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Old 07-20-2008, 07:12
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A lady I know wants to find a clip for when she pulls her hair half back, but she has thick hair so needs a clip big enough and doesn't want anything gaudy or teenish. Anyone have ideas or pics?
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what about a french clip in a larger size then do a simple tuxedo bow on it in a sophisticated stripe like RABOM's preppy stripes in Black or green or seaside... something earthy...Neutral
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Could you cover one of those rounded french clips...like this (but no cutout, I've seen them at Kroger, Walgreens, CVS, WalMart, etc.) with green/black felt and then put maybe like 3 roses on it?
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i think those are both great ideas
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Could you cover one of those rounded french clips...like this (but no cutout, I've seen them at Kroger, Walgreens, CVS, WalMart, etc.) with green/black felt and then put maybe like 3 roses on it?
I think those are cute plain! They'd probably look worse if I tried something with them-haha. I need to get a better idea of what she has in mind, because a lot of those bigger clips seem decorative enough to me that there wouldn't really need to be anything done to them?!
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If you like the cutout one, you could even do like...the woven headbands weave on each side...similar to how you would do it for flip flops?
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Oh yeah, you can get those barrette thingies blank - they're like a white plastic rectangle or an oval. Then you cover it in fabric and mount your clip on the back. The end result is like this - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php...ng_id=13420050 (not my listing.) Jcaroline has the barrette blanks.
Yeah-this is originally what I had in mind-I'll ask her-thx!
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That sounds like a neat thing (the woven clips) I have thick hair that I pull back too- and wanted to make something that would work for me.
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Maybe something beaded? A french clip or something that is tastefully beaded.

Maybe something like this:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php...ng_id=13503677
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Maybe something beaded? A french clip or something that is tastefully beaded.

Maybe something like this:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php...ng_id=13503677

I have sold to a couple of adults at my job and I do something similar to that and also use pearls. The pearl ones were a big hit with the adults.
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