Easy Knotted Hairclip

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This is the simplest little hairclip but so so cute! (Ever since I cut my hair shorter, I’ve been obsessed with sweet little clips.) A simple knot in the ribbon adds interest to an otherwise basic clip. Velvet ribbon makes it elegant and the gold dotted ribbon is extra special!

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Materials:
60mm alligator hairclips
1/4″ wide strong double sided tape
8 inches velvet ribbon per clip
scissors
Fray Check
Optional: rhinestones, buttons, embellishments

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Loosely tie a knot in the velvet ribbon slightly off center. You should have approximately 3.5″ of ribbon to the left and 2.25″ to the right. Apply Fray Check to the ends of the ribbon to prevent fraying.

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Starting on the inner edge, run double sided tape over the hairclip and continue to wrap around the full length-stopping at the two prongs on the back. Peel off the backing.

Beginning with the longer side before the knot, press and smooth down the velvet ribbon-starting on the inside edge again with the hairclip. The knot should end up being placed just before the end of the hairclip that curves up, and then the remaining 2.25” wrap around the remaining taped area.

You may choose to add a rhinestone or other embellishment just next to the knot to add a little sparkle, but these clips also look wonderful simple and unadorned.

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See how cute? I’m a huge fan of wearing two at a time. Double the cuteness, right? And the velvet texture of the ribbon is so luxurious. What color will you make?

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Beachy Shell Lights

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Our very clever and creative ladies in the floral department came up with this wonderful beachy light strand. We think it fits in perfectly with any nautical or beach decor, whether for a party or everyday. The shells glow softly from within and look lovely paired with anchors, starfish, weathered wood, and fishnet.

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This project couldn’t be easier. Using hot glue, glue two closely matched shells around a light, pressing firmly until set. Add as many shells as you wish. For ours we chose to leave every other light shell-less, giving it a more delicate appearance.

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Even if you live far from the ocean, bring the beach indoors this summer. You can feel like a mermaid or bathing beauty all the time!