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Handmade {Homemade} for the Holidays - DIY Flower Hair Clip with Susannah

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What a blessing it is to have my friends join in for the Handmade/Homemade for the Holidays series! I love seeing what they come up with and watching them let their creativity flow! Today I get to introduce you to Susannah! We are BOTH PNW Bloggers! {Oregon girls represent!} And she is truly inspirational. This girl doesn't talk the talk she actually walks the walk and its one thing I admire greatly about her! She is a truly a love! Be sure to follow along with her on Facebook as well! Thank you sweetie for joining in!


Hi, lovely ladies!  I'm Susannah and I blog over at Simple Moments Stick.  When Aleisha contacted me about sharing a Christmas craft on her blog I got all excited!  I love Christmas and I love crafting.  Nothing else could be better, right?

I love whimsical, fun, girlie accessories.  Most summer days I can be found with a fun fabric flower tucked up in my hair.  The other day I got to thinking, why can't I wear flowers in my hair in the winter too?  That thought gave birth to this project.  (Kinda like Mary gave birth to the baby Jesus...  See what I did there?  I totally make this post about the baby Jesus.)
Are you interested in your very own holiday flower?  Here's how to make your own...
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Supplies:
Fabric Christmas Flowers (I got mine at the Dollar Store)
Extra Large Bobby Pin
Felt
Hot Glue Gun
Scissors (Not Shown)

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Step 1:
Cut the flower away from the stem and cut two circles out of the felt, large enough to cover the plastic portion of the underside of the flower.

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Step 2:
Hot glue on felt circle to the underside of the flower.

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Step 3:
Sandwich one half of the bobby pin between the two pieces of felt.  The layers should be flower, felt, 1/2 bobby pin, other piece of felt, other half of bobby pin.  Hot glue the two pieces of felt together.

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Step 4:
Marvel at your beautiful hair piece.

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This is something that can be worn anywhere from a casual day at home, to the office, or even to a holiday cocktail party.  Stop by Simple Moments Stick and let me know where you wore your flower.  I'd love to see pictures if any of you make one too!

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