DIY Velvet Bow Hair Ties

DIY Velvet Bow Hair Ties

The velvet trend has been going strong this season, showing up in the form of dresses, pants, shirts, and accessories! Today I’m sharing quick and easy DIY velvet bow hair ties. They add the perfect feminine detail to any look, and would make perfect gifts for your Galentines this year!



Step 1

Cut 3 lengths of ribbon: 9 in., 12 in., and 14 in.


Step 2

Fold the ends of the 9 in. ribbon to the center and glue in place. Make sure the velvet side is facing out! Repeat for the 12 in. ribbon. (You may need something heavy to place on the ribbons while the glue dries).

Step 3

Glue the folded 9 in. ribbon piece centered on the folded 12 in. ribbon piece.


Step 4

Wrap the 14 in. ribbon around the glued ribbons and hair tie and tie in place. Adjust the tail pieces to lay how you want them to. This takes a little finagling!

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Step 5

Add glue under the bow knot. You may want to glue the tail pieces to keep them in place.


Step 6:

Let the glue dry. Tada! Now you have pretty bows for yourself or friends!

I would love to know if you try this DIY!

Anticipating 2018

Anticipating 2018

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Outfit Details:

Flannel (similar) | Jeans | Cardigan (similar) | Boots 

I would be lying if I said 2018 didn’t intimidate me.

Wardrobe Additions: December 2017

Wardrobe Additions: December 2017

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I’ve added a few pieces to my wardrobe this month (I was a lucky gal this Christmas), so I thought I’d share my new wardrobe additions while they’re still available. Fair warning: there’s quite a bit of pink!

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

Initially, I didn’t think enough happened over this year to warrant a whole blog post, but when I sat down to think about it I realized this year was quite eventful!

Life, Love, & Med Links: Christmas Edition

Life, Love, & Med Links: Christmas Edition

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I’m signing off for the weekend with some Christmas links to help you pass the time while you wait for Santa!

Lexi Sebren

Hi y’all! I’m a wife, third year medical student, and puppy momma from Louisiana. Welcome to Life, Love, & Medicine, your dose of outfit and lifestyle inspiration, with my journey through medical school mixed in!

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  • Pupper kisses 😍
  • My Valentine’s gift guide is up on the blog! Gifts or no gifts, be sure to spread the love! #valentinesday #giftguide 💝
  • I was finally back to seeing patients today after the holiday weekend was extended by TWO snow days. I was going a little crazy being cooped up inside! The clinic had faux marble counter tops, so of course I had to take a pic of my stethoscope on it. (oh, Instagram, you’re weird, but fun). #medschool #lifeloveandmedicine
  • A med school snow day! #medschool ❄️❄️❄️

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