Flowergirl Hair Clips

by | DIY Tutorials, Made


Alicia Parsons (Akimbo)

Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips 1

Last time I shared some accessory ideas for your bridesmaids so how about something cute for the littlest member of your bridal party?

Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips materials

You will need:

  • Modelling clay (available at art shops)
  • Silicone flower mould (if flowers don’t fit your theme there are many other moulds to choose from)
  • Hair clip backings
  • Hot glue gun
  • Baking paper
  • Oven tray
  • Oven


Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips tutorial 1

1. Break off a small piece of clay.

2. Press firmly into mould, making sure there is no overhang and the surface is flat.

Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips tutorial 2

3. Turn the mould upside down and carefully push the centre to loosen the flower.

4. Carefully remove the flower.

Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips tutorial 3

5. Place on an oven tray lined with baking paper. Place into preheated 100°C oven and bake for 30 minutes (or according to packet instructions). Remove from oven; allow to cool completely.

6. Place a small dab of hot glue onto the clip’s glue pad.

Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips tutorial 4

7. Place the flower onto the glue pad.

8. Gently press down.

Atypical Type A - Flowergirl hair clips 3

Your flowergirl will feel so special wearing something made just for her.

(Don’t have a flowergirl? Use the same technique to make some chunky rings for your ‘maids.)

Our ‘Made’ Contributing Editor, Alicia from Akimbo has given us an easy and quick project that gives stunning results! Visit her blog where she writes about all things creative and cute ATypical Type A

Ms Gingham says: “Every little girl just loves hair clips, rings and pretty things! You could even try making necklaces and bracelets using the same technique. This could also be something that you could do with your flowergirls to make the little ones really feel a part of your day.”

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    March 31, 2011 at 10:32 am

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  • bookjunkie says:
    April 4, 2011 at 8:36 am

    this is the most beautiful thing I have seen in a while….love pink by the way 🙂

  • bookjunkie says:
    April 4, 2011 at 8:36 am

    I have to tweet this 🙂

  • Polka Dot Bride says:
    April 18, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    I love these! I want to make them for myself!

  • Flower Girl Hair Clips · DIY Weddings | CraftGossip.com says:
    April 21, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    […] With the quick and easy tutorial created by Alicia Parsons of Atypical Type A featured on the The Polka Dot Bride, you’ll be creating your own in no time. These are easy enough for even the youngest members […]

  • Bright Shadows says:
    April 23, 2011 at 3:11 am

    These are for my everyday not the flower girl! Great job and so easy!

  • linda tibbets says:
    April 23, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    love your hairpins, my first time to your site
    i have looked for molds this small, to no avail
    can you suggest a site?
    thank you in advance



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