This is another style which could mean what your daughter is referring to. poofybow_pommpomms
I cut my ends at an angle before I do them and I use 15 5" strips but it's the same method.
As for the color combination - who knows! I wouldn't put it together, green camo with hot pink would look cute. Not so sure about the zebra though. But if she's going to wear it I guess whatever goes!