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Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez Headband Tutorial

If you’ve seen Taylor Swift’s “22” music video, you might have noticed Taylor’s adorable cat ears headband.

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I was obsessed and found this tutorial for them from The Sorry Girls. The Sorry Girls are a YouTube channel with awesome DIYs.

I then saw this picture of Selena Gomez:

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And I wanted a silhouette devil ears headband! I think this would look amazing with a little black dress for a night out!

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Here’s how to do it (I did bear ears for another example of a silhouette):

1. Buy wire – I got mine from Michael’s!

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2. Using pliers, trace the outline of a headband.

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3. Use a piece of paper to draw the ears/horns and then use pliers to form them with the wire!

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4. Attach with super glue! Super easy and super cute!


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Designer Kate: Do It Yourself Googly Eyes Sandals

I saw these beauties at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s “Shoe Obsession” Exhibit in March. The exhibit was basically heaven for a shoe lover like me and I spent over an hour perusing all the different shoes.

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“Déjà Vu” heels- Courtesy of the Deccan Chronicle

I wanted to see if there was a way to remake these shoes. However, I thought it would be quite difficult to find a pair of shoes that would not be curvy like the shoes above. I had a pair of gladiator jellies that I needed repair, so I decided to make them into “Déjà Vu” gladiator sandals. Since they were jelly sandal material, the googly eyes stayed on without a hitch.

I went to Michael’s to search for the eyes. It actually took me a while until my dad pointed out that there was an aisle labeled “eyes”. I bought a 250 pack of the smaller medium sized ones- that was way too many! I only needed around 80 to cover both shoes.

 courtesy of the Good Weekly

Size of the eyes- Courtesy of the Good Weekly

I then took a hot glue gun and the googly eyes and stuck them on. It was super easy and I love how it came out. If you want to put more of a nod to the original Louboutin shoes, I would get red jellies!

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Before

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After!

Tada! Super easy and really fun.

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i’ve got eyes on the top of my feet


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Do It Yourself: Button Ponytail Ring

This DIY is so simple that I’m afraid that I might be inadvertently copying the post of another blogger. I will show you how to make a ring for any finger using just a ponytail holder and a button.

Finished product

Finished product

Take one of the hairbands that are super tight (the ones that are uncomfortable to put around your wrist). If you’re like me, the ponytail holder breaks. If you’re luckier than me, you can cut the ponytail holder. Get a shank button and then thread the cut ponytail holder. You can then tie the cut ponytail holder together and cut the ends or attach the ends using clear nail polish.

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