26 Sep

How-To: Make A Flower Headband In 2 Minutes (No Joke!)

Happy Monday, sweet readers!  I hope you enjoyed last week’s guest bloggers and had a super relaxing weekend!  Travis and I are headed back to chilly San Francisco today, but we can’t really complain… our honeymoon was fantastic and there is much to look forward to when we get home.

There are so many aspects of our wedding that I’m excited to share with you, now that all the festivities are over.  (I’ll try not to over-do it, though, I promise!)  I thought I’d kick it off by showing you the simple headbands that I made for my flower girls and teaching you how to do ’em yourself.

First off, here’s what we’re making:

You will need:
-3/4″ or 1″ elastic
-faux flowers of your choosing
-hot glue gun

Step 1: Cut the flower completely off its stem.

Step 2: Fill the hole with hot glue to make sure the layers of the flower don’t fall apart.  Set aside.

Step 3: Wrap the elastic around your head to measure, then cut it to size.  (If you’re making this for a child, measure your head and then lose an inch or two.)  Overlap the two ends a bit and hot glue them or stitch them together to create a circle.

Step 4: Glue your flower (or a few flowers) on top of the overlapped section of elastic.  The flowers will hide the overlap so that it looks like a clean, complete circle no matter how you wear it!

If you’re feeling super crafty, you could sew a strip of fabric to cover the elastic as well.  If you’re feeling not-so-crafty, you could buy a pre-made elastic headband and simply glue a cute flower to it!

Here’s the finished product on my sweet flower girls…

Cute right?!  And SO easy.  When we get home, I’m making one for myself!

What do you think, lovelies?  Are you a fan of this DIY headband?  Is it a look suited only for kids, or would you rock it as well?  Have you ever made your own headband before?  Share in the comments!

{ posted: Monday, September 26, 2011 }


Comments: {2}

  • Camille writes:

    I didn’t realize how addicted to this blog I am until you didn’t post for a day! Glad you had a great honeymoon and congrats/happy b-day!

  • Mariposa writes:

    Congratulations and Best Wishes with Endless Blessings to you and Travis. + Bonus+, you are now officially part of another awesome family (in addition to your own family)! The girls with the headbands must be Travis’ nieces? Gorgeous little girls, naturally. I’ll bet they are fun and funny, too. Much Love, m}i{

To prove you're a person (not a spam script), type the security word shown in the picture. Click on the picture to hear an audio file of the word.
Click to hear an audio file of the anti-spam word