1.18.2011

Flower Pins: How to Make 'em / How to Wear 'em~

Hello my lovelies!! I'm in a mood for pretty today, so I'm going to talk flower pins. Oh how I love me a pretty little posy.




I'm not going to tell you how to make these babies, because darling Emily over at Jones Design Company did a wonderful tutorial on how to make them a while back and I just can't improve on it, so I'm going to link to it instead. I am going to say, however, that most of the time I see these flowers with 3 or 4 circles, but I like them to be really full, so I use 7 or 8 (occasionally more). Other than that, I follow her process exactly.

Unless you take this little cutie into account. I found that if I held each section of the circles over the flame, they would pucker up all over. And I think they make cute (and unique) flowers this way as well.



But once you have a bunch of these pretties, what do you do with them? You can add clips to the back for your little girl's hair (or your own, for that matter.) Or you can add pins to the back like I did. Then you can put them on just about anything from a bib necklace....to a shirt....

White Shirt: DownEast Basics Gray Sweater and Earrings: Target
...to a pillow....to a hat.


On the Princess: Jacket: Children's Place, Hat: Target
 

Makes you want to make some pretty flowers too, doesn't it?

Have a great day~

9 comments:

emily said...

So cute. I love them full like that. I think I'll make a few in the morning! Thanks for the mention and i'm so glad you are enjoying the flowers.
emily
jonesdesigncompany.com

Kristi Hoskins Gifts said...

So pretty! I love them as a bib necklace.

Vintage Gal said...

So pretty! I am definitely going to have to jump over and see how these are made~Ohhh the ideas I am just dreaming of ;-)

Sarah said...

So pretty! I love the ones you embellished the white T with.

Lindsay said...

How cute. Your daughter is absolutely gorgeous!!

Dayhomemama said...

I make them full too, lots of layers and they end up looking like peony's, so lovely! Thanks for sharing!

Amanda said...

Thank you for the link to the tutorial, been trying these for ages, so cute!

the 30 girl said...

So pretty! The look great along your neckline!

LuLu said...

Yes i do want to make some now!!!!!
xo,
LuLu