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What You See Will Make You Adore Fall Headbands

Hey Cuties,

We’ve arrived to another Hump Day Wednesday. I am co-hosting a Game Night with Babe this weekend so I’m working on some party details. I will recap for you on Monday. Babe has a solar return tomorrow so I need to make sure the kids and I shower him with lots of things that will annoy him love. LittleCuteLips took her Halloween costume for a test run at an event last Saturday and I need to make some adjustments to that. I woke up to 32-degree temperatures y’all. Mother Nature done straight up punched us in the guts. I need to get our fall lives together. The kids didn’t wear hats, I didn’t have on tights, a mess. LittleCuteLips has been fussing about her hair accessories because she is a girl and that is what we do. Some of her hair bows need repairing {read glue gun fixing} and she keeps asking for headbands.

I made her a really cute headband for her costume. If you follow me on social media then you saw it already. So I decided to make her a few more, after a while my headbands give me headaches. They are cute but they hurt, why do they hurt? I decided to come up with a painless solution for her. Hell DIY!

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Colorful Felt

I picked up a ten sheets of felt in a variety of colors. I tried to get colors that would be complimentary to one another. Each sheet was about $0.35 each and I had a 20% of your total purchase coupon. Got-em!

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Fall Embellishments

My original plan was to make these but I found this pack in Target for a couple of bucks and saved myself some time. You can easily print out a template of the flower shapes of your liking and trace them onto your felt.

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Layout

Layout is key and I wasn’t sure what I was going for so I just kept moving the pieces around trying out different colors until I was content with what I had. I cut out a grey piece of felt and use that as a backing so to speak. I used a Sharpie to draw lines on the flowers because it gave them a little personality.

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A little razzle dazzle

I secured the pieces to my base, I added in a few acorns to complete the fall theme and added in gold glitter paint.

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Model: LittleCuteLips

All done! I went for an elastic headband to keep her from taking it on and off all the time and so it doesn’t give her a headache.

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Satisfied Daughter

We both loved the way it turned out. She is so excited to wear it to her Fall Festival.

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What are your favorite fall accessories? Chat with me in the comment below or FB, IG or Twitter.

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  1. Alli Smith

    What a cute headband! I have those same fall embellishments from Target. I used them to scatter around the centerpiece for a fall bridal shower. I may have to repurpose those things and make a headband.

  2. Kemkem

    Gosh! That headband is perfect for fall with the leaves and all. I would wear this, even without hair šŸ™‚

  3. carlana

    Very pretty, Mimi. I’m not really a crafty person but I think even I could do this. Might also be a good activity for my kid’s group. Thank you for sharing.

  4. Nar

    You are so creative! I would love to try this with some of Little Miss Sunshine’a headbands – she has a ton – for everyday wear just to switch it up some. But alas, the way my DIY skills are set up I’m not confident in the outcome šŸ˜©. Good job Mama!

  5. Stacie

    Aw, I love this Mimi! I bet this is something I could do with my Gbaby too. She’d enjoy it.

  6. Jeanette

    It is a wonderful idea for Thanksgiving. We don’t always dress up for Thanksgiving, but something like this would be fun to wear for the kids. I love how creative it is.

  7. Angelic Sinova

    How adorable! Those fall headbands turned out so cute. I LOVE headbands and DIY’s, so I’ll definitely be trying this out soon.

  8. Pam Wattenbarger

    This is so cute! I love the idea of making fall headbands. I used to make headbands and barettes for my daughter.

  9. Natalie

    This is so clever! I have all boys so I don’t get to do fun projects like this.

  10. lisa

    These are just the coolest fall headbands I have ever seen! I love these!! I want a couple for my girls!

  11. Liz Mays

    Aww, great job on this headband. The acorns look so cute and I think the gold glitter paint was a super nice touch!

  12. Nicole

    You are so crafty and creative! I love the felt Fall headband, and your model is super cute, too!

  13. Mitch

    Those are so cute! DIY is always the best, and these are so adorably creative!

  14. Tanya Barnett

    This is too cute! I love your creativity.

  15. Sarah

    What an adorable headband for little girls. I love the festive look and feel for Fall … very cool and easy way to make little ones hair stylish for the season!

  16. rika

    This is a very cute idea, beautiful.. My daughter loves wearing a headband!

  17. Jennifer H

    What a cute headband and perfect for the season. It turned out great.

  18. Vera Sweeney

    I have never made a headband like t his!!! My daughter would love this headband it turned out super cute!!

  19. Dana

    Such a super cute headband! I am sure your daughter looked super cute at her Fall Festival too!

  20. Jenn

    You are right. These headbands are adorable. Makes me miss our girls being that young.

  21. Bonnie @wemake7

    Oh my gosh that is so cute! How creative. I think my daughter would love if I made this for her too.

  22. Rebecca Swenor

    This is a really cut DIY fall headband. I love the idea of it being made out of felt. This is something I will have to make for my great niece who loves stuff like this to put in her hair. Thanks for sharing the DIY fall headband.

  23. Latoya @ Life and a Budget

    Now that is adorable! Very creative idea!

  24. Sheena

    Oh wow, let me check out Tarjay for that kit! I LOVE how the headband turned out!

  25. Kiwi

    Aw how festive. This is something I would totally do when I have a daughter!

  26. T. Espinoza

    OMG the little acorns just did me in! This is so cute and almost makes me wish I had a little girl to do all this cutesy stuff for. Almost. But not really LOL

  27. Kendra

    I love, love, love the headband. The tip about using the elastic is a good one for keeping it on little people.

  28. Tanya

    This is too adorable! I love how easy and cute your DIYs are.

  29. Jonna

    This is so cute especially the little acorn details. Wool large brim hats are my favorite fall accessory this season.

  30. Carissa

    Ok…I need to get to target to find these embellishments!!! If I cant find them…how much are you charging?!?! This is too cute, and I know Emma would LOVE it!!

  31. Kirstin N. Fuller (the travelin diva)

    That’s really creative. Did you cut the shapes by hand or by cricut machine? She looks adorable in your creation as usual.

  32. Anitra | The Mom on the Move

    My daughter would love making this craft. I would not love the number of headbands she made and only wore once. Decisions, decisions. Hmmm. LOL

  33. CJ from Thirty30Courtney

    Aghhh I love it! I really want to hop on the headband trend and start sporting some outfits with my hair but I was worried it was a summer thing. You’ve reminded me to just keep rocking on. LittleCuteLips looks so precious and if I were her I’d rock it all season long.

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