I'm a Jax native but have a huge family in SC that I grew up with. So I have an odd taste of urban & nature. I've been crafting since I was little, using anything I could get my hands on. From my granny's old jewelry & clothes to metal scraps from my dad's shop. I'm using this blog just to keep you up to date on my shop & what I'm working on... & maybe post some other randomness like how-to's or things I'm cooking ;) Hope you enjoy & feel free to check out my shop or other profiles on FB & Twitter!
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Wedding headband


I'm normally not into dainty wire wrapping, but I think this turned out really well! 
One of my best friends is getting married at the end of the summer & she is having a small ocean themed wedding. She found this headband/tiara online for a good chunk of money. And since she's trying to keep the wedding small & inexpensive she didn't think she should spend the cash. She thought about making it herself, but then I volunteered to do it since I've done similar wire wrapping before. I love doing personal projects for friends! It took some hunting but I finally found some starfish (aka Sea Stars since I'm a Marine Bio major). It was really easy once I sat down to do it. I put on a movie (Brothers Grimm, I'm a Matt Damon lover!) and by the time the movie was over I was finished making it! :) I used sterling silver wire & Swarovski crystals to give it a expensive look & so it would last if she or her future kids ever wanted to use it again.
 Since she's no longer living down here in sunny Florida with me anymore I'm mailing it up to her for her to go to her hair trial next month, I hope she loves it! I'm so excited I got to do a lil part in my friends' wedding. So excited that two of my good friends are getting married! Love my "twin & son"!

I posted a link below of the original I tried to copy for her. Credits go to them for the inspiration :)
Hair Comes the Bride - Tiara