Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Bottle Cap Hair Clips





Yep, I haven't played with my caps lately but I got this really cool craft tool and it's made it a lot more fun. The Xyron Sticker Maker, (find out more here)
Xyron XRN510 Creative Station Multi-Use Crafting Machine with Permanent-Adhesive Cartridge

I love this thing, it makes anything you can roll through it, paper, ribbon, fabric, into a sticker, (permanent and removable), magnet and it even laminates. There are various sizes but mine is the 5 inch and it's plenty big enough for me.



Anyways I grabbed my supplies:

1" Flattened Bottle Cap
1" Circle Epoxy Stickers
Bottle Cap Punch 1 Inch
Glue ( I ended up using super glue the stuff pictured was no good, hot glue would also work)
Hair Pins



I made the caps just the same as my bottle cap advent except instead of gluing I ran the images through the sticker maker and and just punched out what I needed. This actually means when the mood strikes, I can grab the left over ones and whip up something in no time! Then once the bottle cap was made I stuck it on the the pin. 






DIY Delight or Disaster? Delight, cute and done in a matter of minutes...not including drying time. The only undelightful this about this was my model was feeling a little diva-ish and refused to put them in her hair, she wanted ribbons today. 

Thanks for reading,

Mel xo


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15 comments:

  1. Hey Mel! These are absolutely adorable! Love them :) Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs!

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  2. Such a delight! Another creative way to use bottle caps.

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  3. Oh, those models, they never cooperate :). These look adorable. What a fun tool...I want one :)

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  4. Adorable ! I'm going to check out this new tool of yours now ;-)

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  5. Oh so cute! What a clever little machine, lots of creative possibilities there :)

    Hugs, Estelle xx

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  6. The whims of a model. sigh. been there done that. super delightful!

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  7. Love this little creative machine of yours....great work and looks like lots of fun

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  8. Well then you must make ribbons next... of course then she'll want bottle caps clips!! Very cute, Mel, I've never heard of sticker making machine, how cool!! ~ Amy

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  9. What fun!! My grand daughters would love these AND the little machine to make some!! :)

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  10. These are adorable! I've been trying to make labels for a soon-to-be-announced project, and your new gadget may just be the thing I need. :)

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  11. They look great Mel! Geez, you could go wild with that machine.

    Anne xx

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  12. These are so cute, Mel! Pinned to my DIY board!

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  13. I want one of those machines! Did you get it free girl?? I can think of a ton of things to do with that. Your hair clips are cute too!

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    1. Nope I 100% paid for this, shipping and all and I LOVEit :)

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