Wednesday, February 20, 2013

DIY Anthropologie Elastic Headbands & GIVEAWAY!

Today I'm doing a tutorial. Something I don't normally do, so bare with me! :)
Who else is obsessed with the Anthropologie elastic headbands? They're being sold every where! I love them so much, I think they're adorable. I know one place was selling them for $18.00 a head band! Insane! Well I found a tutorial on another blog and I decided to give it a try. Something I've been wanting to do for a while now. I ordered the supplies and today I'm going to share how to make them.

Here's what they look like.
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First of all you can get the elastic at Michaels. But they only have plain colors, I picked up 2 pinks, a blue and a purple one. Each were .99! Plus I had a coupon. But when I went to another Michaels they didn't have them so I don't know if they were clearance or what, but I can't find them any more. Maybe you can try your local Michaels and leave us know! But I went to this website. They sell all kinds and they're around $1.00 for one yard.
These are from that website.
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All kinds of fun colors. These particular ones can be found here. They have a thicker width that is 5/8th inch. I got the 3/8th inch.
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These are from Michaels for .99
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Onto the tutorial, what you'll need: Elastic, good scissors and clear nail polish.
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For an elastic headband cut 22 inches. Although I've been told I have a big head, so it may differ for you.
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At the ends of the headband where you cut use the clear nail polish so the fabric doesn't fray.
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And tie!
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For a hair tie cut 9 inches.
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All of them!
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And I'm going to be giving 2 sets away!!!! And maybe something a little extra! ;)
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So if you want to win the 2 sets and a little surprise, comment below! Make sure you're a follower, and if you want 3 extra entries post onto your blog and let me know if you did! I haven't decided an end date for this. I will post when I do.


Sarah said...

These are so cute, but im a sucker for anything sparkly! Much cheaper to make your own rather than buy premade ones.

va said...

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Joline said...

a sucker for anything sparkly. love these!

throuthehaze said...

GFC: Throuthehaze
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Marcela Gmd said...

Beautiful!!! would you like to follow each other?
Besos, desde EspaƱa, Marcela♥

lauren said...

jeez, i haven't been on blogger in forever!! i had no idea these headbands were SO EASY to make!! :)

jennifer said...

love this!
gfc is jen j

jennifer said...

posted this giveaway on my blog!

Anonymous said...

Pretty headbands. Thank you for the chance. I am a follower.

lindah said...

I've seen these type of hair ties pop up everywhere, how does the hair creasing compare to regular hair ties??! :)