For Christmas I got my niece and Quinn a bunch of these really cute hair clips from a great etsy store, Tu Too Cute TuTu's. I thought it would be really nice to give my niece a holder for all her clips. She has lots of them to hold back her gorgeous hair. And I did actually take lots of pictures of me making her holder and the finished product, and then they were . . . gone. So, this is the one I made for Quinn.
And I got to this project just in time. Her little five month old hair is getting so unruly.
Such a good sport.
Anyway, here's what I started with.
- a $2 frame from Goodwill
- spray paint
- a hot glue gun
This frame had a ton of pieces, which was nice, because then I had a lot to pick from when it came to the backing of my hair clip holder. Once I had the frame taken apart, I spray painted the wood part white. It needed a lot of coats to cover up the graininess of the wood. Next time I'll go for a smoother frame. And I should have ironed my fabric . . . something I learned when making the one for my niece, but then managed to forget by the time I made Quinn's. I say live and learn a lot. But I think at this stage of my life with little kids, ear infections, stomach bugs, endless piles of laundry, and massive sleep deprivation it might need to be live, learn, forget, and learn again. And again.
Here are the steps. Really easy.
Then just pop it back in your frame and hook it back in using the frames hooks. Mine didn't have great hooks to keep it in place, so I added a couple nails. And done! Easy.
One more cute baby picture? Oh, I'm so glad you asked.