Tuesday, May 31, 2011

BOW HEAD gift cards, what a great idea : )

Here's a fun idea :

What's NEW, bowmakers (Show off your bows!)

We want to see what you've been working on. Feel free to post a link to your NEWEST CREATION. (Whether it's in your shop or on your blog.)


Cute heart clippies

Who says HEARTS are just for Valentine's Day? NOT ME!

Aren't these cute?

You can make them too!
Heart hair clippie tutorial from The Polka Dot Umbrella

Pac Man headband = AWESOME


via Unique Rabbit


Monday, May 30, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Use your scraps! (Ribbon necklaces)

Don't toss your scraps, people!

Here's some more crafty and creative ways to put those pieces to good use.

Ribbon Necklaces!

This knotted ribbon necklace was made by Love Maegan (very chic blog, btw)

ribbon and beads necklace from A Beautiful Mess
(The perfect summer fashion accessory)

Double ribbon washer necklace via Blue Cricket Design


Saturday, May 28, 2011

Use your scraps (Ribbon soap basket)

This is so pretty!

Another Hello Kitty ribbon sculpture (tutorial)

Here's another version of the Hello Kitty ribbon sculpture.
tutorial via Heck Fridays

Everyone loves Hello Kitty!

Friday, May 27, 2011

Tutu Wreath

Ok, I know that it's NOT a hairbow. (Maybe it could be worn on the head though?) hehe OK, maybe not! But gosh it's adorable : )

This would look great in my little girl's room.

Now, Who wants to make one??

Knotted headband tutorial

This tutorial was also found on the B. Cheniful site.

Make a Knotted Headband with crochet supplies.

Ribbon Bangles!

Ok, not only will you use your scraps for this one but you will also be using the cardboard tube that the ribbon came on! GENIOUS : )

It's all about recycling.

Ribbon Bangle tutorial from B. Cheniful

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Clothesline hair clip holder (A-DOR-A-BLE)

It's ok to have NUMEROUS hair bow holders, right? lol

I am desperately wanting to make this one now that I have seen it.

My little girl already has 4!

Ballerina tutu hairbow holder tutorial

I've always loved these adorable ballet inspired hair bow holders.
Now we can make one of our own! This tutorial from Creative Eyedias shows us how.

How to make a princess castle ribbon sculpture

Oh My! This is adorable!!

felt cameo headbands ( I like! )

Ok, more like I LOVE!!

Have you seen these?

Felt Cameo heabands from Giddy Giddy

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Jazz up a simple bow with a ribbon slider

Check out this tutorial!


I love the color combination! Zebra and Island Blue Boutique hairbow by carriesuelou

You can't go wrong with Pink and Green. This hairbow is from darlindivas.

This nautical bottle cap bow would be perfect for a day on the beach!

by darlindivas also

Use your scraps! Ribbon Table Runner tutorial

Here's a great way to decorate your table

Add a little ribbon and make a table runner!

Ribbon Table Runner from 7 Layer Studio

How to make an infant headband from tights or socks

I must say that these are great little headbands. I made a few when my daughter was much smaller. They leave no marks on the little head either!

You can also add a little strip in the middle like these . . . 

and clip ANY hair bow to the headband

Monday, May 23, 2011

Hey Bow makers, What's NEW? (SHOW OFF TIME)

It's time to show off your goods!

We want to see what you've been working on. Feel free to post a link to your NEWEST CREATION. (Whether it's in your shop or on your blog.)


Ribbon covered snap clips

I love the vintage ribbon that she used! It reminds me of when I was a kid and my grandma went to Mexico. She brought back these little purses with almost the same type of fabric.

Mini Double Ribbon hair clip tutorial

Using a salon clip as the guide . . . . . . . .

mini hair clip tutorial via thismommysworld

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Bobby Pins are great too!

I use cute little bobby pins when I need to pin up my daughter's fly away hairs.

This would be a cute bobbypin to make:

These would also look great in Mom's hair!

Candy Wrapper hairbows

Here's some more candy wrapper bows that I found :

via wikihow

How to make candy wrapper barrettes via Craftzine

Now I want some candy!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Patriotic ribbon sculptures

Patriotic firecracker hair bow (Simple!)

Ah, you know we like simple!

This one is simple and sure to make a statement.

Patriotic USA firecracker hairbow tutorial via Sugar Bee Crafts

Red White and Blue bows

Here's a collection of patriotic hair bows :

Patriotic Funky Loop hair bow by PeachFuzz2Ponytails

Patriotic Sparkler Fireworks hairbow by Sweetie Dumplings

Thursday, May 19, 2011

How to make your own bottlecaps

Bottlecaps make excellent embellishments for hair bows.

Here is a tutorial on how to make your own bottlecaps for hair bows.

Now you can visit The Fairy Pixel and buy your bottle cap images!

I love this hairbow holder

hair bow holder by Sharing the Wealth

Yep, there's a tutorial too!

How to make cheer bows (Streamer bows)

Wanna know how to make cheer bows? The easy way?

It's Sew Stinkin' Cute will show you how : )

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Simple elastic ribbon headband tutorial

And here's one more headband tutorial for the day. (I think I'm addicted to headbands now!)

This one is from Chocolate on My Cranium.

Easter Bonnet or NOT headband

This would be perfect for ANY DAY of the week!

rosette headband tutorial via Sewing in Now Mans Land

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Glitter Bow headband tutorial

I think I'm in love!!
I am a glitter freak and just check out this Glitter Bow headband tutorial from MaryJanes and Galoshes

A giveaway sponsored by I like Big Bows!!!

Want to win some ribbon?

Head over HERE and enter this giveaway that I am sponsoring.

You can win a $40 gift certificate to Ribbons and Bows OH My!

I'm also teaming up with 3 other bloggers for more gift certificate giveaways within the next 3 weeks.

Consider this our GRAND OPENING : )

I've got two tutorials for you by the week's end too!

What? You need another butterfly hair clip tutorial? OK!

Check out this one from Kurli * Cues Boutique :

I'm going to make sure that you can make a butterfly hair clip, huh?


Button/Felt flower headbands

Since we've already talked about cupcakes today. How about an idea for party favors?

These button and felt flower headbands would be great take aways!

Cupcakes and Bows, what a perfect combination!

I like cupcakes and I like bows. Add them together? SURE!

(Of course, some of these just CAN NOT be worn but they can be devoured!)

tiny bows on cupcakes make me say oooh lala!

Don'tcha just wanna eat this ribbon?

Mickey and Minnie on cupcakes and popsicle sticks? LOVE!!
You can buy the ribbon from Oh My Gosh Goodies

Monday, May 16, 2011

Making bows with A FORK? huh??

Check out this tutorial for making itty bitty bows. It's using a FORK!