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Cross My Heart {Hair Clippie} Tutorial

21 Jan

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Creating hair clips for special little girls is such a fun and quick craft project!  I recently spied some woven heart ribbon hair clips on Etsy, and I immediately searched for a tutorial on how to make them.  I didn’t find one. Then I remembered that I consider myself to be a pretty crafty lady and I figured out how to do it on my own.

It is actually a very easy project.  I have three variations of this heart, we will start with this red one.pic1

5/8″ Grosgrain ribbon

Ribbon covered alligator clip

Glue Gun

Something to heat seal the ribbon: Lighter, wood burning tool (I like to use my BBQ lighting thing)

Cut two pieces of grosgrain ribbon to 4″ long.  Heat seal the ends of your ribbon.  I will do the next few steps in pictures!

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Now all you have to do is put some hot glue on the back of your heart and attach it to your ribbon-lined hair clippie.  Very easy!  Here are some variations with different size ribbon:

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Here is a mini clippie.  With this one I used 3/8″ ribbon and cut the pieces to 3″ long.pic10

 

Are you doing any special projects for Valentine’s day?  I think I am going to make a few of these clips for myself as well!  I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial, thank you for reading!

~Lisa K

 

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10 Responses to “Cross My Heart {Hair Clippie} Tutorial”

  1. Noreen January 22, 2013 at 12:06 am #

    Great creative way to use the ribbon to make a heart! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Christi January 24, 2013 at 9:10 pm #

    This looks so cute and easy! I will have to try for my little girls! I just liked you on facebook!
    Christi

  3. Diana Rambles January 25, 2013 at 3:36 am #

    Super cute! I pinned this. I would love you to come join my Pin Me Linky Party that starts Friday morning at 8am CST. I allow up to 3 links each week! I am following via Facebook & Pinterest!

    • Diana Rambles January 27, 2013 at 3:30 am #

      Thanks for linking up!

  4. The Stepford Wife January 25, 2013 at 4:55 pm #

    Wow, so simple, but so great! Thanks for shaing the idea, I definitely gonna try this one! May even add some felt.

    Found you via linky part “Pinme” at Diana Rambles

  5. jocieopc January 25, 2013 at 7:22 pm #

    Super cute, Lisa! I have a bow making addiction and this is not helping! 🙂

  6. ChiWei February 1, 2013 at 2:52 pm #

    These are so adorable! Thanks for sharing them at my party!

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