Tuesday, October 22, 2013

~how to make a under the sea crown~

I've been putting together bits and pieces of my Halloween
costume. I really wanted a over the top crown fit for
a sea creature. Here is what I came up with:

I started out with this crown from the Dollar Tree:

Then I ripped off the pink jewels and fur and got started hot glueing on shells that I took off a thrift store necklace.

Then just start layering on more shells.
I have a bin in my studio full of shells.
There's also some coral, and misc. other things.
I glued those on too. I even added a little bling.

That is it!
A super simple project that would be cute if you
are going to be a mermaid or anything else along those lines!



Rustique Restoration said...

I absolutely LOVE this crown! What a brilliant idea! Thanks for sharing! -Jen

vintage girl at heart said...

this is adorable!! you are always so creative!

[email protected] Stroll Thru Life said...

How fabulous is this. I can just imagine the sheer delight from any little girl with this crown. So creative. I would love for you to link up to my ongoing Inspire Me party. http://www.astrollthrulife.net/2013/10/187th-inspire-me-tuesday.html This is definitely inspiring. Hugs, Marty

[email protected] said...

Super cute idea. My girls would love this. Thanks for sharing it.
Have a great day.

Marne said...

Post a pic of it on your head. :) looks super cool!!

pballard said...

Wow who knew. The dollar store here I come. Thanks for sharing.

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Cecilia said...

Really cute! I love that you did it on the cheap and now have a custom piece. :)

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