DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make your own hair bow holder for less than $20, hang it in your daughter's room or give it as a baby shower gift.

This DIY hair bow holder tutorial will teach you how to create a beautiful custom made hair accessory display for your daughter’s room.

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

Let’s take a break from food for a minute to talk about a fun DIY hair bow holder project to spruce up your little girl’s room. My mom is super crafty and made these hair bow holders for my girls when they were born. It’s pretty easy to do and she shared her tutorial with me so that I could tell all of you about it.

The first step in the process is to get a picture frame. You can choose whatever size you like and the color doesn’t matter because you’re going to paint it. Make sure there’s a hanger on the back of the frame. Which brings me to my next step – paint the frame!

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

We use these acrylic craft paints that you can find in most craft stores. You’re going to want to paint the frame a single color first and then you can add any embellishments with a second color, like you see in the very last picture in this post. The next step is to add the vertical ribbons that hold the bows. A medium width grosgrain ribbon works great for this, pick a color that works for you. Use a staple gun to attach 6 ribbons to the back of the frame, make sure they’re evenly spaced.

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

Once the ribbons are attached you will add the headband hooks at the bottom. These are optional. You can buy small hooks at the hardware store and screw them into the bottom of the frame by hand.

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

Now it’s time to add the decorations to the top of the frame. For this you will need some costume jewelry. You can often find inexpensive costume jewelry at places like garage sales and flea markets. You’ll need a larger piece for the center, like a brooch. Earrings work great for the sides so that you can keep things looking symmetrical.

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

Once you’ve come up with your jewelry design, use a glue gun to attach the pieces to the frame. Make sure to leave room for a bow on top, which you’ll also glue down.

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

Now you can hang it on the wall and add your bows! The nice thing about making this yourself is that you can choose the colors to coordinate with your daughter’s room. They also make great baby shower gifts.

DIY Hair Bow Holder - Make a hair bow holder for less than $20 in custom colors to match your daughter's bedroom. It's a great baby shower gift too!

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  1. I love this so much! Our apartment has a nice walkin closet and Iā€™m trying to figure out what to do with it to make it look nice and organized. It still has boxes and bags in it from when we moved!

  2. This is so pretty – and so not the kind of thing I could get away with in my 3 boy household! šŸ™‚

  3. This is precious! I desperately need to make something like this because my toddler’s bow collection is out of control. This would look SO much better than the pile of headbands and bows we currently have!

  4. What a cute idea! I have done something similar for my earrings! Love the color and the way yours turned out! šŸ™‚