Do You Know How Easy It Is To Make This DIY Collar?

Hey Cuties,

I’ve been getting my DIY on as of late; my crafting mojo is in overdrive right now and I’m going to ride the wave. With that said this is another craft, I’ve been wanting to do for a long time.  Pinterest will make you feel like you can make anything.  You don’t need any prior craft abilities to make this collar. Fashion week is starting and I will be rocking my own looks.

DIY Collar

DIY Collar Supplies

You can make this collar for $10 or less; now that is fashion on a budget.  Supplies: Felt, collar template, pearls and or beads, glue and ribbon.

DIY Collar

Traced Collar

Felt is really cheap to buy, I’m talking coins only. You can use regular fabric if you want, it will work just fine. You can find a collar template on the internet or you can make one yourself by tracing something circular. Once you have your template trace it onto your felt, I used a silver Sharpie. Note: I cut out two felt collars.

DIY Collar

Pearling in progress

I already had pearls so I used those and because they are classic. You can use pearls or other beads or a combination of the two.  I started with the outer edges, no real reason why. If you want, you can go row by row if that works better for you.  I used transparent E6000 glue which requires a facial mask and proper ventilation.

DIY Collar

Adding the Ribbon

After you’ve filled your collar up with the pearls and or beads of your choice you will need to add your ribbon.  Flip it over using the same glue and attach your ribbon. You can use ribbon, string, rope, whatever you want. Fun Fact: This ribbon came from my Pandora gift bag.

DIY Collar

Ribbon covered

I glued the second piece of felt to the back to cover the ribbon and it is ready to wear. After this picture, I shifted it over a bit so it lined up perfectly.

DIY Collar

Completed Collar

I used three different pearl sizes, I used the smaller ones to fill in some of the blank space.

DIY Collar

Pearl Collar

This was another quick and easy DIY project. I love the way it turned out, I’m going to make another with jewels, I think that would be hot.  You can style this with a t-shirt, a sweatshirt a button up or whatever else you come up with. There are no styling limits here, just have fun.

DIY Collar

Would you rock this? Chat with me in the comment below or FB, IG or Twitter.

Article written by:

Mimi Robinson is the Lifestyle Media Correspondent and editor behind MimiCuteLips®. She is a wife and mother of two. You can find Mimi working media at your favorite events, traveling and trying out new adventures, or working on a dope DIY project.

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  1. Cynthia Williamston

    I loved this project. I think I will share with my niece who is growing into a little style maven and is always looking for creative things to do.

  2. Shellz

    This a really fun DIY jewelry project! Now you have me thinking about something for my daughter! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Rebecca Smith

    Love this! It is beautiful and you made it so simple. I can’t wait to try it out. I am usually not good at DIYs but I plan to try this one!

  4. Andrea

    How cute is this. I wish I was that creative. This is definitely a project I can try with my little one!

  5. Shantel Collins

    Now this is something I could definitely try because it doesn’t involve a sewing machine and I love crafty DIY projects.

  6. LaShon Renee

    That was super cute and easy. I’m going to share this with my friend who loves DIY.

  7. robin masshole mommy

    That is absolutely stunning. I never would have guessed that it was so easy to make, but you know I have to go make one now 🙂

  8. Alli Smith

    I do believe I could make this! I love that the collar is low cost, but very high style. It will add a little glam to some of my plain shirts. Love it!

  9. Elle (CleverlyChanging)

    So simple, yet extremely elegant. I love it!

  10. Adeola Naomi

    This is such a wonderful DIY! I am so loving the pearls, just hope I am good with diys.

  11. Paula Schuck

    That is absolutely gorgeous! I love how big and bold it is, and I love that pearl look. So beautiful.

  12. Kemkem

    That is so cool! I also love the fact that it’s a neutral color so you can wear with multiple outfits. I don’t think l have the patience for this DIY and l’m sure mine would be lopsided..haha! (new trend perhaps? ) :-).

    • MimiCuteLips

      I plan to rock it to death, you can do so much with it. Maybe I will compile a ton of different looks so you can see how it can be styled a million different ways.

  13. Joanna

    This is super creative. My niece would love something like this. Thanks for sharing. I’ll be pinning for later.

  14. T. Espinoza

    *Screams* I LOVE this! Did you say I should expect one as a gift? I think that’s what I read lol.

  15. Jeanette

    It’s always fun when you do something for yourself like this. It makes an original that nobody else has. I always like being more original. Thank you for sharing this craft I’ll definitely have to try something like this.

  16. Jacqui @FlightsFancyMom

    This is really cute! I love the stylish DIY’s you do here. I’m going to have to add this one to my list of things to do as well. Thank you!

  17. candy

    Oh my how pretty is this collar. Wondering if it is very heavy to wear. Very simple to make and I already have the ribbon and felt. Might start off small and make my granddaughter one first.

  18. Tanya

    Girl! this is too cute and super simple. You have the best ideas.

  19. Pam Wattenbarger

    What a super cute collar! I always love embellished collars like this, and this one is so easy to make.

  20. Marysa

    What a unique project! I love how easy this is. You could easily switch up the shapes, beads, etc.

  21. Stacie

    So cute Mimi! I can’t believe how easy that looks to make.

  22. Chloe

    This is the best DIY fashion project I’ve seen in a long time! It looks so great that I don’t think anyone would even suspect that you did it yourself.

  23. Stephanie Jeannot

    What a beautiful accessory to wear. I can’t believe you made that. It came out so beautiful. You will definitely turn heads with that one.

  24. rika

    Beautiful DIY and so neat! Love the design! I need to try this.

  25. Chubskulit Rose

    You always make very interesting and fashionable projects like this. I wish I am that skillful and talented hahaha.

  26. Rebecca Swenor

    This DIY pearl colar looks amazing indeed. I love the idea of making a DIY pearl collar. Thanks for sharing the instructions and idea.

  27. Jenn @ EngineerMommy

    This is such a cool project. I love the wya your collar came out! It was really such an easy craft too! I will have to try this project.

  28. ricci

    Oh wow!! This collar is gorgeous and I love that it is a DIY!!

  29. Kenya

    I totally love this! I love pearls! How long did it take you altogether to glue on the pearls?

  30. Kita Bryant

    I don’t wear collars often. I had no clue it would be that easy to make one though! It adds so much to the outfit!

  31. Kirstin Fuller

    Fabulous DIY as always. Te’s getting one for her birthday, well my birthday just passed (hint hint). You’ve inspired me to step up my DIY game. #IJS

  32. Dawn McAlexander

    Great job! The collar looks great, and really stylish too. That wasn’t too terribly difficult. I might try it myself.

  33. Tia | Pennies In My Pocket

    This is super cute. What a fun and easy way to accessorize an outfit. This piece could turn a casual outfit into something pretty fancy.

  34. Tia

    This is super cute. What a fun and easy way to accessorize an outfit. This piece could turn a casual outfit into something pretty fancy.

  35. Latoya @ Life and a Budget

    This is so cute and creative. I would have NEVER thought of this!

  36. Jonna

    You’ve done it again MiMi! I don’t know how you come up with these ideas but this is adorable!

  37. Antoinette

    This is such a cute idea. Love it. You are so talented.

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