Tutorial: DIY Tissue Paper Pom-Poms this tutorial is pretty good. Use square sheets or tissue for a rounder Pom Pom. Tie the middle with ribbon and tied several on ribbon and hung them for a backdrop. Use thin tissue paper and fluff gently.
Possible centerpiece idea. Tie balloons to current vases Balloon Centerpiece using mason jars.like this idea you can fill the jars with whatever you like - Candy for kids, shells, colored marbles, flowers, themed items. A Good idea to shelf.
skip the towel rod. It's always hard to decorate around the towel rod. Plus, this fits a LOT more towels. I completely agree about skipping the towel rod.unless it's a heated towel rod in Michigan in winter :)