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Gothic flower hair clip
I like to make my own flowers to match my outfit. I like big busy ones! This was made for a glam party I attended.

Posted by Noelia Citialin from Bakersfield, California, United States • Published See Noelia Citialin's 7 projects »

  • How to make a flower hair clip. Gothic Glam Flower - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with any ugly old flower with a cool shape like this one (these are my faves!) This flower is about 5-6 inches wide (I didn't measure)

  • How to make a flower hair clip. Gothic Glam Flower - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start painting it with acrylic craft paint. This also helps hold the shape well so it isn't floppy by stiffening the silk. Allow to dry (of course) SOmetimes it will require more than one coat because the silk can suck up the color.

  • How to make a flower hair clip. Gothic Glam Flower - Step 3
    Step 3

    I painted mine with a coat of purple glitter paint (hence Glam). I took lace and covered every other end of the petals using hot glue on the back of the petal only so it won't show in the front.

  • How to make a flower hair clip. Gothic Glam Flower - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then I used the same lace as trim and trimmed around every other petal. I glued the lace to the middle of the flower and placed 3 small black feathers around the lace in the middle.

  • How to make a flower hair clip. Gothic Glam Flower - Step 5
    Step 5

    I glued purple feathers to the back of every other petal to give it a little more length and glued a skull I painted black and silver glitter in the middle on the lace. I made two of these, one for each side, which I will post photos after I rock them tonight at the glam party in Oakland.

  • Step 6

    Last, I used a alligator clip and glued it to the back (depending where you want to wear it on your head)with hot glue and make sure you secure it with fabric so it won't fall off.



What a cute fun easy project. I cant wait to try it! It just so happens that I have a ton of old silk flowers that will work perfectly.
Penny F.
Penny F. · North Bay, Ontario, CA · 19 projects
Absolutely love this idea! I love these types of flowers but i always find that the colours they use for them just suck! I am going to have to try this some time! Happy
Manda F.
Manda F. · 37 projects
Yes yes yes!
Vermin Jerky
Vermin Jerky · San Diego, California, US · 22 projects
This. Is. Awesome. My brain is exploding because I don't have the materials to make one right this instant and can't get them. (It's midnight.) I know what I'm doing tomorrow.
Hannah Sparkles
Hannah Sparkles
Your flower is simply fabulous! It's refreshing to see someone actually think outside the box!
z o m b i e
z o m b i e · Toronto, Ontario, CA · 5 projects
This is amazing and I can't wait to try it for myself. I need more hair bling.
angellina · Sydney, New South Wales, AU · 8 projects
this idea is tops i always see heaps of cheap ugly flowers in my dollar shop will have to buy some and try this out loving the lace
Sheila Squirrel
Sheila Squirrel
This is really pretty. I like the idea of adding the lace x
Dee C.
Dee C. · 1 project
Love this project. Not sure I'll wear the flowers but I would love to display them in my home.
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
Your makeup is crazy!! The hairclip is really pretty, though!
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