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How to cover a snapclip with ribbon?

How to cover a snapclip with ribbon?

Snapclips covered with ribbon looks so elegant on toddlers. If you have a girl, you must have altleast a pair of these. Ribbon covered snapclips are a great hair accesory to any girls wardrobe. When i first saw them i fell in love them. They are colorful, beautiful and holds hair well.   When i first started making hairclips, i only covered aligator clips with ribbon and decorate them. Not until i stumbled on some random videos , i knew they are so easy to make. My next step is to try a hand on them. With minimum trails i could master them. All you need is to plan where to start and end and cover the tip neat and clean.   Today i will be sharing with you all how i do them. These are one of the basic styles if you are into hairbow making. After that the options to decorate them is endless. I have shared a few themed decoration here, the most popular and asked from me are my easter hairclips.     INSTRUCTIONS TO COVER A SNAPCLIP WITH RIBBON To cover snapclips (regular size) you need exactly 18 – 20 cms of 3/8 inch ribbon. If you are new to crafting  start with a few extra cms than exact length. A couple of more twists might need extra. It is better always better to have extra than running out of ribbon at the end. You can always trim the extra ribbon than adding more. Step 1: Open your snapclip, starting at the bottom center place your ribbon at 45 degree angle and stick it with a glue dot. Wrap around the outer edge of the snapclip till the top end. Don’t overlap the ribbon much. 3-4 wraps should bring you to the other other end. Step 2 : Add a dab of glue to the tip of the clip and wrap around it till the top. Press for 2 seconds letting the ribbon to stick. Turn the direction of the snapclip and from wrap from behind to go to the other side. Use picture for an easy understanding. Wrap around the other edge towards the bottom of the clip. You should reach the other end by 3 -4 wraps depending on the angle you wrap at. Step 3 : Wrap till the other end and with a dab of glue secure the ribbon front and behind and trim any excess. TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK !!! As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts on this recipe if you make it. So drop me a comment below, and be sure to tag on social media. Also, let us know about any  varaitions you made to this recipe, we would love to try it too. Love to share your yummy pictures with us? Please share on Instagram @connect2hameesha  and hashtag it #connect2hameesha Subscribe to my Youtube Channel Hameesha for more amazing videos.

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Cooked in fragrant spices and served with boondi raita, this vegetable pulao recipe makes a complete meal. It is comforting and easy to make recipe..

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Cooked in fragrant spices and served with boondi raita, this vegetable pulao recipe makes a complete meal. It is comforting and easy to make recipe..

DIY-Lemon Themed Decor for home - Hameesha

DIY-Lemon Themed Decor for home - Hameesha

Who doesn’t love lemons especially in summer? There is nothing like lemons on a summer day , citrusy , zesty to brighten any dull day. May it be lemonade on a hot summer day or to zing up any recipe, Lemons are the beautiful fruit nature has given us. Why not make some decor that reminds us of their vibrant color? Lemon themed decor has been in trendy for a while now. Every store you visit has something or the other decorated in yellow or with lemons. They are very catchy to the eye as well expensive too. If you wanted to change decor seasonally and do not want to repeat decorating year after year with the same one, then this DIY’s are for you. They are inexpensive, easy and fun to make projects. You can use any existing decor and paint them to make new trending decor on a low budget. This seasonal decor is one that any one can fall in love with? Not until i made these myself. They added the nice fresh zesty  vibrancy feel in my house. Hope these will brighten up your day too. Lemon Decor # 1 ‘SQUEEZY DAY’ MATERIALS FOR THIS DECOR Wooden Crate : A small wooden crate available at all craft stores, dollar tree sells smaller crates. Paints : White acrylic or chalk paint, yellow and green paint to draw lemons, black paint or black marker to write any quote. Black Gingham fabric/Ribbon : Black gingham fabric compliments the yellow lemons so well. Use fabric or Ribbon. Flower Emblishments : Any premade flower emblishments works well. I have used a handmade fabric flower i have in hand. Pencil : To write if you prefer hand writing or trace any quote. Glue gun : Glue gun and glue sticks to attach the ribbon/fabric ends. Scissors : To cut ribbon fabric. HOW TO MAKE LEMOn DECOR? Step 1 Paint the wooden crate with white acrylic or chalk paint. Paint all outer sides. Some require a couple of coats. Allow to dry in betwwen coats. It dries very quickly. STEP 2 When completly dry trace any quote or write any quote with pencil.  With a black maker or a black paint trace the quote slowly.  Do not worry being perfect, it is handmade not a print to look alike unless you want to look it like one. STEP 3 when the quote is dry, let’s draw some lemons. You can mark first with a pencil, like two small ovals. Or dip a paint brush in yellow and draw to ovals as shown.  Add two leaves with green paint. You can use yellow and green markers if you do not feel using paint and brushes. STEP 4 Now it’s time to warp the fabric around. Cut a long strip of fabric or ribbon of chioce to wrap around wooden crate. Tie a knot and wrap the fabric around leaving some to tuck to the inside of the crate.  Glue the ends to the inside to secure. STEP 5 Use a chioce of flower embishment to add in the front. I have a handmade fabric flower in yellow that goes well with the theme so using it. Add a bow with yellow ribbon or fabric and attach it to complete the look. STEP 6 To complete the final look i outline the words and lemons with black marker. this helps them pop up a bit. Lemon Decor # 2 with fabric lemons required materials for this diy Wooden sign : I am reusing a farm themed sign from dollar tree. Yellow Fabric : To make lemons.  Black Gingham fabric/Ribbon : Black gingham fabric compliments the yellow lemons so well. Use fabric or Ribbon. Pearl Emblishments : Any pearl or stone emblishments to decorate Pencil/Marker : To write if you prefer hand writing or trace any quote. Glue gun : Glue gun and glue sticks to attach the ribbon/fabric ends. Scissors : To cut ribbon fabric Steps to create lemon decor with fabric Step 1 Paint the outer edges of the wooden sign as required with white chalk or acrylic paint. As i am re using an existing farm decor i have painted to appear blank. No need to paint the inside as we will cover it with fabric. STEP 2 Draw a lemon shape on a card board and cut two pieces. You can trace or draw lemon from any picture you have in hand. It isn’t hard just an oval shape and sharpen on end to look like a lemon. Cut it and trace this shape on the back side of any yellow fabric.  Leave an inch of fabric while cutting. STEP 3 Apply modpodge to the cardboard and stick the it to the wrong side of the fabric. Cut along the edges of the fabric making slits 1/2  inch apart. Apply modpodge to the slits and fold the fabric on to the cardboard. STEP 4 Cut three tear shaped leaves using the black ginhgam fabric and a small piece to look like stem. Glue the leaves and stem to the lemons as shown. STEP 5 Trim the ends of a black fabric to fit the inside of the wooden sign. Apply Modpodge to the inside of the box and attch the trimmed fabric. Step 6 Glue both the lemon together as shown, overlapping each other Step 7 Cut 2 or 3 one inch pieces of craft sticks and glue to the center of the box. This creates a raised block for the lemons. STEP 8 Glue the lemons to the center of the box. Add a pearl to the center of leaves. Finish off the project by writing any quote on the top with a marker.  I used a yellow marker to write the word lemon. how to make lemon decor Diy Video

Sunset Mocktail - A Refreshing summer Drink - Hameesha

Sunset Mocktail - A Refreshing summer Drink - Hameesha

Sunset mocktail is a refreshing summer drink, quick and easy to make to beat summer heat.  This mocktail made with watermelon , orange juice and chioce of carbonated water that creates a beautiful sunset colors in a glass. It is called sunset or sunrise mocktail from the appearance .Watermelon and orange juices create the beautiful color gradient from red to light orange. Layer of carbonated soda and ice seperates both the juices from mixing.  If you are looking for quick and easy drinks then mocktails are one that comes to your rescue to beat of summer heat. Refreshing and cold at each sip this drink is as beautiful as watching sunsire or sunset. A few mint leaves and lime slices can bring up your mood as well as make your relaxing day much brighter. INGREDIENTS TO MAKE THIS SUNSET MOCKTAIL To begin with the recipe, all it requires is very few ingredients straight from the refrigerator. WATERMELON JUICE : Fresh Watermelon juice is the key for a tasty mocktail. Chop some fresh watermelon chunks , blend and strain. ORANGE JUICE : The next important ingredient of the mocktail, squeeze and strain freshly sliced oranges. Use store brought if you prefer. LIMES : A dash of sliced lemons add the extra tang. CARBONATED SODA/SPRITE/ANY AERATED WATER : Add your chioce of aerated water or carbonated soda, sugar-free, sugared anything work. Aerated water and ice creates a fizz and a layer between the two juices. ICE CUBES : Ice cubes are very important to create this mocktail in two ways. one is to create a layer between the two colors and the other to cool off the summer heat.Add sufficient ice cubes between layers of juice so the juices do not belnd and retain their color. MINT LEAVES : Fresh Mint leaves adds a nice aromatic flavor to the flavor. Purely optional skip if needed. SUGAR : Fancy drinks comes in lot of decorations always, coat the rim of the glass with some sugar to create the fancy and frosted look and feel of the barside drinks. HOW TO PREPARE SUNSET/SUNRISE MOCTAIL Slice watermelon into cubes and make a juice. Strain the juice and set aside. Squeeze juice of fresh oranges, strain and set aside. Coat the rim of the glass/glasses with limes. sprinkle sugar in a plate and invert the lime coated glass and twist a couple of times. Squeeze or add a slice of lime and few mint leaves and muddle few times to release juices and flavors. Add orange juice.(bottom layer) Add crushed ice to fill the glass Add Aerated Drink and add watermelon juice. Decorate with a slice of lemon or orange. STEP BY STEP PICTURES TO MAKE SUNSET MOCTAIL   WATCH SUNSET MOCKTAIL VIDEO HERE https://youtu.be/7OUizR7XvMA TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK !!! As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts on this recipe if you make it. So drop me a comment below, and be sure to tag on social media. Also, let us know about any  varaitions you made to this recipe, we would love to try it too. Love to share your yummy pictures with us? Please share on Instagram @connect2hameesha  and hashtag it #connect2hameesha Subscribe to my Youtube Channel Hameesha for more amazing videos.

Cranberry Pistachio Fudge

Cranberry Pistachio Fudge

A Holiday recipe thats easy to make in just 15 minutes and few ingredients. Sweet, tart, nutty and creamy this fudge is a must to any holiday table.

Crescent Roll Danish Pastry

Crescent Roll Danish Pastry

A quick and easy shorcut version of your favourite bakery pastry. Ready in just 10 minutes this will serve great at breakfast or brunch.

Orange Bliss Energy Balls

Orange Bliss Energy Balls

Quick and Easy Orange Bliss energy balls are refreshing in every way and the best energy bites if you want to try something apart from routine.

Peanut Butter Energy Bite - No Bake

Peanut Butter Energy Bite - No Bake

This quick and easy energy bite is easy to make an great post workout snack or kids after school snack. Made with few ingredients, all it needs is just 10 minutes to put together.

Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins

A glorious way to start any day with this easy and healthy muffins that have a nice texture of carrots and delectable flavors of apple, raisins, coconut, pecans, and cinnamon in a single bite.

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