Do you ever browse the hair accessories at the store and think “I could make that?” or perhaps you want to dress up your hair but you simply don’t have the budget to shop for something such as an accessory or maybe you’re just really crafty and want to make your own hair accessories. Regardless of why you want to make DIY hair accessories, they are a great way to spruce up your hairstyles and outfit and to exercise your inner creativity.
DIY Old Ties into Hair Bows
Does your dad, husband or brother have some old ties lying around? Or perhaps you’ve gone to a thrift shop and found some cute ties that you thought might look cute with the right outfit. Well, rather than wearing them around your neck, you can turn them into hair bows. You’ll just need a tie, scissors and some hot glue. Here’s a video tutorial (starts at 3:20).
DIY Bunny Ear Scrunchies
TopShop.com inspired the idea for this cute hair accessory but they came with a $8-$10 price tag. You can make these hair accessories from some old fabric such as an old t-shirt; old fabrics bins or purchase some new fabric. You’ll need about 1/8th of a yard. In addition to the fabric you will need either glue or a sewing machine and elastic.
DIY Flower Head Pieces
Floral hair accessories are always in trend for spring and summer. If you want a trendy flower headband to wear to summer events including weddings then skip the mall and make your own. You’ll need some artificial flowers, headbands, cord, scissors, a small sewing kit and some inspiration. This tutorial will show you 4 different ways to make simple floral headpieces.
DIY Sparkly Hair Accessory
This is a great way to use those vintage brooches that you couldn’t pass up the last time you were an antique store. Well, if you don’t have any of those you can pick up the necessary supplies for a low price at a craft store or dollar store. These sparkly hair accessories are perfect for nights on the town or the holidays. When people tell you how cute your hair accessory is you can reply “thanks! I made it!”
DIY Hair Chains
Hair chains are one of the most popular trends of the season and they are actually really easy to make at home. You will need a 60-inch chain or a multi-strand chain. Try to choose a chain that works well with your hair color. You will also need two bobby pins, pliers and jump rings.
DIY Feather Accessories
Feathers are a versatile staple for your hair accessory collections. All you need to make cute feather hair accessories is feathers and bobby-pins but you can make them a little more intricate with some glue, head combs, head bands and some glue.
Bonus: DIY Hair Accessories Holder
Do you need a neat and tidy way to organize your bobby pins, brushes, clips, products, etc. Then you can simply make your own holder out of things lying around the house. Grab an old coffee can (or similar item), some frabric or scrap paper, tape, ribbon and whatever else you have lying around. Check out AlternativelyChiics DIY tutorial.