|Lisa and I|
So girlfriend Lisa is getting married on July 1st and we all know what happens a couple weekends before the big plunge....
The B.Cheniful part of this post? Guess who was in charge of dressup? Yeah Yeah!
First order of business--the bride. Lisa is well, very particular. She knows what she likes, she knows what she hates. And she'll tell you flat out about either. So yeah, I ended up making her 3 different hairpieces before I was sure she wouldn't hate me for it.
I intended to make her sash myself using transfer printer paper and well, that just sucked. So I ended up having to run to Party City the day of in hopes of a not-so-cheap-looking sash. I was able to find one, iron out the wrinkles and add a couple handmade flower pins to
That's one hot mama--and by and far the best dressed/accessorized bachelorette of the evening!
|A close up of the hairpiece|
the ingredient list:
1 black feather boa $5.99
1 hot pink feather boa $5.99
1 package of bobby pins $.88 (what up CLEARANCE!)
1 package of round stone thingys... $3.99
4 sheets of black felt $1
total: $18 for 10 hairpieces, PLUS left over feathers and pins
step 1: cut feathers into 4"pieces and set aside. cut felt into 2" circles, set aside.
step 2: on felt round, glue down one black and one pink 4" boa piece, allowing much of the feathers to come off the top of the round (see below to figure out what the hell I'm really trying to say here!).
step 3: glue down the round stone thingy to the non-crazy-feather-side of the hairpiece. Lastly, glue down any feathers going willy-nilly and then a glue bobby pin to the back of the felt.
Step 4: ROCK IT GIRL!!!!! MmmmmmmHmmmmmmmm, go with your bad self! ;-)
|Lyndsay holdin it down with the side sweep!|
|My girl Kristen rockin the side pony.|
It was an AWESOME night! Clearly it was all thanks to the hairpieces ;-) Honestly though, it's not like you get to rock a boa hairpiece every night--have FUN with your bachelorette party!
***a tip if you decide to try these (and I hope you will!): if the girls wear the boa on side of the head, you'll likely need to rat the hair and then either bobby pin or pony it up. Other wise it might slip out when you're shaking your money maker.....
Thanks for stopping by!
Big (feather boa) Smile,
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