How many of you have some of these laying around:
Or maybe an old bunch of flowers?
Here is an easy way to recycle your old flowers in to fun new accessories! (find out how to make these flowers after the jump!)
- Old flowers
- Threaded needle
- Hot glue
Take the old flowers apart and start with 5 flower petals. (You made need more or less depending on how you want the finished flower to look and how big the petals are.)
Fold the first petal in half and in half again.
Add a small stitch to the bottom to keep the petal folded.
Cut a circle of felt, about penny size, and add a generous amount of hot glue.
Press the flower into the glue.
Hair clips, headbands, jewelry, accessories!
To make the hair clip, just cut a 2nd piece of felt and glue the clip in between the two pieces of felt.
Here is one from a pink flower:
And from a rose:
The last two flowers had a few different sized petals, so for extra poufy-ness, I hot glued a bunched up, small petal to the center.
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About the Author
Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.