Hair Clip Holder

Hey there, it’s Monica (and Jess) from The Real Housewives of Bucks County.   We’re so glad you guys liked our $20 Huge Artwork last month, so this month we’re bringing you another quick and easy, crazy-affordable project.

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I am so not a girly-girl, so sometimes I’m a little lost with my younger daughter who is all things frills and princesses.   We had a slight hair clip crisis going on in our house… they were everywhere! I needed a cute, cheap solution that wasn’t over the top girly.

Modern Hair Clip Holder

Supplies:

A canvas

Painter’s Tape

Spray Paint

Ribbon

Hot Glue Gun

A Million hair clips (optional)

I had an 11×14 canvas and some painters tape sitting around (yes, both just happened to be in my kitchen… just a day in the life of a DIYer).   I recommend Frog Tape for this project.   It’s just the right amount of sticky.

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Arrange your tape in any pattern you want.   I wanted a modern, linear look.   I didn’t measure at all, but you definitely could.   Here’s what I ended up with…

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Make sure your tape wraps around the edges.

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Head to your favorite spray painting spot and give it two light coats.

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Here’s the cool, (not uber-girly) purple color I ended up with.

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I had some dollar bin ribbon leftover and attached it using a combination of hot glue and tape.   Don’t put glue all along the back of the ribbon because that’s where the clips will go, rather just put a couple small dots of glue on each side.

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Tape worked for the back, but I’d definitely recommend glue.

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I added ribbon to about half of the white stripes.

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Allow it to dry and then begin adding your clips.   Yup, it’s really that simple!

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I love how it almost looks like art!

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I put it right above the dress up rack and, so far, the hair clip crisis has been averted!

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This is a REALLY simple project that a rookie DIYer can completely handle and that an experienced DIYer can whip together in under 30 minutes.
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