Easy Flat Iron Curls


Raise your hand if you want an easy way to dress up your hair that won't take a lot of time? Today I wanted to share with you my favorite go-to method for easy flat iron curls. This is a great way to look a little fancier, but without all the fuss! My hair is short, but I assure you this method works on long hair and hair that is even shorter than mine. Here is how to get this look: So what do you think? Doesn't it look simple? I promise you can do it! We hope you find this tutorial … [Read more...]

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


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


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


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...]