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Only a Matter of Time

Really, with two little girls- one who is the girliest of girly girls, it was only a matter of time before I started making hair-bows. Anna started the whole thing, of course. We have a couple of tiny bows left over from when Ellery was a baby. Anna asks to wear them all the time. Finally, I got tired of her asking, dug into my ribbon box, and made one big girls sized bow (the white one).
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Well, they're kind of addicting. We're up to five now. I've been to the store to buy more ribbon. It's to the point that yesterday morning I dressed Anna for school, decided she needed some bows to match and made them before the school bus came.
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I see many more bows in our future.
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Really, how adorable is that? I found all my hair-bow making tutorials here.

In other hair-related news- it seems Samuel is the most-likely to have inherited the coarse, thick, curly, crazy hair that runs in my family.
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His hair is getting coarser- it's already way coarser than either of the girl's. And as it gets longer, he's getting these adorable little curls. I love it, of course.

Comments

Jennifer said…
While I am not into big frou-frou bows, I do wish the girls would keep something pretty and simple in their hair. I especially wished it when they had boy haircuts...
balloongal said…
Oh no. Now that I've seen these, I WANT TO MAKE BOWS for Nichole. How could you? Yet another thing to add to my never ending craft list.
Samuel can match my curly blondies.

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