If you are lucky enough to have a little girl with wild crazy hair, then you will know that you can never have enough headbands to tame unruly manes. With Easter round the corner, here is a really simple craft project to make a really cute DIY Easter headband for your little princess.
As part of the Bostik blogger team, each month we get sent a box full of crafty loveliness to inspire us on a craft project. This month the theme was Easter, and the box contained lots of pastel coloured craft materials, gemstones, ribbons and of course eggs. I immediately wanted to make a basket or Easter bag for the kids but I was drawn to this cute little nest. I have made ribbon headbands before, adorned with various objects, so this little nest inspired this idea of a DIY Easter headband.
This project is super simple and quick, so is suitable for even a novice crafter. It’s also simple enough for a child, say 8 and upwards to do on their own. Using the Bostik Glue Dots makes it also really quick and mess free. The result is a really cute little Easter themed headband and you need very little in the way of time to make it.
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How to Make This Cute DIY Easter Headband
What You Need
- Plastic headband. You can get these from a haberdashery shop or use one you already have. Using the Bostik glue dots means you can remove the ribbon and Easter embellishments at a later stage if you wish to.
- Bostik Glue Dots
- Easter themed ribbon, or ribbon in a pastel shade
- Easter decoration. I used a cute little nest, with some little polystyrene eggs and some silver and gold beads. You could use what you like really though: eggs; little chicks; little pom pom bunnies or foam shapes.
How You Make Your DIY Easter Headband
- First make your Easter decoration for the headband. I glued 3 little polystyrene eggs into this cute little nest. When they were dry I added a few big dollops of glue in between the eggs, and added lots of little silver and gold beads.
- Then place a Bostik glue dot on one end of your headband to attach the end of your ribbon. I then used about 10 glue dots placed around the headband before I started winding my ribbon to help secure it in place.
- Starting at the end, carefully but tightly wind your ribbon around the headband making sure you are covering all of the plastic underneath.
- When you reach the other end of the headband cut the excess ribbon off, and use a final glue dot to secure the end of the ribbon.
- Add your Easter decoration by glueing it in place. In my opinion I think these sorts of headband embellishments look better slightly off centre, but obviously it’s up to you where you place it.
- I then made a little bow from my left over ribbon, and glued that to one side of my little Easter nest.
- Wait for it all to dry, and that’s it, ready to wear!
So what do you think of our cute little DIY Easter headband? As you can see my little princess is pretty pleased with it, would yours be? I love to hear ALL your feedback on my crafts, and if you never want to miss a post enter your e-mail address below for our weekly newsletter.
Disclaimer: We were sent a box of craft goodies for the purpose of this post as part of our role as #BostikBloggers.