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Category: Accessories

DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

Learn how to easily make darling DIY accessories flower girls and parties! Use these tips to make custom flower crowns and bouquets using any color or style of flowers.

Cute Clothing, Shoes & Accessories for Babies & Kids

Cute Clothing, Shoes & Accessories for Babies & Kids

Happy Spring! A new season is a great time to update your family’s wardrobes. I especially love shopping for my kids. Here are some of my top picks for baby and kids clothing, shoes and accessories. I’ve also included some fun DIY ideas!

How to Make a Flower Crown

How to Make a Flower Crown

Flower crowns are just plain adorable, and they can be anything but plain. I made these colorful silk flower crowns for my girls for a Spring photoshoot. They turned out just how I wanted them, and these flower hair accessories were easy to make in about 20 minutes each or so. I used a collection of small and medium sized silk flowers, medium gauge floral wire and a hot glue gun. Learn how you can make a DIY flower crown using any color flowers and floral accents!

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Easy DIY Duct Tape Skirt Craft

Easy DIY Duct Tape Skirt Craft

You have probably heard that Duct Tape can be used for everything. We even used duct tape to make skirts! It’s especially fun for kids to make something that they can wear. All you need for this fun DIY fashion craft is duct tape!

How I Trashed My Wedding Dress with Color

How I Trashed My Wedding Dress with Color

I wanted to do a color-inspired Trash the Dress photoshoot to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Here’s how I creatively painted my wedding dress without actually destroying it.

Prince Charming Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

Prince Charming Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

One year I decided to get creative for Halloween by making my baby boy a Prince Charming Halloween costume. He was so adorable and it was pretty easy to make by tracing one of my little guy’s long sleeve shirts. If you know basic sewing skills, you can easily make one of these Prince Charming costumes yourself!

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Gorgeous DIY Bird’s Nest Necklace

Gorgeous DIY Bird’s Nest Necklace

Personalized jewelry is a great gift idea for anyone who loves accessories. I’m excited to share just how easy it is to design a DIY bird’s nest necklace using wire and colored beads.

DIY Princess Poppy Flower Headband Craft Idea

DIY Princess Poppy Flower Headband Craft Idea

Princess Poppy takes charge in her story of adventure and colorfully awesome hairstyles. Girls will love dressing up with Princess Poppy’s flower headband! Easily make this DIY Troll’s-inspired hair accessory!

Easy DIY Baby Flower Barefoot Sandals

Easy DIY Baby Flower Barefoot Sandals

Not many things are cuter than baby feet, but what if you could make baby feet cuter??  Baby flower barefoot sandals are adorable and perfect for dress-up, photoshoots, parties and more! They are made from loops of elastic topped with a silk flower. Easily make your own baby flower barefoot sandals for your little girl! All you need is a few supplies such as ribbon, elastic and crafty accents.

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No-Sew Toddler Tutu

No-Sew Toddler Tutu

DIY tutus are fast and simple to make with a few colors of tulle, a length of elastic and scissors. These fun sparkly skirts are perfect for dress up, a party, just for fun, and toddler or baby milestone photoshoots.

How To Make Lace Princess Crowns

How To Make Lace Princess Crowns

DIY lace crowns SO fun to design and pretty easy to make out of stiffened lace! We made these glittery lace crowns for a birthday party and as a fun photography accessory.

DIY Rhinestone Headbands

DIY Rhinestone Headbands

These rhinestone embellished headbands are super easy to make and cost almost nothing. Glitz up your hairdo for summer with one of these fun customized accessories!

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DIY Superhero Capes Sewing Project

DIY Superhero Capes Sewing Project

Easily make a superhero cape out of a square of fabric. Personalize with fun fabric patterns or your child’s initial. These capes were so fun to create and they are a great accessory for kids who love pretending!

How to Fix Scuffed Kids’ Sparkle Shoes

How to Fix Scuffed Kids’ Sparkle Shoes

Easily fix up scuffed kids’ shoes with a bit of fabric paint and matching nail polish. My daughter was thrilled to have her favorite shoes made sparkly again!

No-Sew Baby Bow Ties

No-Sew Baby Bow Ties

Baby boy bow ties are very easy to make with a scrap of ribbon and a hot glue gun! I designed four colorful bow ties one weekend to dress up my little guy for his belated baby shower. Our baby boy recently joined our family of girls and after three years of hair bows and tutus, I found myself regularly wondering how I could accessorize him. These bow ties are so cute! I was very excited to discover how simple bow ties are to design in just minutes.

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