Apr 102012
 

My Princess has let her hair grow out to where I am having a lot of fun with the various braid options.

I have tried many and this one is my favorite.



This braid keeps her hair and fly aways out of her eyes and she can still wear most of it down.  I have done variations on this braid by doing the braid around her face and then pulling it all back and braiding the rest of the hair too.









This next braid is what My Princess calls a braid ball.  She saw a little girl at church with her hair like this and wanted me to mimic it.  First I pull all her hair back in a pony tail and divide the pony tail in three sections.



From there I braided each section.



I wrapped the braids around each other an used a ton of bobby pins to secure it in place.

This next braid is like little mini braid balls. I didn’t put this one in a pony tail first…



…just divided the hair into thirds and braided each of the sections.

Then I wrapped each one of these around into its own little bun and pinned them in place.






This is the finished look.

I love the look of a French braid. On this one, I started by braiding the hair in two French braids.



This in itself is cute but since we were in the braid ball mode we added some to spruce up this hairstyle as well.





I also tried the snake braid.  This is good if you’re looking for something unusual.







I am letting my hair grow out but it won’t be long enough to do any braiding for a while.  I’m sure glad My Princess is eager and willing to let me try new things!!

Blessings,
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  15 Responses to “Braids, Braids, and More Braids”

  1. Carrie,

    Don’t forget to try the Princess Leah braid that she wore in “Return of the Jedi”. That one is my personal favorite. Hope you had a great Easter.

    Maureen

  2. What a pretty and patient model!

  3. Such pretty hair styles. I’ve got some serious long hair envy here.

    I’d love for you to link up with my blog, http://www.lessonsfromivy.com/2012/04/being-content-in-mothering.html

  4. Pretty! It’s funny how braids go in and out of style over the years. They’re back again!

  5. *sigh* One of the reasons I sometimes wish I’d had a girl instead of all boys. My hair is much too fine to look decent in a braid, unfortunately. I may have to borrow a friend’s daughter and try these out!

  6. I love all your braids. I’m going to have to try the braid balls, on myself and my daughters. Super cute. I’d love for you to share this at my link party {It runs Tues-Sat}. http://adventuresofadiymom.blogspot.com/2012/04/terrific-tuesdays-10.html
    Rachel

  7. I love braids! Can’t wait ’til my daughter’s hair is long enough.:)

  8. Wow that is quite awesome! I love those buns and how creative you are with the braids! I am growing my hair out as well and can’t wait to play with some different styles! -Nicole at Working Kansas Homemaker

  9. beautiful braids! can’t wait to be able to do this with my daughter’s hait, it’s so fine now it doesn’t stay in place very well.

  10. I love braids. So pretty. Too bad my boys won’t let me braid their hair!! ;)

    I’d love for you to link up to Crafty Cousins.
    http://crafting-cousins.blogspot.com/2012/04/what-i-wore-sunday-week-11.html

    ~Natalie @ Crafty Cousins

    Holla! We’re your newest followers! :)

  11. I love braiding but have two boys so I don’t do it often. When my hair was longer I would french braid it myself. Thanks for sharing!

  12. I love all the braids! You make me wish I had long hair again. My daughter will love these.

    I followed you over from Southern Lovely and would love it if you shared these; and any other posts you would like to, at my link party. http://www.michellestastycreations.blogspot.com. Have a great week.

    Hugs,
    Michelle

  13. Very cool! Love braids! Especially in Summer!

  14. i like hairstyles i want to say that these are the fantastic hairstyles thing thats ever i like i like them i can spend my whole life to this field.i like hairstyles i like some eboulous type of hairstyles because these are one of those hairstyles which can make the medium hairstyles personality of the man i like them very much.i want to say that hairstyles is the thing which can make the man or woman more beautiful.

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