Mother’s Day Card
Pom Animal Mother’s Day Cards
“MOTHER” Acrostic Poem Canvas
“I Love You to the Moon & Back” Craft
Tree of Love
“Eye Love You” Handprint Stone
Clothespin Flower Pot
Mom’s Recipe Holder
Pasta Dying
Pasta Globe
Elijah’s Cup
Pasta Cherry Blossom Tree
Pasta Cityscape
Magnetic Pasta Snails
Day of the Dead Skeletons / Esqueletos para el Día de los Muertos
Fuzzy Stick Sombrero
Sombrero Craft
Decorated Egg Art
Wiggly Eyeglass Case
Wood Clothespin “Faith” Cross
Bottle Cap Easter Card
String Art Chicks
Pom Pom Sheep
Mini Craft Stick Chicks
Pinwheel Birdhouse
CD Weaving
CD Suncatcher
CD Spinner
CD Scratch Art Mandala
CD Bunting Banner
Alien CD Spaceship
Hungry Bunny Craft
Cable Tie Clutch
Chain & Cable Tie Statement Necklace
Cable Tie Mistletoe
Cable Tie Birdcage
Cable Tie Snowflakes
Cable Tie Coil Basket
Straw Christmas Tree
Teepee & Native American Pegdoll
Straw Skyline
Multimedia Turkey Art
Straw Texture Brushes
Fall Tree Straw Craft
Silly Monster Magnet
Silhouette Trick or Treat Tote
Spooky Eyeball Bouquet
Felt Masks: Cat & Bat
Craft Stick Witch
Sparkling BOO Sign
Batty Birdhouse
“Always Watching” Halloween Frame
Wire Flower Headband
USA Banner