DIY Anthropology Inspired Headbands

A must have accessory for the Spring is a cute HEADBAND!

I am going to give you a step by step tutorial on how to make your VERY OWN
Beaded Headband!!
Materials:
hot glue gun
felt
pearls
ribbon lined headband
waxed linen string for threading
FIRST
I knotted my thread into a triple knot and began threading pearls. I made my strand about 10 inches long.
Once ALL your pearls are strung, secure the end with another double knot. You will then place a circle of hot glue onto your felt. You will begin wrapping your pearls into a bulls eye shape, making sure all pearls are glued down onto the felt well.
Once dry, you will cut your circles out along the edge of your pearls
You will then glue each individual circle onto your headband. I started my first circle 3 inches up on the left side. I then placed each circle side by side going upward.
You can finish off by gluing a piece of felt along the back to hide any glue
Project Complete.
I’ve done this with glass beads and a rhinestone in the middle! The possibilities are endless.
Happy Crafting!ALSO available in my etsy shop for purchase.

 

Comments

  1. Sharstin says:

    so flippin cute chick! you are a rockstar!

  2. Nina @ Momma Go Round says:

    SOOOOO cute! I love the circles of pearls, just adorable. Genius girl!

  3. Veronica Lee says:

    Hi! Stopping by from MBC. Great blog.
    Have a nice day!

  4. Tales of a young mamma says:

    look at you- so crafty. I wish I had the patience for that!

  5. Lori says:

    So cute and you are so talented :)

  6. Lori says:

    So cute and you are so talented :)

  7. Sourkraut says:

    Very pretty! Well done!

  8. KateB says:

    LOVE THIS! I am going to make them for my sisters for Easter- thanks for the inspiration! :)

  9. devonaz says:

    those are adorable,,,thanks for the instruction…

  10. Bryan & Chelsey says:

    So cute Lindsay! I love it!

  11. Val says:

    Holy Awesomeness!! You rock. I wish I was crafty. SIGH

  12. Aly @ Analyze This says:

    Very cute!! Thanks for sharing :)

  13. Mikalah says:

    Oh my goodness. I'm getting heart palpitations! It is so pretty and fun! I am going to a Viennese Ball soon, and I think I will definitely have to re-create one of these to add to my outfit! Thanks so much for sharing. =)

  14. Marina says:

    Beautiful!! Love this!

    Justsewsassy.com

  15. Natalie says:

    That is SO CUTE! I love headbands and this one looks great. :) I like what I'm seeing on your blog. Can't wait to explore! Hope you have a great day, and I'm glad that I found your blog. :)

  16. MishMish says:

    Oh I love these!!! Thanks for sharing!

  17. Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims says:

    This is so cute! Love the idea

  18. Ashley says:

    Very cute! I love it!

  19. laura says:

    cute. doing it this weekend. :)

  20. chelsea says:

    Love this! Thanks for sharing:)

  21. Sara @ Domestically Challenged says:

    okay, even I am going to do this one! I love it!

  22. Simone @ Doberman's by the Sea says:

    That would look good in my long hair. Well done. I'm your newest follower. Cheers

  23. Dorian says:

    Found you at Whatever Goes Wednesday.
    This is adorable! And so easy! Thanks for the tute, and proud to say I'm following!

  24. The Pennington Point says:

    I love anything Anthropologie inspired and I love anything that is laa-de-da. So this is perfect! Lisa~

  25. Jesse {GoodGirlGoneGlad} says:

    I LOVE this! And it looks so great on you!
    Hugs friend!
    xx

  26. Anna of IHOD says:

    Ashley that is ADORABLE!!! LOVE it!!!

  27. Kayla says:
  28. this blessed nest says:

    you are so smart!

    this is fabulous! super cute.

    thank you so much for linking up to the SPRING FLING!

    have a super day!
    kellie

  29. Little Miss Penny Wenny says:

    Visiting from the shabby Nest. I LOVE this! Darling. You can never go wrong with pearls in my book. So feminine and classy.

  30. Ramsey says:

    That finger painting shot with the red bow is precious. What a perfect moment! You must frame that!

  31. Jen @ My Own Road says:

    wow great job! this is beautiful, and way more affordable than Anthro

  32. I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes says:

    Super cute! I'd love for you to link this up tomorrow at Sundae Scoop!

  33. ShannonSews says:

    Oh my goodness, I'm in love with your pearl headband!! And you're so sweet to have shown us how you did it. They are lovely!

  34. Amber Branconier says:

    so very cute! love it!
    i'm your newest follower :)
    abranconier.blogspot.com

  35. Fabric Bows and More says:

    Thanks for a great tutorial I love your headband. You have been featured on my blog:
    http://fabricbowsandmore.blogspot.com/

  36. Alicia @ littlesprinklesoffun says:

    Love these~! SO cute and a wonderful tutorial!

  37. It's a Crafty Life says:

    I love the look of the pearls, this is gorgeous! Thanks for linking up!

  38. Lauren @ YoungNester says:

    This is great! Thank you for the awesome tutorial!

  39. Aubree says:

    Love this! I may try it!

  40. Andrea says:

    What an awesome idea!

  41. Jen says:

    This is so sweet! So many variables with this. Thanks for sharing.
    I am a new follower!
    Cheers!
    Jen
    http://www.cariboobutterfly.com

  42. Kassi @ Truly Lovely says:

    This is so CUTE!!! So much so we featured it today from the Fancy This Fridays link up! :) Hope you'll check it out and grab a featured button!

    http://trulylovelywiththelaneysisters.blogspot.com/2011/03/fancy-this-features-edition-15.html

  43. DANA says:

    I found this post through Making the World Cuter and wanted to say how much I like it! I would also love for you to link up with me at Saturday Mornings if you haven't been by yet! Everyone is welcome and prizes are awarded monthly to those who join in! Here is the link if you want to "Strut Your Stuff!"

    http://www.thesaturdaymorningsblog.com/2011/03/strut-your-stuff-for-march-link-up_12.html

  44. aggieam01 says:

    ohmygosh, to die for. This is gorgeous!!!! I totally want to make one of these as soon as possible. :)

  45. katy says:
  46. Hani@Craftionary says:

    that is so cute.. I saw all your projects and love them all.. :)
    Hani
    http://craftionary.blogspot.com

  47. Kimmie @ Sugar and Dots says:

    I will be featuring this tomorrow at Sugar and Dots!

  48. Flannery Buchanan says:

    soooooooooo cute!!!!

    Flannery @ Three Sisterz

  49. B.Large says:

    Hey Linds!
    I'm your newest follower and would love you to be mine! I love your blog and your baby girl is so adorable!
    Much love blessings!
    B.large Designs

  50. Laurel {Make and Takes} says:

    This is so pretty, and simple looking! I'd love for you to submit this to the M&T Spotlight at http://www.makeandtakes.com/spotlight

  51. southern fairy says:

    FINALLY made myself one here it is

  52. Kudzu says:

    thank you for sharing! these are so sweet for little girls and us big girls, too! it’s mardi gras here, and i’m thinking of the prestrung throws. i think i’ll try this with the three colors of mardi gras beads- purple, green, gold-and make headbands to wear to the parades. you have some GREAT tutorials and a GREAT blog :)
    kudzu

  53. Hey there! I’ve been reading your website for a long time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from New Caney Texas! Just wanted to tell you keep up the fantastic job!

  54. hannah says:

    wow so nice and cute

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