There are few things as cute as a little boy in a bow tie. Bow ties are even in style for men too. They can look really good! But what happens when you find a cute, cheap bow tie and you have no little boy to put it on? You make a headband of course!
To say this is a full tutorial would be a total lie because it is so dang easy, but I will show/tell you how I turned a bow tie into a headband for my little girl.
*bow tie (mine was in the dollar section of Target)
Put the bow tie around the head you want it to fit on. Measure how much bigger you need to make it so that it goes around the head. Cut the elastic to the size you need to fit around the rest of the head.
Sew elastic to the ends of your bow tie to make a circle headband.
Stick it on your kid’s head and you are done! Isn’t that the easiest thing you have ever done? I think it is just the right size of bow to make a statement without it being too huge too!
I am linking to these great link parties here.
Sunday 14th of April 2013
Your little girl is so sweet! Look at that head full of darling curls :) My youngest has curls too, love it! See ya tomorrow night for another Pretty Things at twelveOeight. As always, thank you for linking up your amazing talent!!
xo, Tanya twelveOeight
Friday 12th of April 2013
Super cute, Mckenzie! and your baby is just a cutest thing ever... can't wait to see you at Snap! Thanks so much for sharing at Super Saturday Show & Tell… I’m SO glad you came to (link) party with me! http://www.whatscookingwithruthie.com Come back again tomorrow to share! xoxo~ Ruthie
Thursday 11th of April 2013
Brilliant!! I love all the bow ties and bow tie tutorials I've been seeing, but I have two little girls. No bow ties needed ....until now!
I’d love if you shared this with my readers at my Show & Tell party this week. http://www.gingerlymade.com/2013/04/show-tell-21-link-party.html
Saturday 6th of April 2013
This is such a clever idea! i am a new follower! Please follow be back at greatastestuesdays.blogspot.com. I would love to have you join my site too!
Wednesday 3rd of April 2013
My son wore this bowtie for Easter and now I wish I had made a matching headband for my daughter! How cute would that be? Next year... next year.