Bows & Arrows: Hair Clip DIY + 14 Trendy Valentines for 2014

Valentine’s Day might be literally right around the corner, but you still have time to make the perfect gift. Start off by making an adorable felt hair bow to attach to your valentines. If you want you can ditch the hair clip and just glue the bow straight onto the gift. Next, pick out a stylish valentine that your hip valentine is sure to love. There’s a little bit of everything for the adventurer, dreamer, and lover of all things nautical.

Let’s get started…

  • Valentine’s Day Hair Bow DIY 1 of 19
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    Click through for the tutorial and to see 14 trendy valentines for 2014...

  • Cut Your Felt 2 of 19
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    Cut out two pieces of felt. 

    1) 2 x 3 inches

    2) 1.5 x 2 inches

  • Accordion Fold 3 of 19
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    Do an accordion fold to turn the 2 x 3 inch piece into a bow.

  • Make it a Bow 4 of 19
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    Wrap the 1.5 x 2 inch piece of felt around the 2 x 3 inch piece to make it a bow and hot glue down in the back. 

  • Glue to Clip 5 of 19
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    Sandwich the bow and a scrap piece of felt together, with the top of the hair clip in between. Glue down. The scrap piece of felt on the inside of the clip will help keep it from slipping out of soft hair. 

  • Be My Valentine Arrows 6 of 19
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    Send a trendy arrow invitation to someone you love this Valentine's Day.
    Buy it for $5 at Etsy.

  • Hot Air Balloon with Flowers 7 of 19
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    Send this valentine to the adventurer at heart.
    Buy it for $1.30 at Zazzle.

  • We Sizzle 8 of 19
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    Any bacon lover will appreciate this card.
    Buy it for $4.50 at Night Owl Paper Goods.

  • I Whale Love You Forever 9 of 19
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    Young or old, this card is perfect for your sweetheart.
    Buy it for $6 at Night Owl Paper Goods.

  • You Otter Be With Me 10 of 19
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    Let your valentine know that you two are meant to be together with this sweet card.
    Buy it for $6 at Night Owl Paper Goods.

  • You’re My Favorite 11 of 19
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    Sweet and straight to the point valentine for someone who is a fan of all things typography.
    Buy it for $4.50 at Etsy.

  • Love, We’re So In It 12 of 19
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    This card is sentimental without all the frills.
    Buy it for $4.64 at Etsy.

  • Happy Valentine’s Day 13 of 19
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    A unique card like this wood one, can be framed and used as a decoration for many Valentine's to come.
    Buy it for $10 at Etsy.

  • You Float My Boat 14 of 19
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    If you know someone for a soft spot for all things nautical, this makes the perfect valentine.
    Buy it for $3.50 at Etsy.

  • You’re A Fox 15 of 19
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    Send this card to your foxy valentine.
    Buy it for $4.50 at Rifle Paper Co..

  • Heart Bandit 16 of 19
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    Steal your valentine's heart with this cute card.
    Buy it for $4.50 at Rifle Paper Co..

  • To My Valentine 17 of 19
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    A beautiful vintage-inspired card that would look beautiful displayed on the mantel.
    Buy it for $4.50 at Rifle Paper Co..

  • I Would Follow You Anywhere 18 of 19
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    Let your valentine know how dedicated you really are with this card.
    Buy it for $5.50 at Etsy.

  • "Love doesn’t make the world go round…" 19 of 19
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    "Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." Be earth friendly this Valentine's day. This card is 100% recycled stock and printed with soy ink.
    Buy it for $2.95 at Live-Inspired.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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