3 Trendy DIY Hair Clips (So Easy!)
-large hair clips (I used these)
-hot glue gun
-super glue (this is hands down my favorite one to use)
-faux pearls (I used different sizes, so something like this would be good to get)
-large novelty patch (I used this thick leather-like sticker for mine, but this would be perfect too)
Pearl clip: You can use all one size of pearl or you can use different sizes like I did. You can also choose to cover the entire thing or just do one side or even just one large accent pearl if you want different looks. Depending on what hair clip you get, you may be able to use hot glue to attach your pearls, but they popped off pretty easily when I tried that with mine, so I used the super glue gel instead for a stronger hold. If you get pearl beads that have holes in them for stringing, just make sure to place the bead with the holes facing the sides and not the top so you won’t notice them when the clip is finished. For larger beads, you can use your fingers to place them on dots of glue, but you may want tweezers or needle-nose pliers if trying to place really small beads. Let the glue fully set and your clip is ready to wear!
Raffia clip: You’ll want to use either a rectangular clip for this one or one that has the cutout in the middle like mine does so you can wrap it around the frame all the way around. Hot glue worked well for this clip as I could glue it to the frame and then wrap it around itself a few times for stability and then just keep wrapping until the whole thing was covered. Glue the end in place underneath the clip and I would also suggest glueing it in place every so often as you wrap so it won’t all unravel if you let go.
Statement clip: This one is the easiest and yet so fun! Just find a patch that you like that works with your shape and size of clip and glue it on to your clip! Super cute idea for kids too.