Marisol is a true girl.  She may only be 2 but she knows what she wants.  She decides which shoes and dresses she wants from stores.  She hates not wearing a clip in her hair and has an obsession with lip gloss … or as she calls it, sparkles.

Wanting to save a little money, I’ve decided to try my hand at making hair accessories for her. 

Here was my first attempt at barrettes tonight.

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I was quite pleased with how these turned out, but I’d like to get a little more creative with them.  I’ve found a lovely collection of odd buttons in my sewing box so maybe tomorrow I’ll try to make a few more.

These ones were made using snap barrettes purchased in a packet from Michaels.  Instructions on how to make the little ‘sleeping bag’ for the barrette can be found at Angry Chicken.

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Kat March 20, 2009 - 5:00 pm

So cute! My daughters love barrettes too and are getting quite a collection. I’ve tried making them but I’ve only done the alligator clip ones. I’d like to give these a shot. I’ll have to check out those directions. Now I just need to figure out how to keep them organized.

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