Step 2: Punch holes in card

This is best done using a hole punch, but my office doesn't have a hole punch.  It does, however, have a drill press, so I used a 5/16" drill bit.  Use whatever you've got on hand - a Dremel or an exacto knife would be fine as well.

Make sure to punch (or drill) your holes about one hole diameter away from the card's edge for maximum strength.  Sand off any rough bits left from your hole punching.

Note:  if you've got lots of hair, punch the holes in opposite corners of the card - the resulting diagonal will hold more hair.

This is grrrrrreat! So much cooler than just pencils in my bun
<p>Thanks for sharing, might give it a try</p>
It might look cooler if you use a iTunes card
&nbsp;haha!!! so simple yet so great, good job!
I love your name, headlessbubble! What a hoot!
Hey, you're not supposed to use a drill press with your hair down.
I'm nearly a year late, but I just saw this comment and had a good laugh! ;D
Looks good! I will try it! Thank you for sharing!<br />
good idea! i should try this
Geek Chic at it's finest!&nbsp; Awesome.&nbsp; <br />
Alas, I have too much hair for the average card to hold x3<br /> <br /> But this is an excellent idea!&nbsp;Good job.<br />
Maybe you could use one of those 'Bed Bath &amp; Beyond' 20% off coupon cards they send in the mail. ;-)<br />
it's funny~
Interesting!&nbsp; I think my hair is too thick, but will have to give it a try sometime.<br />
<p>Ditto here, but I might do this when it's short in the hot months.</p>
&quot;...my office doesn't have a hole punch.&nbsp; It does, however, have a drill press...&quot;<br /> <br /> &gt;daydreams&lt;<br /> <br /> <br />
+1<br />
This is SO&nbsp;five stars! I&nbsp;am going to do it NOW to get my hair up! Thank you!
&gt;claps hands&lt; Much nicer than the plain 'ol pen trick. Nice.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> So hard to believe she's 6 months old already! :0<br />
&nbsp;Neat trick! &nbsp;I don't think I could pull it off though. &nbsp;
Very inventive!!&nbsp; I think I have too much hair for it, but I've always envied people who could use these. <div id="refHTML">&nbsp;</div>

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