A few weekends ago, I went to an out-of-town bridal shower and bachelorette party. In an effort to bring minimal clothing, I wore the same dress to both. It was pretty simple, a cotton number I found at Kohl’s. However, it fit like a glove, so the fact that it was white cotton tank on top and khaki linen on bottom didn’t deter me.
However, I desperately needed to jazz it up. So I made myself an uber long red necklace, and — the kicker — a bright red hair fascinator.
Is it a little ghetto? Of course. There are right ways to do them, and that’s why you pay other people. When you make it yourself? No one can tell if there’s not a proper little piece of felt on the back of the flower. See?
Now, to start off with, you’ll need:
- A flower. I went to JoAnn’s and found a stem with the above bloom, which I adored. Most blooms on fake flowers will pop right off.
- Glue. I suggest E6000, the greatest glue known to man. It can glue paper to fabric to metal to glass, but not your finger to your face.
- Clips. You can find them in any jewelry supply aisle at a craft store. I used these: