An easy tutorial for making a pom-pom belly basket! This is so cute in a kids room and is a much cheaper version than the Anthropologie version.
This project is a total Anthropologie knockoff.
And you can bet your pom-poms this project is a lot less expensive than just ONE of these baskets at Anthropologie.
I absolutely adore Anthropologie and all their offerings, but their prices are kind of high, right? This basket fetches $40 at Anthropologie. $40!!!
My version costs a lot less than that. You’ll only need a few materials to make this, which I highlight below, and it’s a fun addition to a kids room or playroom.
Plus, who doesn’t love an Anthro knockoff?
Things You’ll Need
- Fabric Scissors- sharp ones are best.
- Pom Pom Maker – LOVE!
- Wire or hot glue gun
- Belly Basket– I used the IKEA one and this one from Amazon
- Floral wire (optional) – I used it to attach my pom poms to the basket. You can also tie your pom pom directly to the basket.
Pom Pom Maker
You don’t need a pom-pom maker for this project; you can use the fork method to make your pom-poms. However, this tool makes it much easier to make perfect, uniform pom-poms and it’s also just really fun to use.
I love using these baskets for everything from my kids toys to toilet paper storage in our bathroom. They come in so handy! You can even stick one under your console or open side tables to hide things you don’t want everyone to see (like those really ugly tissue boxes).
Why can’t somebody make a cute-looking tissue box that you don’t need a cover for? I have yet to find even a smidge of a good pattern or color scheme on one. Kleenex – are you listening?
Quite a surprise to me, but yarn can be kind of expensive! I went to my local fabric shop and they wanted almost 10 bucks for one skein of yarn. Since I wanted different colors that was gonna to blow my whole budget. But I found this small yarn collection on Amazon that was so affordable and the yarn worked out great! You can also try to utilize some online coupons for Joann’s or Michaels and get a deal that way.
How to Make a Pom-Pom Belly Basket
This tutorial will show you how to make a pom-pom belly basket.
Total Time: 30 minutes
Attach Pom-poms to basket
WATCH : DIY Pom Pom Belly Basket
That’s all there is to it! Super easy and so cute. I really love how these pom pom belly baskets turned out.
I especially love that I was able to re-create a knock-off version of this Anthro basket.
I hope you guys enjoyed this tutorial!
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