Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath with Pom Poms

We seem to have gone, um, a little pom pom mad over here! I know it’s a weird thing to become obsessed with but there you go. First, we made a Christmas kissing ball with pom poms made solely with our big and little fair hands. Then my mother-in-law picked me up a couple of pom pom makers! Some time drooling over Pinterest (I’ve actually set up a pom pom inspiration Board!) and more had to be made. The day of love is next week so let’s get a little heart happy.

First off, how to make the pom poms. I thought this video was great for explaining how to use a Clover pom pom maker.

Pom poms made, we next needed a frame. I took an old wire hanger and twisted it into the shape of a heart.

Twist coat hanger for wreath shape

In retrospect, what I should have done was wrap old fabric scraps around it to bulk it out and create a bigger surface area for gluing on our pom poms. Instead we stuck the pom poms directly onto the wire which made it a little more tricky.

Twist ribbon around to hold everything in place

I ended up needing to wrap a ribbon around the whole thing to secure the pom poms a bit more. Not such a bad move, actually. I decided the use the Bostik all-purpose glue I mentioned a couple of weeks ago in my Valentine’s crafts with a toddler post, mainly because I wanted to see if it would work. It does.

Then I added a red ribbon to tie in the look and to save us from pinkness overwhelm.

Valentine's Day wreath

It’s simple but sweet. I like having different wreaths for our doorway and creating all these little celebratory rituals with my daughter throughout the year. She loves pointing it out as we come and go.


  1. February 11, 2014 / 10:22 am

    ahh so cute! I haven’t made pom poms since I was little! x
    Fritha recently posted..Living Arrows

  2. February 11, 2014 / 10:50 am

    Aaah I love pom poms and I really love heart decorations. This looks great and simple to do…I must try and make this with my little ones, they’d really enjoy it! Very sweet!

  3. February 11, 2014 / 5:56 pm

    I do love a good pompom! Although I haven’t made one for ages, this is such a cute way to use them together though x
    Lori recently posted..A GOOD BOOK // This is Paris

  4. February 12, 2014 / 12:44 am

    Oh love this super cute craft – perfect for toddlers as well 🙂 Thanks for sharing

    laura x
    Laura recently posted..The Luck of the Irish

  5. February 15, 2014 / 7:05 pm

    Lovely idea, can’t beat a good pom pom!

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