Minnie Mouse Button Hair Clips

8:31:00 PM

Minnie Mouse is pretty popular in my house.The twins especially love Minnie. I cannot wait until they get to meet her. Oh, I have no illusions...I know that Princess Pea was desperately afraid of the Easter Bunny (who didn't get within 20 feet of her. So the chances of tearless encounters with characters is minimal. But they still love Minnie, so I thought I'd create some Minnie accessories for all three of my girls.


I started with some black buttons (four different sizes), ribbon, and hair clips. 


I wanted to make two sizes of hairbows, since I have two sizes of little girls, and one little hairbow is gracious plenty for each of the twins, while my five year old needs two bigger ones. As I worked through the process, I also realized that the little Minnie Mouses would need red embroidery floss because the ribbon was too wide for the little hairbows. You'll also need some hot glue.

Basically, making these hairbows are pretty easy, as long as you know how to use a hot glue gun. You take one larger button and two smaller ones that look like a head and mouse ears in proportion. Glue the larger button on top of the two smaller ones. 


Make a bow and hot glue it onto the buttons like Minnie's bow on top of her head. 


Then hot glue the whole shebang onto a hair clip. I had plenty of room to glue the "head" onto the clip for the large Minnies. 


The smaller ones we more difficult simple because they are smaller. Have you ever tied a tiny bow with embroidery floss? For the smaller clips, both the ears and the head were glued to the clip. Be generous with the amount of glue; you don't want to see it on the front, but you don't want the hairbow to fall apart.


And that's it! Easy and cute.


And I have 3 little girls who are very excited about these clips!

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16 comments

  1. Those are too cute! I may have to make some for my niece. My girls are over Minnie being 7 & 8 but we may go to Disney this summer and if we do I'd have to make them some. Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. These hair clips are so cute and simple to make! I love seeing projects that are easy to do since I'm not super crafty ;) Stopping by from Inspire Me Please Blog Hop :)

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  3. Oh my gosh, so simple, yet I don't think I would've ever come up with this idea! Love it! Stopping by from Hoybycrafts. Thanks so much for sharing! I am all over this :)

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  4. Kristen RosecransApril 27, 2013 at 8:22 AM

    these are so sweet--perfect! my girls will love them. and i love that you're not paying anywhere near "disney" prices to make them! -kristen from thrifter in disguise

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  5. Adorable! And such a great idea. I know a few ladies who are all about Mickey, but no little girls...waiting for grandkids!

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  6. These are just adorable... And so easy!

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  7. Saw your craft at Craft-O-Maniac blogspot and had to hop over and leave a comment! I love these - super easy to do and quite adorable. My kind of craft :)

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  8. Diane PiwowarczykApril 29, 2013 at 9:51 PM

    A dora ble!

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  9. Gorgeous! Love it!
    Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft

    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  10. What a terrific idea. Please share it (and any others) on my family-focused Kid Corner @ http://wp.me/p280y0-SQ. You may just get highlighted next week :-) Jennifer

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  11. Such an adorable idea! Little girls would absolutely love these. I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

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  12. so beautiful ! I lkie It

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  13. Kara @ Simplistically SassyMay 2, 2013 at 8:55 AM

    These are so adorable!! I love it. I have a tutorial on my blog for making a minnie mouse headband. It's always fun to find other ideas that I haven't ever seen or thought of. Super cute.

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  14. All these cute girl things always make me wish we had a little girl running around. I seriously would be in trouble!


    As always thanks for linking up at Crafty Thursday Obsessions. One of the girls picked you for the Top 3 this week. Hope you come join us again!
    -Stacey

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  16. These are SO adorable!! What a cute, cute idea. My daughter would LOVE these!!

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