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10 Pretty DIY Hair Accessories

After several years of wearing my hair cut in a short bob, I’ve been growing my hair out over the last few years. While I loved the fun look of a bob, I got a little bored after a while. Now that my hair is longer, I love being able to play with different styles! Which may explain why I’m in love all kinds of pretty hair clips, bows and headbands these days. Ever the DIYer, though, you know I’d rather make my own pretty little hair baubles than purchase them. (Duh. That’s how I do.) With a couple of special occasions coming up, I’ve been hunting around for a couple of great hair accessories to make and actually came up with 10 that I love! Want to take a peek? Click through for 10 pretty DIY hair accessories!

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    10 Pretty DIY Hair Accessories

    Click through for 10 lovely hair accessories that will give your ponytail a pretty new look!

  • DIY Leather Hair Bow Tie 2 of 11
    DIY Leather Hair Bow Tie

    A sweet look, but with a modern edge being made from leather, I love these cute little bow hair ties! Make your own with an elastic hair tie, scissors and a piece of leather.
    Get the how-to at Oh The Lovely Things

  • DIY Hair Elastics 3 of 11
    DIY Hair Elastics

    In fun, bright colors that you can coordinate with your look of the day, I am a big fan of these darling little elastic hair bands.
    Get the how-to at Juelp

  • DIY Chiffon Hair Pouf 4 of 11
    DIY Chiffon Hair Pouf

    A big elegant pouf that will elevate a basic braid or ponytail to a more dressed up look, I love this fluffy chiffon hair tie. You just need chiffon, a bit of tulle, a needle and thread.
    Get the how-to at Love Maegan

  • DIY Stud Hair Clips 5 of 11
    DIY Stud Hair Clips

    An easy, modern and casual way to add a little extra bling to your tresses, I love these simple gold stud barrettes.
    Get the how-to at A Beautiful Mess

  • DIY Candy Colored Barrettes 6 of 11
    DIY Candy Colored Barrettes

    The peppy candy colors of these fun little barrettes make them little treasures I'd wear on the regular. You can make your own with a bit of paint and wide, flat bobby pins.
    Get the how-to at Making It Lovely | Photo by For the Love Of

  • DIY Flower Pom Pom Hair Pin 7 of 11
    DIY Flower Pom Pom Hair Pin

    A big, awesome, over-the-top hair clip, I love this pom pom made from organza, a needle and thread. So simple and so pretty!
    Get the how-to at Lovely Indeed

  • DIY Jeweled Hair Comb 8 of 11
    DIY Jeweled Hair Comb

    A gorgeous look for attending a wedding or a fabulous date night out on the town, I love this jeweled hair comb made by dressing up a basic hair comb with colorful rhinestones.
    Get the how-to at Love Maegan

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    DIY Bow Headband

    A boring and ordinary plastic headband gets the prettiest update when wrapped in embroidery thread and topped with a fabulous bow. I love how cute this is!
    Get the how-to at Flax & Twine

  • DIY Ponytail Cuff 10 of 11
    DIY Ponytail Cuff

    A chic and modern look that adds a touch of glam to a basic ponytail, can you believe this cool hair cuff was made with plumbing supplies? Love!
    Get the how-to at 5 Inch and Up

  • DIY Sparkly Ribbon Headband 11 of 11
    DIY Sparkly Ribbon Headband

    A sparkly headband that I think is just perfect for any occasion where you look needs a little bling, making one is as easy as gathering up some ribbon, elastic, and crystal trim.
    Get the how-to at Flax & Twine

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