Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Hair Clips [Tutorial]

My sister over at Faith Works got me on this kick to make bows! My cousin-in-law over at Mine For the Making did a great tutorial on this as well! So thank you ladies for your inspiration!
So this is my first time doing these so don’t judge =)

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What you will need:
  • Clips
  • Ribbon
  • Glue
  • Buttons

Step 1:
Choose your clip. As my sister taught me there is a range of clips you can choose from! For my first two clips I picked “Snap Clips” which you can find in Michaels.
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Step 2:
Choose your ribbon:

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Step 3:
Measure the ribbon against the clip. Cut ribbon to size, glue to clip and cut edges.
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Step 4:
Take two pieces of ribbon cut. Make one a little bit shorter then the other. Glue the ends together like a hoop. Do this for each piece of ribbon.
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Step 5:
Glue the inside of the ribbon down.
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Step 6:
Take a little piece of ribbon and wrap it around both looped pieces of ribbon.

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Step 7:
Glue on to the clip. I added a button in the middle.
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Finished Product:

I did one for Valentines Day and one for St. Patrick's day.
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For my first time I think they came out pretty cute!!

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Kara said...

Thanks for linking back! :) Your bows turned out cute! I love the alligator clips and you can order them in bulk online and save a BUNCH of money.

Melissa said...

Thank you!! Where can I get them in bulk?? I am terrible at finding sites for stuff in bulk!! Thank you again for the tutorial!!