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23 DIY hair accessories expensive looking

Scroll through the list of our favorite 23 easy, glamorous and really expensive looking DIY hairpieces that do not require any special skills. In fact it is a bit embracing how much compliments you will earn for such a small effort and cost. Want a unique hair accessory that will be the envy of even the most glamorous fashionistas? Looking for the stylish gift to the very dear person, without breaking the bank? Then look down and chose your next project.

 

Gilded Beetle Hair pins:

 

Gilded Beetle Hair pins

Want something that’s just a little bit unique, but stylish? Our gilded beetle hairpins are easy to make, and don’t break the bank.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 10 mins, plus drying time

Materials: plastic bugs, black felt, gold paint or nail polish, bobby pins, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: mintedstrawberry

 

Quartz barrette:

 

Quartz barrette

This cute accessory has been designed to add a bit of glamour to an otherwise ordinary hairdo. Don’t like purple? No problem – simply choose another precious stone to use in place of the quartz.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins

Materials: crystal and quartz, barette, leather fabric, hot glue gun, craft stick

Detail instructions here: prettydesigns

 

Gold feather headband:

 

Gold feather headband

Feathers have always held a special place in the world of fashion accessories. Why not add a little glam to the common feather by adding some gold?

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins plus drying time

Materials: headband, feathers, gold leafing pen, glue gun

Detail instructions here: prettydesigns

 

DIY glamorous Gatsby-inspired headband:

 

glamorous Gatsby-inspired headband

Step out in style with this luxurious Gatsby-inspired headband. No-one ever need know you made it yourself, or how easy it was – unless you want them to, of course!

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins

Materials: black or silver headband, rhinestone applique, rhinestone leaf trim, rhinestone chain, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: buzzfeed

 

Bejewelled silk flower headband:

 

Bejewelled silk flower headband

Pretty in pink (or whichever color you prefer), these flower headbands are sure to bring charm to your next dinner party. Adding a classic touch to your look, these headbands provide that feminine touch you’ve been looking for.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 30 mins

Materials: fabric scraps, felt, buttons, headband, hot glue gun, needle and thread

Detail instructions here: gomakeme

 

DIY Clear Glass Hair Barrette:

 

Clear Glass Hair Barrette

This easy DIY hairpiece just emanates sophistication from every angle. Why should this level of class cost you any extra money than it has to? Wear it to work, or your next important appointment to give an impression.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 30 mins

Materials: Perspex (no thicker than 2 mm), stanley knife, metal file, vase, drill, oven, plastic stick that is served drinks.

Detail instructions here: love-aesthetics

 

Clear “Glass” ponytail cover using the same technique:

Clear “Glass” ponytail cover

Another easy and sophisticated version of the previous hairpiece for your DIY repertoire. This one is even easier to do, making an ideal project for your next night in.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins

Materials: Perspex (no thicker than 2 mm), a figure saw for metal, a file

Detail instructions here: love-aesthetics

 

Ruffled headband:

Ruffled headband

If you want to turn heads, a few ruffles never go astray. A very simple but refreshing design, these ruffled headbands are sure to add that element of interest to your otherwise ordinary hairdo. You can utilize left-over pieces of fabric or recycle old closing.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 30 mins

Materials: white felt, of-cut of chiffon, needle, scissors, pencil, invisible thread, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: thesimplecraftdiaries

 

Feather and button Bohemian chick hairpin:

 

Feather and button Bohemian chick hairpin

Feather and button hairpin

Use this design to accessorize with a maxi dress, or jeans and a loose-fitting shirt. Nothing spells ‘fun’ and ‘exciting’ quite like the wild look presented by these feathers. You can even use the angle of the feathers to make a statement in line with your hairdo.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 30 mins

Materials: hot glue gun, feathers, scissors, 2” x 2” square of felt, button

Detail instructions here: elisamclaughlin

 

Sewn origami hair butterfly:

 

Sewn origami hair butterfly

Here is a dainty option for those of you going for a more oriental look. Paper origami would eventually break, but the sewn fabric quality of this item means that it will last a while.

Difficulty: intermediate

Time Required: 30 mins

Materials: two colors of thick fabric squares cut to desired size, sewing machine and thread, pins, a clip, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: mblog

 

DIY ponytail cover:

DIY ponytail cover

Who knew that nail polish and cardboard roll could be so useful? Simply use paint the cardboard roll to make an amazing decorative hair tie cover.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins

Materials: cardboard roll, Stanley knife, nail file, fine paint brushes, oil paints, colored nailpolish

Detail instructions here: hair-sublime

 

5 minutes convertible necklace headband:

 

5 minutes convertible necklace headband

Now your jewelry can double-up as a hair accessory! With this simple trick, you can convert any necklace into a headband – and still be able to wear it as a necklace!

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 5 mins

Materials: a beaded necklace with a clasp, long-nose pliers, a hairtie

Detail instructions here: cremedelacraft

 

DIY flower crown:

 

DIY flower crown

DIY flower crown

A beautiful feminine touch to any look. This floral crown is easy to make and looks great with pastels and light fabric clothing.

Difficulty: intermediate

Time Required: 1-1.5 hours

Materials: a handful of silk flowers, wire cutters, heavy rustic floral wire, thin wire (green), floral tape or ribbon

Detail instructions here: kellimurray

 

Silk flower pin:

 

DIY Hair Accessories Grey Rose

Time for more flowers! This accessory can be made in any flower, to match any outfit.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins

Materials: fabric flowers, embellishments to your taste (eg jewels, sequins etc), alligator clips, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: serenitynowblog

 

Hair bow elastics:

 

Hair bow elastics

Wrap yourself in bows! These are great for a quick ponytail that doesn’t look like it has just been thrown together.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 15 mins

Materials: fabric that holds its shape, scissors, hot glue gun, hair ties, spray paint (optional), poly sealant spray.

Detail instructions here: itsalwaysautumn

 

Easy DIY word up hairclips:

 

Easy DIY word up hairclips

This is a great way to personalize your look. Why not make your name, an inspirational word – or just, you know – something! These hairclips are bound to make people take a second look.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 10 mins, plus drying time

Materials: metal letter beads, bobby pins, hot glue gun, paint (optional)

Detail instructions here: fallfordiy

 

Hair necklace:

 

Hair necklace

You’ve seen chains on necklaces, or hanging from belts or clothing, but this accessory adds a new dimension to the world of necklaces. Add some bling to your next hairdo with this DIY hair necklace.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 10 mins

Materials: 2 bobby pins, very lightweight plastic necklace (must be light enough not to fall out of your hair)

Detail instructions here: glitterlambs

 

Starfish pin:

 

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Starfish pin Starfish pin

If you’re after that relaxed, beach-themed look, then this starfish pin is for you. You can make it as either a pin or a clip. It looks great not only with casual beachwear or light Summer clothing. I made those for my navy-themed wedding. Years latter it still comes up in conversations as something really amazing and creative. And it’s plain easy!

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 5 mins

Materials: knobby starfish, plastic pearl, bobby pin or alligator clip, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: etsy

 

Crown chain:

 

Crown chain

Add some textured interest to your otherwise straight hair. This crown chain does exactly that.

Difficulty: intermediate

Time Required: 30 mins

Materials: stretch comb headband, pliers (2 is easier), jump rings, various chains of choice

Detail instructions here: lovemaegan

 

DIY spike comb:

DIY spike comb

If you want to add an edge to your look, this is for you. Whether it’s an accessory for a prehistoric dress-up party, or simply because you want something unique, why not try this simple DIY?

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 10 mins

Materials: 9 brass cone spikes, a hair comb, liquid super glue (not gel)

Detail instructions here: honestlywtf

 

Feathered pins:

 

Feathered pins

Feathered pins

Remember the feather accessories we showed you earlier, well here is another feathery idea that might tickle your fancy. Look stylish by wearing these gorgeous feathered pins.

Difficulty: beginner

Time Required: 20 mins

Materials: feathers, needle and thread, embellishments, bobby pin, hot glue gun

Detail instructions here: trinketsinbloom

 

Nail polish flower and wire hair clips:

 

nail poslish flower

Nail polish flower and wire hair clips

Nail polish flower and wire hair clips

It’s easier to do then it looks this accessories are beautiful and classy addition to any collection. Choose any colors you like – even make them in a few colors so you have one to match every outfit.

Difficulty: intermediate

Time Required: 1-4 hours, depending on the design

Materials: thin wire that is bendy, nail polish in the color desired, quick dry nailpolish spray, a brush or a pen with a thick holder, bobby pins or a headband (optional)

Detail instructions here: wonderfuldiy

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