Easy Hair Bowquet Tutorial

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This year, I volunteered to put together the raffle basket for my son’s class as part of the school’s annual fundraiser. I decided to do a bowquet because hair bows are inexpensive to make, but can cost a lot of money to buy. A lot of the bowquets I found online were going for $50 to $100! I figured it was a good way to pass along as much of the money earned as possible to the school. Plus, my friend Delia and I had a blast crafting together.

Easy Bowquet Tutorial

1. We started with a simple basket and threw some rocks in the bottom so that it wouldn’t tip over easily. We then stuck in some floral foam and covered it with fake, shredded grass.

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2. To make the stems, we wrapped bamboo skewers with floral tape and then stuck them into the foam. I placed four long ones in the back and two short ones in the front.

3. We were able to make several hair bows, but I underestimated how much time they took and so decided to cheat a little. On Amazon, you can buy some very cute bows for very little money. The quality was great and I was so glad I didn’t try to make them all.

4. We then arranged the bows by clipping them on the stems to make it look nice and full. And then we clipped a bow on the front. So easy! I also threw in a Wet Brush, one of the best hairbrushes on the planet. My little girl has really thin hair and it tangles so easily. I have tried detangler without much luck. But the Wet Brush is able to get through her tangles with very few tears or effort. It has been a game changer over here.

The bowquet turned out so cute, that I am now excited to make a bunch for baby showers. I was able to make it for the fraction of the cost that you can buy them for. And if you have a little girl, you can never have too many hair bows!

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