fbpx

Finally got the craft bug again. Moving took it all out of me, but a huge blank wall in Lil’ J’s room was driving me nuts and I had to do something about it.

Something else I needed help with? My bow addiction. I’ve realized I have a bow hoarding problem. It’s ridiculously hard for me to get rid of any bows because right before I do I think “but it’ll go great with X-outfit” or “I can make a skirt to go with this.”And I hang on to it. Unless I’m giving them away to friends, I can’t bring myself to toss them out or even donate them yet.

I’ve already made a headband tree, used oatmeal cans to make more headband holders, and a picture frame to hold some clippies, but we still have more that need a home.

Thanks to Pinterest, I found another bow organizing tutorial that would also fill the annoyingly blank wall, and give a solution for her growing bow collection.

So I’ve seen ribbon bow holders. Simple strips of ribbon hanging from a doorknob or such, that you can clip your bows to. I found a genius tutorial that took it a step further and made the strip into kite tails and the bows clip to the tail.

With the amount of bows she has, and the amount of wall space, I decided to make four kites with long kite tails to string across her room.

Here’s how made this cute Kite Hair Bow Organizer.


I used: Hot glue, scrap fabric, wire hangers, coordinating ribbon.

Step 1: Bend the wire pulling the bottom part of the hangar down so it becomes shaped more like a triangle. Straighten out the hook too (I kept mine slightly curvy since I wanted to look like it was flying across the wall.)

At this point, Lil’ J already knew they were going to be kites. She ran around yelling “Kites! My kites!” After wrangling her I moved to step 2.

Step 2: Cut the scrap fabric to be about 1/2-1″ wider than the kite shape.

Step 3: Hot glue the fabric to the wire one half of the kite at a time. Pull it tight as you glue the second side down.

Step 4: Cut and glue ribbon strips 1″ longer than the length and width of the kite and glue them around the back side of the kite.

Step 5: Cut the ribbon for the kite tails/ bow holder and tie a knot with extra slack at the base of the kite, then glue the ribbon on each side of the hanger hook.

DIY Kite hair bow holder

Hang on the wall and enjoy! What do ya think? Link up, I’d love to see what you’ve been makin’!

What I'm Making Monday

(highlight ctl+c)


That is a great idea! Thank goodness for Pinterest!

Veronika says:

Looks very cute! I need something cool like that for my little boys hats. These wall hooks just aren’t cutting it anymore! haha

Shaky Mommy says:

Oh my goodness, I love it! So cute!

Also, I don’t think you should be too hard on yourself for your bow collection. She’s so little -she’ll be wearing those bows for years (as the mom of two girls ages 7 & 9, trust me). I wish I had held onto more bows because we never seem to have the right ones when I fix their hair.

mudhutmama says:

I love this! It looks beautiful and such a great idea for holding your bows.

YUMMommy says:

Those are cute!

lovely idea thank you..I’m going to make this for my 7 month old daughter as well and link it here..

I also just moved so the walls are white as well.

emily says:

Great idea! Super cute!

toi says:

suc great idea, wow lil j is growing so well 🙂

M says:

this is a great idea. I have Little Miss O’s clips on a piece of polka dot grosgrain (?) ribbon. It looks really nice, but I love the idea of your kites! I guess you could do a balloon shape too? Thanks for the inspiration!!! Now for more hair bows and clips : ) or perhaps you’ll be doing a super easy tutorial : )

Genius! No bows to hang, but the kites are cute on their own.

So creative! Clipped to my collection.

Thanks designed for sharing such a fastidious opinion,
piece of writing is good, thats why i have read it fully

Your method of explaining the whole thing in this paragraph
is in fact nice, every one be capable of effortlessly be aware of it, Thanks a lot.

Xiomara says:

Houses and other residential properties can be extremely expensive.

‘I have been boating my whole life and will continue to share the water
with friends and family,’ he says. Just make a left out the
restaurant door, which will take you northwest along 2nd Street.

My website island walk realty naples florida; Xiomara,

Ramona says:

Hello there! This is kind of off topic but I need some help
from an established blog. Is it hard to set up your
own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast.
I’m thinking about setting up my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have any ideas or suggestions?
Thanks

Deanna says:

Your daughter is beautiful, Jennifer! What is her name? Your kites look absolutely great. Do you think they can fly? I want to try to use this guide with my children, but I guess they would want to make flyable toys.

Jennifer says:

These definitely won’t fly. But they’re a fun decoration. Thank you!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Hi! I’m Jennifer Borget

headshot

I'm a former journalist, and lifelong creator striving to make the world a better place. This is the space where I share my journey in making the most of every day by cherishing our individuality and celebrating our differences.



follow @jenniferborget on

watch @jenniferborget on