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Make your Valentine’s Day cards stand out this year with Meyamo’s pom-pom creatures and card templates. Create a pom-pom heart, caterpillar, sheep or even an alien to gift on its own or together with our fun personalizable cards. The pom-poms are a great way to use up leftover yarn from knitting projects and get the kids involved.

Download Valentine’s pom-pom template.

Instructions to make the pom-pom:


Step 1: Cut two circles of cardstock to the size indicated on the template. Then, cut out the inner circle of each.
* To make a mouse, bunny or another animal with a head and body, make two pom-poms of different sizes.


Step 2: Put two same sized circles together and wrap with yarn as shown in the photo. If you run out of yarn before you finish wrapping, you can tie on a new piece and keep going.
* Using a yarn needle with a rounded point will make this process easier. The more yarn that you add, the fluffier your pom-pom will be. You can also try wrapping with more than one strand of yarn at a time to make the process go faster.

Step 3: Once you finish wrapping your circle with yarn completely, tie a knot. Then cut the yarn around the perimeter of the circle.

Step 4: Separate the cardstock circles at the inside of the pom-pom. Pass a string of yarn between them and tie a tight knot several times at the center of the pom-pom.

Step 5: Cut the cardstock circles to pull them out of the pom-pom.

Ready! Now you can add eyes, antennas, ears and other accessories to make your Valentine’s Day creature. Stick it onto a card or add one of our labels to make a gift.

Tips

– Bee: To make the bee, cover the cardstock circle completely once with yellow yarn. Then, use black yarn for the second time around. This will add the colored lines to your pom-pom to make the bee.

– Heart: To make the heart, make a regular pom-pom and then carefully trim the sides to form the shape of a heart.

Instructions to make the pom-pom cards:


Step 1: Print the template on white cardstock or regular paper. If you print it on regular paper, glue it onto cardstock later to make it more rigid to support the pom-pom.


Step 2: Choose the template that you like. Make a little hole in the center of the figure where you want to put the pom-pom.



Step 3: Have fun decorating the card with color or valentine messages.

Step 4: Tie a piece of yarn to the pom-pom. Then pass the thread through the hole in the card, making a knot on the reverse side to attach it.

Ready! Gift your personalized card on Valentine’s Day.

Meyamo has launched our new series of iron-on designs to complement our series of iron-on letters. We have been featuring each of the designs over the past few weeks so you can get to know all the fun mix and match possibilities.

Today, we are excited to feature our Pirates Series. Like all our fun, fuzzy designs, they come in two sizes and three colors. The Pirate designs are available in light blue, black & white glow.

And to get the creativity started, here are some examples of how you can use your pirates. You can use the designs to personalize all types of items: clothing, hats, bags, curtains, bedding and more!

Hola amigos, les contamos que tuvimos el privilegio de compartir Meyamo con algunos de nuestros amigos pascuenses! Taura’a, de 10 años, también conocida como Tau, eligió para su polera la frase: “hapa’o te henua”: Cuidemos el medio ambiente. La mamá de Hiru Huki decidió ponerle el nombre de su linda niña de un año y medio junto con jirafas y palmeras, una combinación selvática tropical! Meyamo aporto a nuestra modelo más joven, de sólo 4 meses, visitante del continente: Olivia. Ella afirma que ya se enamoró de la isla y pretende volver muchas veces. Vean las fotos, todas nuestras modelos son bellísimas y el entorno espectacular. A quienes no conozcan la isla, si pueden, vayan a visitarla, es un lugar muy especial.

Hi friends! We had the opportunity to share Meyamo with some of our friends on Easter Island. Taura’a, age 10, also known as Tau, chose the phrase: “hapa’o te henua” (take care of the environment) for her shirt. Hiru Huki’s mom decided to use the name of her beautiful 1 1/2 year old daughter together with giraffes and palm trees, a tropical jungle combination! Meyamo brought the youngest model, only 4 months old: Olivia. She fell in love with the island and hopes to return many times. Enjoy the photos, our beautiful models and the spectacular landscape. If you haven’t had a chance to visit Easter Island and have the opportunity, definitely go visit, it is a really special place.

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