Posted by Ethne~
There’s nothing I love more than getting my girls all fancy-schmancy, and Shaun has decreed that I can't put make-up on them daily, sooooo sad. Usually this means pink and frills, sans make-up (on weekends, I allow them to invade my make-up and put that on too. SHAUN. COULD. DIE.) Quite often, hair bows fit the bill. I have found, however, that not just any old hair bows satisfy me anymore. So I will, on occasion, make my own.
|Ariel (L), Snow White (M), Sleeping Beauty (R) -- I made these. No lie.|
Remember here when I made Angry Bird hair bows for the girls for Mur-Man’s 2nd birthday party? Super easy.
|I also made this. Honest.|
Well, I found this pattern for making Princess hair bows. If you follow her directions, you’ll get the general idea, but don’t just feel like you’re limited to the princesses she does! I made Ariel for Easy Mac – I didn’t want to go with a tail version because I figured she’d want her princess to have a skirt like the others. I made Snow White for KD, her long-time fave princess. And I made Sleeping Beauty for Ava, the girls’ soon-to-be cousin.
It’s easy enough to tweak the pattern. I looked at the DVD covers for the movies to see what my chosen princesses looked like, then I added ribbon detail, made long or short hair, gave Snow White her fancy collar, and for good measure, gave all three of them a teeny flower.
|I chose these clips instead of the ones from the website - they stay on way better - available at JoAnn|
|Isn't my nail polish a pretty color? Uh, I mean, see how nice the clip looks covered with that there ribbon?|
|One tweak: Sleeping Beauty has long hair and wears it down, unlike Cinderella|
|Sleeping Beauty from the back|
|Snow White getting her collar|
The girls love them. The project was really easy. If you have a glue gun and basic materials, you’re golden. Best gift for a little girl ever! Perfect for Valentine's Day - you've got time!