Headband Holder {Tutorial}

Having a little girl means there are girly things spread all over our house…you know, ribbons, ponytail holders, hair clips, headbands.  Well, I have been trying to find a way to keep her girly things more organized and accessible.  Last month, I tackled her hairbows by making a Hair Bow/ Clip Holder (tutorial here).  Now, I am going to show you the easiest way to organize all of those headbands!
BTW, how cute are these headbands and the sweet little girl who wears them?  She made the one in the middle, and I bought the other two at the cutest store, Something Fun (here in Lexington, on Richmond Rd).
All you need is a large oatmeal container, some pretty paper, and some Mod Podge.
Turn the paper over and paint on a coat of Mod Podge.
Smooth the paper onto the oatmeal container…Mod Podged side against the container.
Once the paper is on the container, paint a coat of Mod Podge over the outside of the paper.
Let dry, then pop the top back on.  You can store ponytail holders and ribbons inside if you like.  Isn’t it adorable?
Once we finished, Kate thought it needed a little more bling, so we added some boa trim around the top, and a paper flower with a covered button in the middle.  To see how to make an Easy Flower Hair Clip w/ Cover Button, check out this tutorial.  We used the same method to make the headband with the flower on it…too cute!
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I’m Jessica, a mom on a mission to show other women that you can live well without breaking the bank. I like to share the thrifty, creative ways that I make changes in my home in the hopes that it will spark the creativity in someone else! I love to share DIY projects, crafts, simple recipes and cleaning tips too!
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  1. 1

    says

    That’s adorable! My preschool kids would have fun doing something like this…although some would need help. :) Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my place. I’m already a linky follower here!
    Sherry

  2. 4

    says

    What a great idea to use an oatmeal container and your headbands are so cute! I am visiting from TT&J and would love it if you’d visit back!

    Amanda
    everycreativeendeavor.com

  3. 5

    says

    Cute! I tried to make this a while back, but I bought the smaller oatmeal container…didn’t work. Thanks for the DIY, now I can really do this well.
    New follower from the Grow Your Blog networking.

  4. 7

    says

    This I am doing and will link back! Excellent!!! I was just brainstorming this weekend on how I can create a hairband holder. My daugher has a gazillion and the tub under the sink solution… isn’t really a solution!

  5. 9

    says

    Oh my goodness…looks so GREAT…we need this!! Thanks for sharing at Overflowing with Creativity! I can’t wait to see what you link up at my party tomorrow! I LOVE following you…you’re so inspiring! Just a little reminder, my giveaway for 1000 free FULL color business cards ends at midnight!! Stop by and enter to wiN!

    XO, Aimee

  6. 13

    says

    Fun idea! I love that your daughter did most of the work! ;) I totally need one of these for my daughter. I’m tripping over headbands!

  7. 14

    says

    Super-cute idea!! My daughter’s headbands are in a plastic container, but we are going to do this project together stat and make a pretty holder to show them off!! Found this on Gingersnaps link up today. I’ve read your blog before but didn’t realize you are in Lex — we lived there for five years and loved it!!

  8. 17

    says

    This is so cute and how clever with the oatmeal container!! Thanks for coming to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” We loved having you and hope you’ll be back next Saturday! -The Sisters

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