Ingenious, I tell ya! Those hair pins remind me of my grandmother. I suppose there's a reason that those pins have been around so long.
Easy DIY Hair Flowers(No glue!!) Tutorial at All Things Crafty
"Ever buy or make hair flower accessories only to have them fall to pieces; the clips not stay in your hair; or worse yet the clips pull you hair out when removed? Well, that's what I've been battling with until the other day. I had a brainstorm and came up with the easiest and most secure hair flowers I've ever used to date. And, the best pluses are that they are cheap (being made from stuff around the house) and since no hot gluing is involved your kids can help you make them..." Read more