Pinterest Party!

What do you do when you need to make approximately 400 pom-poms for your upcoming wedding ceremony? You host a PINTEREST PARTY!!!

So I invited 7 of my best girl pals over for an afternoon of pom-pom making. The Pinterest inspired invitations I sent out weeks in advance required two things of my guests: 1. Come prepared to get crafty, and 2. Bring a Pinterest inspired dish to pass! 

My lil sis and I spent the afternoon preparing for the party…

 For our dish, we made  a heavenly triple layer cookie, combining a gooey chocolate chip cookie, warm fudgy brownie, and an extra sweet double stuffed Oreo

We also made  a delicious champagne punch!

We may or may not have gone through 4 pitchers of these {dang you, Martha Stewart}!

Inspired by a pom-pom tutorial I found on Pinterest {obviously}, I thought pelting pom-poms at the bride and groom as they walk back down the aisle would make for a festive, fun, playful end to our ceremony.

So I created a thorough tutorial for all the ladies…and for hours we rolled pom-poms!

All of the girls had an amazing time crafting together, sipping on cocktails, and snacking on pinterest recipes! Here is a peak at a few other recipes that came to the party…

Mel brought grilled cheese & tomato soup shooters!

Meg made jalapeno poppers!

Brynn and Mary brought a festive sunflower arrangement decoration and champagne, Tiffany brought a cheese platter, and Katrina brought a broccoli and cheese casserole.  YUM.

9 spools of pink yarn, and 3 hours later…


we had a FINAL COUNT of 363 pom-poms!!!

Practicing the toss for the big day!

Great work, friends!! Love you all! 

Post wedding Update:

Here is the custom label we had created for our pom-pom bags. Feel free to download it and use it {please link any credit back to this post}.



  1. Marit
    August 23, 2011 / 12:12 pm

    Looks like so much fun! What a great idea!

  2. Katrina Hutchins
    August 23, 2011 / 12:16 pm

    this was AMAZING! So fun!!

  3. A Simple Southern Life
    August 23, 2011 / 1:09 pm

    What a great idea! Looks like fun(:

  4. April of A. Liz Adventures
    August 23, 2011 / 1:38 pm

    SUPER idea, and look at that fun toss pic – I love it!

  5. Natasha
    August 23, 2011 / 1:55 pm

    what a fantastic idea!!!

  6. Sarah Mina
    August 23, 2011 / 1:59 pm

    What a great idea! It looks like ya'll had fun and had some seriously delicious food, too!

  7. the girl in the red shoes
    August 23, 2011 / 2:53 pm

    What an adorable idea! You got so much done, I'm impressed!

  8. Allison
    August 23, 2011 / 5:23 pm

    I love this idea! I've found so many recipes and crafts to try out on Pinterest, looks like this would be a good idea to try them out!

  9. Jordan
    August 23, 2011 / 6:24 pm

    this is just the cutest thing ever, and you and all your friends are beautiful!

  10. Katie
    August 23, 2011 / 8:39 pm

    This looks like so much fun! What a great idea & what sweet friends you have!!

  11. little miss southern love.
    August 24, 2011 / 2:12 am

    These are so cute! What a great idea.xoxo.

  12. Natasha in Oz
    August 24, 2011 / 8:59 pm

    That is brilliant! I am so going to do this one day. I am addicted to pinterest and host a weekly Pinning party at my blog. I would love it if you could join in sometime-this post would be so perfect! The linky goes up on Fridays.Best wishes and thanks for sharing this brilliant idea!Natasha @ 5 Minutes Just for Me

  13. Vanessa
    August 24, 2011 / 11:45 pm

    This is so cute and what a great idea! So excited for you!!

  14. Jess
    August 25, 2011 / 2:28 am

    This is too cute! I'm also getting married, so I loved discovering your blog! Consider me your newest follower!

  15. Nicole-Lynn
    September 2, 2011 / 1:23 pm

    Oh how funnn! I love that you were able to make some yummy recipes and still do something productive for your wedding! The poms are TOO cute!I was just talking to my friend the other day about having a "Pinterest project day"… we totally have to do this.

  16. Leslie
    October 14, 2011 / 8:40 pm

    TOO FUN! Many blessings on your wedding, marriage, home!HUGS!~LeslieP.S. I am in the Carolinas, too. Greenville, SC.

  17. Lauren & Devon
    November 12, 2011 / 6:26 am

    Such a cute idea! I love all of this

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