Hair Bow Mania
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

If you look at many of the pictures on my blog, you may notice that Lauryn is never without a hair bow. This is because a friend of the family has lovingly made her one million of them. (Almost a million - and we're so grateful for every single one of them! Lauryn loves her bows and has been known to wear upwards of 10 at a time when she's playing at home.)

I had been keeping the bows in a basket under the bathroom sink, but as our collection increased that wasn't working out so well. Her beloved bows were getting squished, and I was forgetting what they all looked like, given the vast selection.

So, in spite of my un-craftiness, I set about creating a bow storage solution today. I am quite proud of myself; it turned out super cute, and cost less than 10 bucks to make. I'm disappointed in the pictures because the colors look muted, but you get the general idea:

Hanging in the corner between the closet and the armoire.

Wal-Mart sells these little flower hooks in the craft section for less than $2.
I painted them pink, white, and green; the color is much brighter than in the photo.

I painted a dowel rod purple and cut it to length with a handi-saw. Yay for little power tools!
I used sticky velcro coins on the purple ribbon to create a loop at the top so it could slide onto the rod.
Gotta love a no-sew project!

A bow for every season.


Anonymous Anonymous had this to say:

You go girl! You did a great job.

August 8, 2007 at 6:01 PM 

Blogger Margo had this to say:

Very awesome! I am super impressed!

August 8, 2007 at 11:04 PM 

Blogger kelly had this to say:

too cute. I love it!

August 8, 2007 at 11:39 PM 

Anonymous Anonymous had this to say:

WOW!! I am so impressed! What a fabulous solution!


August 9, 2007 at 9:22 AM 

Blogger Gombojav Tribe had this to say:

Uncrafty? I don't think so!

That's great!

August 9, 2007 at 11:52 AM 

Anonymous Steph had this to say:

Awesome! I am very impressed with your craftiness!!! I would have loved to have my bows hanging on the wall when I was a little girl.

August 14, 2007 at 3:40 PM 

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