You will need:

  • Yarn or string
  • Masking tape
  • Funky foam (green)
  • Scissors
  • Skewers or lolly sticks
  • Flower pot (optional)
  • Tissue/newspaper (optional)
  • Ribbon (optional)


  1. Loop yarn around your fingers until you have a decent sized bundle. We used pink yarn here but any colour could be used, as well as ribbon/different coloured yarn in one flower to add interest.
  2. Tie a length of yarn around the middle of the bundle to secure and snip the looped ends.
  3. You have now made a pompom (further tutorials and pompom making instructions are available on the web).
  4. Pinch a couple of strands of the pompom and tape securely to a skewer. We used skewers to make a nice long stem, but lolly sticks will work just as well.
  5. Cut two leaves from green funky foam, leaving a little excess to tape to the base of the flower stem. Tape down to secure.
  6. Wrap tape all the way down to the bottom of the stem and your flower is finished.
  7. Continue making flowers until you have enough for a bunch. If you wish to display them in a pot, we decorated a flower pot, and stuffed newspaper/tissue in it to secure.
  8. A nice ribbon could be tied round your flowers if you would rather present them to your loved one like this.

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