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Beach Towel with Pom Poms

Are you ready for a 10 minute craft after all of your 4th of July crafting? Is your house swimming in a sea of bold and beautiful red, white and blue? Don’t you love it? Well now that the 4th of July celebrations are almost over, it is time to get all the playing in you can before summer is no more. And I don’t know about your kiddos, but my kiddos LOVE to swim in the summer and today the lovely ladies from Simple Simon and Company are sharing a super quick and very adorable beach towel embellished with fun pom pom trim to make it the perfectly adorable companion to all of those trips to the pool. Enjoy!

Hello! I am LiZ (one of the two Elizabeth’s) from over at Simple Simon and Company and today we are happy to be here at The Ribbon Retreat sharing the easiest tutorial ever for summer!

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Pom pom embellished Beach Towels!!!!

Right now we love adding pom poms to anything and with beach/poolside season in full swing it was only a matter of time until our beach towels were pom pomified.

And the best part about these towels is they are super cute and super easy to make.

All you need is:

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*A beach towel

*A strand of pom poms

*Your sewing machine

Pom Pom Fringe

And all you need to do is:

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Pin your strand of pom poms to the finished edge of your towel and sew into place.

THAT’S IT!!!!

So dang easy!

Now just find a beach, a pool, a sprinkler, whatever, and enjoy!!!

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Thank you Ribbon Retreat for inviting us over today!

Simple Simon and Company


Ummmmmm, super cute, super easy, and super perrrrrrfect for all of those trips to the pool, or sprinkler, or river, or lake, or wherever a swim may be calling your name! Thank you ladies for sharing this adorable and super fun project. I am in love with this fun beach towel and can’t wait to make one of my beach towels pom pomified! LOL! For more amazingly creative projects by this dynamic duo, make sure to visit them at Simple Simon and Company!

I too am a lover of all things jazzed up by sweet little pom poms. I think they add so much personality and fun! Here are a few more projects that are covered in pom pom trim that you are sure to love!

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Let’s all give a great big Hip, Hip, Hooray for cute pom pom projects! The Ribbon Retreat has a great selection of pom pom colors that are perfect for adding that special touch to any project! Make sure to check out all of our pom pom trim and other crafty supplies right HERE!

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Happy Creating & Happy Pom Pom Projects!

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8 Comments

  1. Posted June 30, 2015 at 9:35 pm | Permalink

    Strange…just after reading this post I all of a sudden have the urge to buy yards of pom poms in every color of the rainbow. There will be pom poms on everything when I get done. Seriously though, I love this idea! It’s simple, adorable, and spices up something that I’m using a lot of now!

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      Posted July 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm | Permalink

      Hi Meg! Oh my goodness…after seeing this tutorial, I thought the same thing. I want to add pom poms to everything! I love that you do too! Have a wonderful day and thank you so much for your comment! Michelle πŸ™‚

  2. Posted July 1, 2015 at 8:31 am | Permalink

    Wow! Such a cute beach towel with pom-poms! I like where you placed the pom pom strand.

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      Posted July 1, 2015 at 1:22 pm | Permalink

      Hi Kim! Thank you so much! I am so glad you love this fun towel! Have a wonderful day and thank you for stopping by! Michelle πŸ™‚

  3. Pat C.
    Posted July 1, 2015 at 10:47 am | Permalink

    Oh, how I wish I had a sewing machine. Oh, how I wish I’d be able to use it if I did have one. I actually received a sewing machine for Christmas 20-25 years ago (I had envisioned myself whipping up handmade Halloween costumes for my darling daughter and son — yes, I know what a dreamer I was!). I put the box on the dining room table, opened it up, and pulled out the sewing machine. Then I dug out the owner’s manual, couldn’t find the English instructions (there were at least six languages in the darned thing), and set it aside.

    Next, I stared at the machine and began to have an anxiety attack because all of the dials and buttons looked so scary. I decided that I must be missing something, so I looked in the box for the little fairy that would operate all those dials and buttons. I couldn’t find her, but I did find the Foot Pedal and screamed in horror. “WHAT??? Sewing machines still need these??? I thought foot pedals were considered vintage relics by now! I can’t pay attention to the needle and fabric AND push a pedal At the Same Time!!!”

    Since no one was paying any attention to me at the time, I toughed out the anxiety attack and put everything back in the box, then hid the box way in the back of the Christmas tree. After we took down the tree, I stealthily carried the box to the cellar… where after many years it was ruined when the cellar flooded. The only thing I regret about the demise of the machine is that I wasn’t honest with my husband and suggested that he return it immediately. I didn’t want to hurt his feelings at the time, but he’s not stupid, and he did eventually notice that I wasn’t “whipping up” so much as a sachet with the sewing machine, much less Halloween costumes for the kids.

    Anyway……………..

    I do loooove the pom pom trim on the beach towel!!! How fun these would be for girls to bring to a pool party… I can almost hear the squeals of delight (and maybe a little envy!) from their friends! Thanks, LiZ, for sharing your fun idea. I’ll be sure to pass it along to my machine-sewing friends! xoxo

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      Posted July 1, 2015 at 1:21 pm | Permalink

      Pat….you are so adorable. I LOVE your comments, and your sense of humor! Thanks for bringing a smile to my face with your sweet sewing machine story! I am so glad you love this fun beach towel…I too think there will be lots of squealing from all those at the pool party! Have a wonderful day Pat and thank you again! Michelle πŸ™‚

  4. Posted July 12, 2015 at 8:28 am | Permalink

    Super cute! I get so excited each week to see what you have been working on because it’s always AMAZING! Thank you for sharing this with us. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm, so we can party!!!! Lou Lou Girls

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      Posted July 21, 2015 at 2:13 pm | Permalink

      Hi Girls! Thank you so much for your sweet comment and compliment! You ladies are the best! Have a great day! Michelle πŸ™‚

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