DIY Fabric Flower Hair Clip

Fourth of July morning, before the parade, parties, beach and fireworks, I decided to craft myself a hair clip. Yes, on a holiday, amongst the chaos of getting children ready, packing necessities and getting out the door on time, I NEEDED to craft a hair clip for myself. The husband didn’t understand either.

You see, back when I was making my Fourth of July flip flops, I made a few extra fabric flowers (using this fabric flower tutorial). All along I had envisioned this clip. I just never got around to it….until Fourth of July morning, of course.

See, I match. Okay, so the fabric flowers require some hot glue and a tad of fabric. Find that tutorial here. I have used this flower making process for the flip flops, my Valentine wreath, Eleanor’s E and of course, this hair clip. To turn your fabric flowers into a fancy smancy hair accessory, you will need: felt, hot glue, a barrette and an eye for style. I dug up a barrette from the bottom of a bathroom drawer. No joke. I like to keep things classy.

I played around with the placement of the flowers on the felt. When I felt like I had an arrangement that rocked I hot glued the flowers down.

Then I snipped around the perimeter, cutting off the excess felt. Lastly, I hot glued the felt to my barrette.

Then I wore it like I meant it and celebrated the Fourth of July in style.

Obviously blue and white polka dots are good year round, so you will see me rocking this bad boy on a few occasions.

Truthfully, I had grand intentions of crafting a matching clip for Eleanor too. Ahh well. Maybe later. What accessories have you been rocking lately?




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Hi, I'm Megan--the crazy mom of three behind this blog. Please don't be intimidated by the name. Note it doesn't say BALANCED Home. We hardly have it all together, but together we have it all. Or at least that is what I tell myself. I love rearranging, decorating, creating, crafting, celebrations, family, and holidays. I share a little bit of all of that and more on Balancing Home. I am married to my college sweetheart (Is that a thing? Well now it is.) and he is a very talented designer. I use him for his skills so I can offer up sweet printables to all of you. If you want to learn more randomness about me or my blog, stop by my about page.

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