Thursday, February 10, 2011

Roses are Red

Roses are red
Violets are blue
This hairpiece is fun
and easy to do

I'm pretty sure I've never written a better poem. 

Just kidding.

Since Valentines Day is fast approaching, I thought I would share this little DIY flower hairpiece. You could use it as part of a cute date outfit. Trust me, this is so easy and fun to make! You get to play with fire. How can you resist it now?

I wear this one all the time! 

Here's what you need:

1. Polyester Satin

2. A candle

3. Needle and thread

4. Sissors

5. Embelishments of your choosing

I love anything that involves fire, so naturally this craft is for me. First you need to cut out some circles from the fabric. I used all different sizes. Next you get to burn the edges of the fabric! (That was my favorite part!) If you don't like the burned look, put the fabric close to the flame (not in it) and it will melt. It is so fun to watch. Then all you do is sew the pieces together and attach your embellishment to the center. Voila! You are done with your cute flower hairpiece! I attached mine to a boby pin, but you could really use anything you have on hand.

 Happy crafting!


Megan said...

genius. pure genius.

Jonathan & Ashley Slater said...

yes! an excuse to play with fire!

right up my alley!

Natalie said...

Love this! You're so cute!

Cassandra said...

just discovered your blog through {thirsty hearts}... cant wait to get to know your better!

In Christ,


ooh, I love this it's so gorg! I have some polyester satin kicking around, I will have to try this. Hope mine turns out as pretty as yours. Great craft project. xx veronika

Macy Dawn said...

Thanks for sharing this tutorial- I may get overzealous with my flower making now!

cailen ascher said...

what a cute accessory! and just perfect for valentine's day too : )

ps i'm hosting a gourment chocolate GIVEAWAY just in time for <3 day!

samarah said...

love it!!

Haley K said...

Love the deep, festive red :) And i have some satin scraps just waiting for me to do some fun craft like this!! thanks for the idea :)

PS - you are gorgeous

Cassidy said...

You need to sell some of this stuff on Etsy girl!

( I can buy it. haha)

Alexis Kaye said...

I love making these! so cute! And your outfit is bomb! :)

Michelle said...


Faith said...

What a fun idea! The materials seem inexpensive, and the result is adorable!

Brittany said...

super fun idea i've never even would of thought a candle would be involved making it! thanks for being a new follower, i'm your 100! follower yay!

Ramsey said...

Precious girl! Pretty eyes!

Hope Ava said...

Very nice! Reminds me of one of my favorite flowers....a red poppy! I'm busy making things too right now...just received an order of amazing Victorian era seed beads and crystals and I am sewing them onto lace to make necklace pendants!

Hope Ava

Jeanine said...

Ohhh this is so beautiful. Love the color and embellishment you chose! I sense a trip to the craft store is in order...

Jamie Walker said...

I keep trying to work up the courage for bright red lipstick. You look goooood! I need to stop being a wussy and go for it haha.

Natalie said...

Wow, I really like that! Also, the lipstick is beautiful. You pull it off really well. I just started wearing red lipstick. Thanks for posting such a great hair idea!

I found your blog through Across the Pond. :-) It's awesome.


Ashley said...

that hair pin is amazinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnng! i LOVEEEE ITTTTTTT!!!

Rylie said...

fun, fun!
how cute! :)



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