Monday, July 26, 2010

{DIY} Flower headbands


I almost feel silly even posting this super easy DIY project because it's so east you don't even really need instructions but here it is anyway.

On Friday I took my girls to the mall where we saw these cute flower headbands being sold at an accessory store. My girls tried on the headbands and looked so adorable. I was about to buy each of them a headband ( $4 each) but decided that making them ourselves would be a better route.
First, we are always trying to teach our girls about money. I explained to them that for the price of one headband we could make a few of our own for less. Second, if we made them ourselves, they could customize them because they get to choose their own flower colors. Lastly, I saw it as another craft we could do together.

A quick trip to the Dollar Store yielded us 6 headbands ( 2, 3-pack headbands) and 2 types of flower bunches for a total of $4.

Our custom headbands took literally minutes to make. The girls were so excited to pick which flowers go with which band. They were also excited to have 3 headbands each instead of the 1 we would've bought.

Instead of simply buying the ones at the store, we had an impromptu craft that my girls enjoyed.

I think these would make a great addition to a tea party, dress-up or fairy party and could double as adorable favors. They would also be great for flower girls at weddings with the use of fancier flowers and the addition of other embellishments.



To make these flower bands you will need:

  • Artificial flowers
  • headbands
  • hot glue gun

Remove the flower from the stem and trim off any extra plastic that may be sticking out

Add a pea sized drop of glue to the headband


stick the flower to the side of the headband and hold for about a minute until it sets







See, I told you it was super easy!




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  2. Those are so cute! I hope I have little girls I can do fun projects like that with someday soon. :)

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