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    DIY Hanging Shelves

    I always find myself hoarding small trinkets that I have no idea where to store. I hung some shelves last year that are already overflowing with plants, frames, and small ceramic sculptures. I wanted to hang some smaller shelves that would also serve as an art piece. I love the look of unfinished wood and the simplicity and strength of rope cord. The result is a simple design that makes a big impact in your space!

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    DIY Multicolored Pom Pom Eggs

    Pom Poms

    So excited about todays post! I’ve been working on these multicolored pom poms for quite some time now. They are an easy and relatively mindless activity to do while watching Netflix. But don’t be fooled…to get such a compact and perfect shape these poms take time. I probably spent around 30-40 mins on a single pom. So get yourself a good pair of scissors and get to crafting!

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    Materials

    Yarn in multiple colors, scissors, 3 inch embroidery hoop*

    *There are many ways to make pom poms. I love using an embroidery hoop because it’s simple, fast, and the flat edges are great to keep the yarn from sliding around too much. However, the multicolored effect will work with whatever method you choose!

    Pom PomsBegin by wrapping the yarn around your embroidery hoop.

    Pom PomsThen, take your second color and wrap it overtop of the first.

    Pom PomsContinue to layer the colors on top of each other. You can do two colors at once for a speckled effect. The thicker you wrap, the tighter the shape you’ll be able to form.

    Pom Poms  Once you’re done wrapping, cut a piece of yarn and tie it tightly around the middle of the wrapped yarn. Then cut the either end of the threads to free the pom from the embroidery hoop.

    Pom PomsStart trimming your pom! At the beginning, there is no rhyme or reason to the cuts. Trim until the pom starts to gain shape.

    Pom PomsIt’s hard to show in pictures how to form a pom. You could technically cut any shape you want. For an egg shape, you’ll want to keep the bottom more rounded with a rounded point on top. Keep going until you reach your desired shape. Trim slowly at the end so you don’t lose too much yarn evening out a large cut.

    Pom PomsAnd you’re done! These will be great for hiding during an egg hunt! Happy Easter!!

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