Tissue Paper Pom Pom Cake Toppers

by Jillian Leslie on

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Kristen and Missy from Sweetly Chic Events & Designs are back with another cool DIY... Halloween-inspired tissue paper pom pom cake toppers to decorate your Halloween cakes! 

Cake toppers are a fun, inexpensive and easy way to take a basic cake from boring to beautiful without breaking the bank! These frilly and fun pom pom cake toppers can be personalized by using different colors and patterns!

We chose black and gold for a chic take on a Halloween cake! Follow these quick and easy steps to create your own Pom Pom Cake Toppers!

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

Supplies:

  • Several sheets of tissue paper
  • Thin Ribbon
  • Paper Straws
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
 

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.comFollow these quick and simple steps to make your own Pom Pom Cake Toppers:

1.) Start by layering your sheets of tissue paper and folding it accordion style, about 1-2' wide, similar to folding a paper fan. The more sheets of tissue paper you use, the fluffier your pom poms will be.

 

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com2.) Once your tissue paper is folded, cut your strip into 2 equally sized pieces. The smaller your pieces, the smaller your pom poms will be.

 

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

3.) This will leave you with 2 small pieces of tissue paper, which will be the basis for your pom pom.

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

4.) Next, trim your ends into an oval shape. You can also trim into a point for a different look!

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com 5.) Next, tightly tie your ribbon in the center of your paper, being careful to not bend the paper or leave any slack.

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

6.) Trim any excess ribbon and repeat for your second pom pom.

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

7.) Next, begin fluffing up your pom pom by separating the layers of tissue paper and lifting them.

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com 8.) Once all of the pieces are fluffed, it will leave you with a petite pom pom!

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

9.) Repeat step 7 for your second pom pom. This will leave you with two complete pom poms.

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com

10) With a dot of hot glue, secure your pom poms to your paper straws. If you don't have paper straws on hand you could easily substitute lollipop sticks or even wooden skewers!

DIY Pom Pom Cake Toppers | CatchMyParty.com Add your pom pom toppers to your cake and you have a fun and easy way to take that plain bakery cake from simple to chic!

To learn more about Missy and Kristen, please visit them at Sweetly Chic Events & Designs, and on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram.

For more Halloween inspiration, check out these awesome Halloween parties from our site, all our free Halloween printables, and these amazing modern Halloween party supplies from our store! We've got you covered.

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