Aren’t easy budget projects just the absolute best?! Something that requires very little effort (I’m all for that!), but packs a big punch. I do like to keep things simple and so this pom pom tree project is perfect to add a bit of fun and colour to your home in time for spring.
Are you ready to add some colour after the long winter months?
Here’s what you need for your pom pom tree
- Some sticks/branches from your garden – now, you can’t get much cheaper than that!
- Spray paint (Do you recall my runner up prize for the Game of Thrones blanket box from the Rustoleum Make it Yours competition? Rustoleum kindly sent this white chalk paint which was perfect for this pom pom tree project)
- Colourful pom poms .. lots of them! I still had a pack of (3 cm) pom poms lying around the house so I used those. However, next time I would probably use slightly smaller ones, like these ones, which are perfect in size and come in a great variety of colours!
- Hot glue gun, like this one
The actual project itself is so simple, but such a lot of fun to do. And it really doesn’t take a lot of time. I simply placed the sticks in a vase and gave the branches a bit of a haircut until I was happy with the way they looked. It was looking a bit wild before I got my hands on it!
Take your branches outside for the next step – the spray painting. Make sure to follow the instructions on whatever paint you use. Giving a couple of light coats is usually better than overdoing it and covering it with too much paint at any one time. Steady does it 🙂
Now, I have to apologise for the state of our lawn. We had some building work done last year and the lawn took a heck of a beating. The work didn’t finish until late autumn time so it never had a chance to recover before the winter months set in. Poor little lawn ..
Despite using newspaper I managed to get quite a bit of paint on the grass .. oopsie! I blame the wind! Never mind, it’s one way of getting my husband to give the lawn its first spring cut .. there’s a method to my madness .. mwaaahaaahaaa …!!
Now for the fun part!
Literally, you just let the paint dry and start gluing the pom poms onto the branches, making sure to spread the different colours around evenly. I didn’t take any photos of me gluing the pom poms to the branches, but you get the idea.
Here’s a super-quick fun video of the pom pom tree “growing”. A quick and fun project for a weekend afternoon!
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