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create: floral hair pins

floral hair pins - etxe - create
floral hair pins - etxe - create

For our first photoshoot we created floral hair pins to put in my sister's hair. We had a different hairstyles for each look and created various sizes and types of floral hair pins to make each one unique.

Materials: bobby pins giant bobby pins hair clips fabric confetti (we made this out of remnants of the fabric used in the Flor Silvestre collection) various dried flowers (we got ours on etsy) glue gun glue sticks (we used a lot of these -- definitely get an extra pack) cardstock or thick magazine paper

First, we cut some ovals out of the cardstock and glued them to the large bobby pins. Then we glued on fabric confetti and various dried flowers. We would also made little piles of the dried flowers and fabric confetti, put small amounts of glue on the hair combs and then just dipped them in the pile over and over again until we covered the whole edge. Be careful--the glue will be very hot so don't touch it. Would have helped if we had some kind of stick, like those small wooden ones used for nail care, to push down the pieces, but we managed without one.

We let them all dry overnight. And voilà, gorgeous one-of-a-kind floral hair pins!

I love how they turned out! They look amazing in the photos and definitely helped to create the atmosphere I wanted for our first photoshoot.

Let us know if you tried to make them. And don't forget to check out our Flor Silvestre lookbook!

floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - flor silvestre photoshoot
floral hair pins - etxe - floral crown
floral hair pins - etxe - floral crown