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Make a Changeable Headband

28 April 2010 32,618 views 4 Comments

by heather

Super Secret Stashbuster Mich L. in LA strikes again with her tenth project! This is a great idea for those dollar store metal headbands (6 for $1!): create sliding ornaments for the headbands so you can change them out whenever you want. Mich L. shows you how to make the slidey thing so you can make as many as you want, for infinite variety in this very current trend in accessorizing! I said this at CROQ zine, but I'll say it again: I think it'd be cool to make a bird's nest headband as a sort of nod to the bad hair day. After I wrote that, I found a bird's nest fascinator by Outi at Outsapop, so I guess I don't have to actually make one since someone else already did it for me! [click here for the changeable headband tutorial]

Use any cool little doodad in your stash to make this awesome headband!

Project Estimate:

  • Metal headbands, 6 for $1
  • Recycled plastic, on hand
  • Hole punch, on hand
  • Hot glue, on hand
  • Trinkets, on hand

Total: $.12 each

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  • Young Wife said:

    Love this idea!

  • Teacher Teacher said:

    I like the freedom this gives you for wearing just one headband with innumerable outfits. How clever. And I am imagining the reactions of my friends if I had the guts to wear that spider featured here….it would be memorable, I’ll say that. This idea is the tops!

  • Gina said:

    Really? Really?

    Is that a poisonous spider on a headband?

  • amanda said:

    really? a darn spider lol thats crazy but hey the idea is cheap:)