Latest news, food, business, travel, sport, Tips and Tricks...

Recycled Barrettes | Nature Crafts

Recycled Barrettes

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Redo boring barrettes with bows, beads and little trinkets.


  • Poster board
  • Assorted odds and ends, including ribbons, buttons, puzzle pieces, balloons, bows and shells
  • Nontoxic white glue
  • Plain barrettes or barrette backs
  • Hot glue gun


Recycled Barrettes - Step 1

1. Cover a large surface with newspaper and spread out all of the items. Then cut a piece of poster board that is slightly larger than your barrette back.

2. Once you've finished the design, carefully push aside the materials and cover the pattern with glue. Press the collage items on the glue and allow to dry completely.

3. To finish, hot-glue the poster board to the barrette (a parent's job).