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Put your animal ears on display with easy DIY holders!
I love animal ears and my collection was getting quite big, but I could never find a nice way to display them. After giving up the hunt for nice stands to buy online, I decided to make my own.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by making your templates. You can print out mine above, or make your own using a headband to judge the size.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 2
    Step 2

    You need a template for the head and a template to gauge how thick you want the holder to be.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 3
    Step 3

    Blue tack the head template on to thick plastic and cut out.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make two of these.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use the side template to cut long strips of thick black card.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bend the black card around the top of the head shape.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 7
    Step 7

    It's okay if it doesn't stretch the whole way round, as you can glue two strips together.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold another strip around the base of the head.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 9
    Step 9

    Heat up your glue gun and little by little, glue the black card around the edges of the two head templates.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 10
    Step 10

    Keep going around the outline. Don't worry if it looks messy, you can peel off any extra glue and clean it off afterwards.

  • How to make a hair accessory holder. Hairband Holders - Step 11
    Step 11

    Make sure it stands up straight and you're all done!

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