Button Headband Tutorial

What can I say, I am a sucker for buttons!
{Hence, yet another button tutorial}
I think this one would have been cuter if I used buttons that were a bit more “fun” or colorful…
**Note: If you have a project and/or tutorial using buttons, please leave a link to it in the comments section to be considered for an upcoming
feature in my Button Round Up**
the Button Headband Tutorial:
Here’s what you’ll need for this project:

Supplies:
Headband {and plain headband @ Target}
Buttons of your choice
Glue gun and hot glue
Ribbon {similar color as buttons}
STEP ONE:
Glue down the first button in the center of your headband.
Working from the center button, continue gluing down your buttons.

STEP TWO:
Now that have finished gluing down your buttons we need to add the ribbon to keep the buttons and glue from sticking to your hair.  I suggest using a ribbon in a similar color as your buttons.  Also, make sure your ribbon is not wider than your buttons {you don’t want the ribbon to show}.
Trim the ends of your ribbon and then you are done!
This is what the underside of your headband should look like:
And here you have it:
My attempt at taking pictures of myself wearing my new “cute as a button” headband:
If you make a headband using this tutorial I would LOVE to see pictures of the final product!
ALSO, I will we doing an upcoming BUTTON ROUND UP, so if you have a project and/or tutorial using buttons, then leave your link in the comments section to be considered for a feature.
{Click HERE to check out the awesome blog parties I link to}
Happy Crafting!
Ashley Stock
I'm Ashley. Sometimes I craft, occasionally I cook, everyday I write, and I'm always Momma. This is my blog. I keep it real while still seeing the rainbows and butterflies in all of life's lessons.
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Comments

  1. Liz @ Sugarplum Creations says:

    I love buttons too! That headband is super cute!! ­čÖé

  2. Anonymous says:

    So simple yet so clever. Brilliant idea. Thanks for sharing it as I know my daughters will love it too.

    Louise

  3. Stunning says:

    Love it!
    How cute – thanks for the tutorial!

  4. ~*Jess*~ says:

    So cute! I need to try this one. I love all the cute headbands but I'm always too cheap to buy them, for fear that I look like a dope and never wear them!

  5. Love Stitched says:

    ohhh i love this idea!! cute headband!

  6. Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} says:

    Really cute! I love it with the simple buttons. It makes it more everyday. I could see making another one with "special" buttons for a special occasion. Love the blog makeover, too!

  7. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    I love that headband. ­čÖé Very simple but chic project…a grown-up or a little girl could wear it and look sweet. I have a link for a project I used buttons with. The buttons ended up making the project for me! ­čÖé
    http://serenitynow4amanda.blogspot.com/2009/07/diy-ribbon-and-button-embellished-lamp.html

  8. mywifesstudio says:

    Thanks..I need a couple of these for myself!!

  9. Love the headband! And it looks super easy to make too!

  10. This is such a fantastic idea! The headband looks fabulous! I love headbands, so I
    definitely want to give this tutorial a try. Thank you Ashley.
    Your blog is so beautiful =)

  11. Love it.. it is so cute and simple plus with all the buttons out there it can be so versitile

  12. CINNIBONBON says:

    Pretty cool. Aren't buttons just the best crafty tool?! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Heather says:

    LOVE it! TFS!

  14. Andrea @ TheTrainToCrazy.com says:

    This would look great with mismatched buttons as well. Such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing.

    I have a weekly Thursday blog party especially for people to share things they've made to be worn. Stop by if you'd like! It is called Make It Wear It and I host it at TheTrainToCrazy.com

  15. That is great!!! This is headband I would actually wear! Thanks for the idea!

  16. Jessica says:

    This is a super cute idea! I'm starting a feature on my blog–if you'd like to be featured, visit me at homeandholidaykeepsakes.blogspot.com
    I'm a follower! Thanks!

  17. nannykim/spindlecottage says:

    This is so cute. I have never been able to wear headbands…they tend to hurt. But this is oh so cute.

    http://spindlecottage.blogspot.com/

  18. Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com says:

    Oh this is very cute! I really like it – thanks for the tutorial!

  19. Kari @ Ucreate says:

    Simple, yet oh so cute!
    I'll be sending my readers your way!

  20. So adorable! Yet it still looks so elegant in all black.

    I heart buttons too, especially covered buttons. I made this heart in an embroidery hoop recently (scroll down the post to find it). Thanks for the chance! http://sillypreciouspiggies.blogspot.com/2010/05/big-room-little-updates.html

  21. Justine says:

    This is super cute! It is definitely simple. I am going to try it after I collect some buttons ­čÖé

  22. kirstin & jordan says:

    Ooooh, LOVE this! Great blog, great tutorial…
    We'll be featuring you tomorrow, so come on by and grab a button!

  23. kirstin & jordan says:

    Ooooh, LOVE this! Great blog, great tutorial…
    We'll be featuring you tomorrow, so come on by and grab a button!

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