More random makes – hair clips and a necklace

Most things I've managed to finish recently are hair clips. I have some other things in the works, but they aren't ready to show off yet! (I've been so busy...) I'll quickly talk through the basic materials I used for each one. This one used a mixture of burgundy red ribbons of different widths and …

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White organza kanzashi headpiece

I said I'd try another kanzashi piece. I got inspiration from this video by MyInDulzens on YouTube - give her channel a look if you're interested, she's very talented! I started with white organza ribbon. Some green organza ribbon for leaves and white rattail for dangles are optional. You need a lot of ribbon, and …

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Flower-patterned kusudama bouquet

I ordered this pack of patterned paper ages ago and finally decided to bring it out. On Amazon, you can find this shop called Jong Ie Nara who sell lots of origami-related things. This one I have is a collection of 40 papers with 20 different designs. They are also double-sided, with a floral pattern …

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Satin flower hairband

I came across this image a few weeks ago: http://i2.wp.com/www.thehobbyideas.com/wp-content/uploads/Satin-Ribbon-Hairband1.jpg (You can also check out the actual site http://www.thehobbyideas.com/, it is full of photo-tutorials just like this one) It's a photo-tutorial about how to make a satin flower hairband. The instructions are quite simplified as you might expect, but I gave it a go myself last weekend. I …

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