DIY Twinkle Star Bobby Pins

twinkle star bobbies diy
If you need a last minute stocking stuffer or sparkly hair accessory for your next holiday party, look no further. I fell in love with these cute star bobby pins by Giant Dwarf last year on Esty. So simple and twinkly, how could I resist? Her version uses German glass glitter, while I opted for holographic glitter. You can even experiment with mircobeads or any other fun type of material and see how that turns out. And don’t forget to play around with colors! There are so many options for this fun and easy project.

twinkle star bobbies diy

Inspiration Photos via Giant Dwarf

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Materials: scissors, E-6000 glue, glitter, craft bobby pins, paint brush, thick felt, mod podge

You can cut stars out freehand, or you can use this template I created. There are some perfect stars and free-form ones to choose from in various sizes. I used the pattern for mine.

Download the template:

twinkle template download thumb

twinkle star bobbies diy

Directions: Cut out your stars using the template. Paint mod podge on one side of the star and sprinkle with glitter. Once dry, squeeze a bit of E-6000 glue onto the bobby pin round, wait a few seconds for it to get tacky, and then press gently onto the back of your star. When it’s dry, you can spray the front side of the star with some hairspray to help keep any loose glitter from falling off.

Wear these when you want to feel whimsical and magnificent. Gift them to someone special— use the idea above and attach them to a hang tag for a pretty presentation.

twinkle star bobbies diy

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11 Responses to DIY Twinkle Star Bobby Pins

  1. Kirstin Marie
    Twitter: kirstinfoley
    says:

    These are really cute! I always like these things but never wear them.

  2. Judy says:

    So pretty, and they look very easy to make. I actually just pinned the inspiration ones yesterday and was thinking about making them, but thanks to this tutorial it will be a lot easier. Thank you so much!

  3. Gissi Jimenez
    Twitter: Gissij
    says:

    I need some twinkle stars in my life! awesome DIY ordering bobby pins :)

  4. Nadia
    Twitter: my_pinkelephant
    says:

    OMG Kara these are super cute! I would never have guess that they were so simple to make and it gives me so many ideas for other possible colors and shapes!

    Nadia
    http://my-pinkelephant.blogspot.com

    • Kara
      Twitter: sprinklesprings
      says:

      Yes, theres the spirit! This idea can spawn so much more than just silver stars. If you make any, I’d love to see :)

  5. Paige
    Twitter: PaigePoppe
    says:

    very cute!

    xo!
    Paige
    http://www.punkrockparti.com

  6. Kailey
    Twitter: mermaidensblog
    says:

    Eeep these are wonderful! I was actually going to try and figure out how to make something like this myself – so thank you for sharing! <3

  7. Ana says:

    That is lovely!!

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  9. Beau Lim says:

    I love your idea. Simple but nice.

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