Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Are you a big sports fan? For the next game, why not decorate regular cupcakes with these DIY miniature pom poms? You really only need tissue paper in your favorite team’s colors, toothpicks, and tape to make these cheerful toppers.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

I also used some foil-wrapped chocolate footballs and paper triangles for decorations. If you’ve got a few minutes, try printing your team’s logo onto the paper triangles for even more team spirit. Sports lover or not, doesn’t everyone love a good cupcake?

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

What You Need

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers
  • Ruler
  • Tissue paper (two colors)
  • Toothpicks
  • White washi tape
  • Scissors

How-To

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Step 1
Each pom pom needs two pieces of tissue 3” by 5” each.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Step 2
Fold the rectangles in half lengthwise and use scissors to fringe the edge.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Step 3
Open up the two rectangles and lay them on top of each other.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Step 4
Roll the tissues together, and then twist slightly so that you end up with something like this.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Step 5
Fold in half and use washi tape to secure – it should look kind of like a tassel.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Step 6
Insert a toothpick into the base of the tissue pom pom under the washi tape. Fluff the tissue fringe to look more like a pom pom. Repeat! Put onto cupcakes with foil-wrapped chocolate footballs and paper triangles taped onto toothpicks.

Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers Go Team! DIY Pom Pom Cupcake Toppers

Happy crafting and go team!!

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