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DIY Quick Gift
Styling Tip:
1. The giant flower on your head is sure to be a focal point in the room, so keep your outfit classy & understated.
2. This style looks great with vintage, from bohemian '70s frocks to flapper dresses of the '20s.

Posted by Jenna C. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Jenna C.'s 118 projects »
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  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials and plug in your hot glue gun.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 2
    Step 2

    Measure your head where you prefer the band to sit. Subtract 1" from that measurement and cut trim accordingly.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut a generous length of pearl chain trim - lay it out on your headband to see how much length of trim you want dangling around your head. Cut accordingly.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut an additional 2" piece of velvet trim.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 5
    Step 5

    Create headband by affixing two ends together, reinforcing with 2" piece as shown. Let cool completely.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using your threaded needle, secure the pearl chain to the headband with a loop stitch as shown.

    Tip: Be semi-arbitrary. The look is more edgy and fashion-forward if the sections hang unevenly.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 7
    Step 7

    Thread needle. Space pearl trim out on headband as shown.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pull thread taught in the back so its visibility is minimized on the front.

    Tip: If desired, attach additional jewels/charms to the pearl chain with jewelry hoops - be creative!

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pin metallic flower to headband.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 10
    Step 10

    If you're feeling ambitious, remove center of flower (will include several layers of petals). You'll have to glue or stitch the remaining layers in place. This will lighten up the accessory and open up new DIY possibilities...

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 11
    Step 11

    If you have some flat back gems laying around, this is the perfect chance to use them.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 12
    Step 12

    Add a gem to the center of the flower with hot glue for extra drama.

  • How to make a floral headband. Botanic & Pearls Holiday Headband - Step 13
    Step 13

    Voila - try it on!

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Jenna C.
Jenna C. · New York, New York, US · 123 projects
Absolutely!
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† Wayward Deer †
† Wayward Deer † · Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US · 7 projects
could you take this and turn it into a chocker
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Ciara
Ciara · 68 projects
I love this so much ^^ I was thinking about making one myself, but then I saw a beautiful one in accessorize and... well... I was weak. Or more, my dad was weak ;D
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