These easy DIY hair accessories make great gifts for Mother’s Day or your BFF’s birthday! Or use them yourself for a cool, custom look!
Summer‘s here, and while we love the brightness of a sunny day and seeing our plants grow, it does get really hot at times! That’s when you want to put your hair up and let your skin breathe – and for that you need some cute accessories!
Whether your preferred summer hairstyle is a bun or a pony tail, one thing is common – you want to look good while staying cool! But should you get some bland hair accessories from a store that so many others will have as well? Not if we can help it!
So why not give yourself a completely custom look this summer, with some super cute, easy, DIY hair accessories you can make at home? There’s something here for every hair style and every hair length, so you can mix and match your looks and of course, your accessories!
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Anna Craft has a tutorial for these cute ruffle scrunchies that will look great if made out of summer-friendly colors like pastels. Pair them with a simple outfit to let those ruffles really shine!
How gorgeous are these hair clips from The Crafted Life? It would be hard to believe that these were homemade and not bought! The best part is that you can use rhinestones in any color combination and shape to create a custom, unique piece.
If you’ve got bits and pieces of fabric scraps that are too small to make anything substantial – you’re in luck! This bow tutorial from Apple Green Cottage is perfect to make use of them to create something useful and pretty!
We simply love tulle and how it makes everything look 10 times prettier! Satsuma Designs seems to agree with us, which is probably why they’ve got a tutorial for these tulle bows that you can use in headbands or hair ties.
This Mother’s Day, instead of giving your Mom a bouquet of flowers, give her these cute little felt blooms from The Magic Onions. Yes, you can put real flowers in your hair, but these will last much longer!
A Beautiful Mess shows us how to make a velvet hairband – that requires absolutely no sewing at all! If you know how to braid, you have all the skills you need to make this gorgeous, trendy hairband.
We love how these hair ties from Easy Peasy Creative remind us of spring and flowers and good weather. You can use random fabric scraps for these, and you can use any kind of material as well. Printed, plain, satin or cotton – anything will work!
Turban headbands are all the rage these days, and we’ve seen many celebrities rock the look. Now you can make your own version with this detailed tutorial from Curly Made, inspired from an Anthropologie piece.
The Budget Savvy Bride has a project that’s meant for brides, but can be used by anyone. All you need is a plain hair comb and lots of flowers and you’re all set to create your very own floral hair comb for summer!
This sequin hair clip is a great exercise in concentration and focus, as you carefully put the sequins in the right order and without leaving gaps! Get all the instructions to make this from Surviving a Teacher’s Salary.
Some of these DIY hair accessories are really easy to make, while some require a little more effort, but none are that hard. If you enjoyed making these, you’ll also like trying out some more projects for customizing your outfits, like some DIY jewelry, lots of blingy rhinestone crafts or some colorful tie and dye projects. Soon, you’ll be the hottest fashionista in town, with one-of-a-kind accessories and clothes!