Wednesday, 30 January 2013

DIY Day: Valentine's inspired Hair Accessories


There is no reason to inhibit yourself from expressing your love to someone. The words have a pure intention of kindness and seek to flatter - no harm in that. And while words communicate one's emotions, a gift allows expression of one's affection in a more obvious way.
This installment of our DIY Day is a little project inspired from one of our previous collections. These adorable Valentine's inspired hair clips look so cute!  A little present for your daughter, or for your daughter to give to her friends.

Step 1: Components



You will need:
  • 3 x 3 inches pieces of fine felt cloth (or any non-woven fabric). Colours of your choice
  • Hair clips
  • Scissors
Optional
  • Threads of contrasting colours 
  • Sewing needle 
  • Glue 
  • Heart-shaped stencil 


Step 2: Cutouts

Draw a heart shape over the felt cloth. You can use a stencil for a neat look, or fold the pieces to draw a slanted semi circle. 
Cut out the shape. 
Using the scissors, make a cut on one side of the heart shaped cloth, as shown in the picture


Step 3: Complete

Slide the hair clip through the cut, and close the pin.



Cover the top part of the pin using either of the following decorating techniques.



  • You can glue on top, a felt cloth of same colour, or use a thread of contrasting colour to sew the piece.
  • Cut out a smaller heart of a different coloured cloth and sew it on top
  • Use a base heart with jagged ends
  • Create a personalized design




An adorable gift for your adorable little girl



5 comments on "DIY Day: Valentine's inspired Hair Accessories"

saraukhair on 13 February 2013 at 22:54 said...

hi,
These heart shape clips looking very gorgeous and its very easy to making these clips at home......



hair accessories

Amma Jee on 14 February 2013 at 02:04 said...

thanks a lot for the appreciation sarah :)
your website seems really cool and i love the dark shaded extensions!

Chrissy Boerman on 20 February 2013 at 09:26 said...

someone else has this post on their blog and claiming it as theirs http://brankletsnbling.blogspot.com/2013/01/heart-hairclips.html

Amma Jee on 20 February 2013 at 12:25 said...

well it might be .. i got the photos from pinterest

A Bowo on 23 May 2015 at 18:38 said...

nice tutorial

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