Basket of Bows

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How cute would this basket of bows be as a gift for a little girl's birthday or at a baby shower? I had all these materials in my craft closet and I was ready to dump them in the garbage. (That floral foam is messy!) This idea came to me just in time and I was able to turn potential trash into treasure- I love it when that happens! I ended up giving this basket away, but not before I made several more- they are so easy to put together and very affordable too! Here is what I did... Materials … [Read more...]

Fabric Flower Headbands

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Moms of little girls, this tutorial is for you!!! Have you ever made fabric flower headbands? Not only are these super cute, they are also EASY to make! I've seen quite a few tutorials online, but here is my simplified version: Materials Needed: Scissors glue gun button headband 1 piece of rectangular fabric (approx. 1/2 inch by 1 inch) 6 fabric circles- 2 large and 4 smaller *You can use any size circles you want, just make sure you have 2 of the same size for the larger … [Read more...]

Basic Bow Tutorial #MinnieinParis

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This post is in support of the release of the new children's book MINNIE IN PARIS. Book details are below. We have all seen a million different varieties of bows made from a million different varieties of ribbon and embellishments, but a lot of you are asking me to show a basic bow tutorial, so that's what I am going to give you all right now! A little background: When I decided to start a bow business in 2001, I couldn't find a tutorial online anywhere. I was lucky enough to have a … [Read more...]

No-Slip Ribbon Lined Alligator Clips

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By request, here is a tutorial for how to make Ribbon Lined Alligator Clips. Materials Needed: Alligator clips: There are different clips you can buy for your basic hairbows, but I buy a box of 2-inch metal clips from Sally's Beauty Supply. You can also buy them from Amazon here. 4 inches of ribbon, about the thickness of your clip. Glue Gun Scissors Match or lighter Velcro *optional Directions: If you have any questions or need clarification on any of these … [Read more...]

Audrey Hepburn Hair Style: Chic Pig Tails

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I am truly ¬†inspired by everything Audrey Hepburn- her fashion, beauty and talent are all so overwhelmingly beautiful to me. If you're like me, you might not immediately think "classy" as describing pigtails. But since anything that Audrey touches is class, these are for sure the way to go if you're going to wear them. Audrey Hepburn Hair Style: Chic Pig TailsHow-To: 1. Section + Tease: Create a side part and section hair by bringing forward about 2 inches of fringe {or bangs} at the hairline. … [Read more...]