To decorate a Christmas tree for the holidays you want even those whose home is not particularly adapted to the garlands and glass balls. If there are small children at home or pets interested in toys, here is one of the safest decor solutions.
Such balls can be used for room decoration, and as Christmas tree toys. Even if they fall to the floor - there will be no harm.
You will need:
- Colored yarn (you can choose the traditional "New Year" colors, such as red and green);
- corks from plastic bottles;
- acrylic paint;
- device to create pompons (or cardboard)
With a special device to create pompons to work faster. It opens, which means winding threads can be from a large skein. If not, connect the two cardboard rings. In this case, the yarn will have to be rewound into a small ball, which will easily pass into the hole.
Gather the yarn and form a ball of the desired density. Trim it with scissors.
Make a hole in each cork with the help of sewing. Then cover them with acrylic paint and wait until complete drying.
Insert a loop of yarn of a suitable color into each cork; fasten the end with a knot. Leave the tips longer.
Tie the cork to the center of the pom-pom using the left tails.
Toys are ready. You can add interesting details to them.