Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Ribbon Pumpkins Hair Clips

Start point: The other day, one of Sofia's little friends at school was using this very cute orange hairclip.  When I took a closer look I had to smile...it was a ribbon pumpkin!
Right there I knew I could, I knew  I would make one for Sofia!
Off to Walmart to buy my supplies:

Orange and Green grosgrain ribbon.

Total price: 4 dollars
I tried to figure out how it was made after seeing it only once, but I think it is very much straight forward and simple:
 
I cute one piece of the orange ribbon measuring 24 inches
Rolled it around 2 fingers
 Stitched
 Opened the ribbon 
 Then I cut a 31/2 inch piece of the green ribbon
With hot glue I attached it to the (cute) pumpkin 
 The original clip did not have this part, but I decided to give it a shot:
I used: a wooden dowel ( I encircled the ribbon as above), 2 wooden clothespins and my oven at 350 F for 20 minutes. 

 Hot glue.

Hot glue again to attach it to the barrette 
Done! 

I made another one a bit different, this time instead of attaching it with the spiral on top, I left it on the bottom 

 orange + green cuteness!
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Little pumpkin love:)

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4 comments:

  1. now that is adorable. my 33 year old self would totally wear that.

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  2. So adorable!!! I'd love to have you join my PIN MEme Linky Party! I'm going to pin it now!

    Diana
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    1. Thanks for linking up to party! I look forward to seeing you at the party tomorrow and for you to see my new look!

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