Monday, May 2, 2011

Jeweled headband (Nordstrom knock-off)

 I saw the headband below at Nordstrom for $38 and thought to myself "I could make that myself."  So I did...and YOU can too!  It seriously only took me 10 minutes.


 Supplies:
Black felt
Glue-on jewels
Hot glue gun/glue
Headband

I bought a big variety pack of clear jewels at Hobby Lobby, as well as a smaller variety pack of colored oval jewels.  I cut out a piece of black felt and arranged the jewels the way I wanted, leaving a space after the top jewel for the bow. (pictured below)
 I then used hot glue to secure the jewels to the felt, and once it had dried I cut around the outside of the jewels.


 I glued it onto the headband, aligning the top of the piece to the center of the headband.


 I then glued felt cut to the approximate shape on the back to secure the jewels in place.


I added a bow and I had myself a Nordstrom knock-off headband for less than $5!


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19 comments:

  1. There are so many great projects on your blog! I love this pretty headband, as well as your flower clip wall hanging :)

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  2. I love your great ideas and always pass them on to my daughters!

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  3. Found you on Hope Studio's Tutorial Tuesday. This is so cute. I was just admiring something similar that I saw a girl wearing today, and its nice to know that I can make it for MUCH less than she probably payed for hers, lol!!

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  4. 38 bucks??? SHEESH!! Your version is awesome!! Love how it turned out.

    I'd love for you to link this up to my link party, Your Whims Wednesday! http://mygirlishwhims.blogspot.com/2011/05/your-whims-wednesday-5-and-features.html

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  5. I LOVE this headband idea! You did such a good job!
    Stopping by from Justsewsassy.com

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  6. I'm crazy about headbands and I just loved this idea:)

    Kisses

    I found you on MyGirlishWhims!

    Kiss

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  7. This is pretty! I love this idea! Visiting from Tea Rose Home :)

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  8. $38 for the original! Gah!

    I love a good knock-off DIYed, you totally accomplished that!


    If you have a moment today, please share your headband with my readers @Creative Juice Thursday Hope to see yours among all the amazing projects!

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  9. I just started a linky party this past Tuesday. It was a great success with over 50 link ups! I would love it if you would participate! It's called $10 Tuesdays and it's for things that cost less than $10 and take 20-30 mins (ish) to complete. I love inexpensive and quick projects and I'm guessing others will too ;) Thanks so much for considering.
    Tina
    http://sweetfloweret.blogspot.com/
    PS. i'm giving away 50 button pony tailers. come visit and claim yours!

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  10. That's WAY CUTE! and how simple to make! I love it, I bet my daughter will too!

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  11. Very cool idea! I made some button headbands, if you're interested.

    http://seattlemomoftwo.blogspot.com/2011/03/button-headband.html

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  12. This headband turned out super cute!!
    Trisha
    www.roundaboutshop.blogspot.com

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  13. What a great idea. I love that you made this. I'm a new follower from the swap.

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  14. Oh my gosh, this is beautiful! I love it and want to make one. I'm your newest follower on FB and Google. I found you at Homemaker on a Dime's blog hop.

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  15. I love your headband! Here from Homemaker on a Dime - love your post!

    Andrea
    www.addicted2tutes.blogspot.com

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  16. Thanks for linking to Creative Juice. Hope to see you back again this week...

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  17. Jessica - Super cute headband - I love the larger jewels. Fantastic job recreating this piece! Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase Party - I greatly appreciate it. I have featured this today. Hope the rest of your week is wonderful~ Stephanie Lynn
    www.bystephanielynn.com

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  18. Thanks for linking up, great project and fun and easy to make!

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  19. I love that you made that beautiful headband and saved a bundle in the process. Thanks for sharing!

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