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Framed Bow Holder

Some of you had asked me how I made the bow holder and the necklace holder. I thought I would tell you how today.

I get CHEAP frames at Hobby Lobby. They have a section with damaged frames for next to nothing. I think this one was 75% off. I try to find frames that are dark in color. I had the people at HL cut me some mat board for the frame. They put the staples in the edges to hold it in for me. They also put a wire hanger on the back. I think they charged about $2. I also purchased some batting that was REALLY cheap. I found this fabric and ribbon there too.

I used a hot glue gun to hold down the batting. I pulled the fabric around the edges and hot glued it too. The three ribbons to hold the bows were ...yes, you guessed it...hot-glued.

I got some cheap house paint and painted the frame off white. I gave it 24 hours to dry and then used sand paper on the edges to make it look antiqued.


Fun and easy!
Sarah Kate put this tutu on this morning. She is loving to dress up these days.

Comments

Tara G. said…
Very cute- I love the hand over her mouth! And the bow holder is so crafty!!
Lauren said…
That bow holder is too cute and how sweet is SK in that tutu!!! :)
Jennifer said…
I am a long time reader of both your blog and Kelly's, but I hardly ever comment. I love the new layout! The pink and black is cute! I also love the bow holder! What a fun and inexpensive craft and it looks very expensive! I would have guessed you bought it in a children's boutique!
michelle ellis said…
Very cute!!!
Sarah said…
Thank you! I think it's fabulous and will be making my own this weekend!! xoxo
Jill said…
I am a long time reader as well. I just love that bow holder.... THANK YOU!!! Can't wait for the next great deal at Goodwill for the frame.
My photo shoot for Arden got rescheduled to June 30 since it was raining again right when we were trying to leave. I got your bows to borrow. Let me know if you need them back before the 30th, or if you want me to keep them and return them after that date. Thanks so much!
How Cute Laurie! So talented!!!
hollie marie said…
Super cute!!! I might have to get crafty myself!

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