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Super Simple Floral Headband DIY

Happy DIY Friday, everybody! We were in the mood for something simple, sweet, and preferably sparkly, and today's project definitely checked all those boxes! Read on to see how we added transformed a plain white headband into a personalised fashion statement. And, guys, this DIY was so easy to make, we can safely say that it's truly a five-minute craft! Here are the materials you'll need: Materials: Plain headband (a solid colour will work best) Floral embellishments Hot glue gun Scissors The first step is to plan out the position of your embellishments. Since we used a strip of flowers made from white sequins, it was a pretty straightforward process to plan out their position on the headband. Trim off the excess (if...

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Summer Lovin' Beach Hat DIY

Hi, everyone! With all this sunshine and the school holidays, we've been in a summer lovin' kind of mood lately! For today's DIY project, we wanted to jazz up a plain sun hat with some sequins and pom poms! Here's what you'll need for this summery DIY: Materials: Plain inexpensive hat Decorative items (we used a string of pom poms and sequins) Hot glue gun Scissors Let's get down to it! The first thing you'll need to do is clean off any bits of fluff or dust from your hat. Once you're ready, lay the string of sequins (or twine, etc) onto the hat and plan the words you want to spell out. In keeping with the vacation/summer theme, we opted...

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Easy Hair Clip DIY

For this week's edition of easy peasy DIYs, we blinged up a pair of plain hair clips with some colourful pom poms and star sequins! Oh, did you know that the type of hair clips we used (pictures below) are called claw clips? You learn something new every day! Here are the materials you'll need to get started. Materials: Inexpensive hair clips. A solid colour would be best for this DIY. Decorative items (we used pom poms and sequins) Hot glue gun (optional) Super glue, or any other adhesive you already have For the first hair clip, using the hot glue gun, we stuck tiny pom poms along the straight edge of the claw clip. We dabbed the glue directly...

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Cute & Kid-Friendly Keychain DIY!

For this week's DIY project, we'll be making some super adorbs keychain figurines from wooden beads! This project is totally kid-friendly and kid-safe, so if you need a weekend activity for the little munchkins, you're all set! Here are the materials you'll need: Materials: Wooden beads (we used 3 different kinds: 1 for the head, 1 for the torso, 2 for the legs) String Sharpies Keychain rings Scissors Needle The first thing you'll need to do is get a length of string, fold it in half so there are 2 strands, and tie it to the keychain ring on the folded end, like so: Make sure there are 2 separate strands hanging from the keychain ring! This step is optional,...

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Confetti Coloured Bowl DIY - inspired by Oh Joy!

Hi again, everyone! It feels like such a long time since our last tutorial, and today's DIY is such a fun little project for a slow weekend afternoon. We bought an inexpensive white bowl and transformed it from Plain Jane to Chic Monique using only nail polish! This colourful DIY was actually inspired by Oh Joy!'s Large Confetti upholstered armchair. Do yourself a favour and follow them, their blog and Instagram is an endless source of inspiration and #goals ;) Let's get down to the materials you'll need: Materials: Bowl, mug or pot. It can be any colour you want, but we recommend a solid colour so that your nail polish will show up nice and bright! Nail polish! The...

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