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Rock a Feather Crown (DIY Tutorial): Festival Style with LuLu*s


For the month of May, I've teamed up with the amazing girls over at LuLu*s for a special festival style series! I'll be creating some of my favourite festival looks from hand-picked pieces and also throwing in a fun and easy DIY project with each one! When we were in talks about what to do, I knew instantly that I wanted to do something festival themed as a homage to my rockstar loving past, and simply because festival style is so fun and carefree... right up my alley! I hope you enjoy this first outfit and project and are as excited for this month as I am! There is also a special treat for you at the bottom of this post!

How to make a feather headpiece:

1. Cut strips of fabric or lace about 1 inch or thinner in width and about 30 inches long. I chose to cut up an old brown t-shirt (pull on the strips to make them roll up and stretch), an old vintage multicoloured upholstery fabric, and a nice white lace. I used four strips and combines one brown strip with the white lace.

2. Starting at about 8-10 inches down, braid your strips together! You'll want to leave those loose ends long so you can tie it together when you're done.

3. When you reach the end, wrap one of your strips around the ends and hot glue it in place. Do this to both ends.

4. This is what it should look like after wrapping and gluing a strip around the loose ends.

5. Start hot gluing your feathers onto the back of your braid! Start with the shortest feathers and then add the taller ones on top.

6. Add a piece of fabric or felt to the backing of the feathers to finish it off. Hot glue it on.  Now you're ready to tie it around your head and rock it!

Dress: Volcom Wandering Eyes Light Blue Belted Dress 
Boots: Steve Madden Troopa Blue Leather Combat Boots
Bracelets: Peek Me Up Gold and Mint Bangle Set
c/o LuLu*s

LuLu*s is also giving one lucky Wonder Forest reader a $100 gift card! Enter below to win:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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By Dana Fox Updated at: 10:22 AM

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16 comments:

  1. Such an awesome outfit and tutorial! And an equally awesome giveaway! Lulus has so many things that I want, haha

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    1. I LOVE lulus! They are the best, seriously :)

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  2. I lovve the idea! I've wanted to do one for ages and I didn't realise it would be this simple.

    - http://despite-the-style.blogspot.com/

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  3. Love it! The different textures in the braid look great.

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  4. Lovely outfit and great tutorial! Looks really nice x

    alittlebitsunshine.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. Love the outfit :) xxx

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  6. I love this outfit and the DIY tips, I'll definitely try that out :)

    Lucy x

    http://lifeoflucyjoy.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. great idea!! amazing look, visit my blog!! http://inspiringtrend.blogspot.com/

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  8. Love the look! That feather headband is awesome! :D

    http://littlexcub.blogspot.com.au
    xx

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  9. Love this! Thanks for the giveaway!

    xo-Kimberly

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  10. This is amazing! I have wanted to make something like this for my hen do so thanks for the tips! :)

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