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DIY Hydrangea Flower Headband

While my husband finishes up his speaker project, I've taken this opportunity to spend my evenings working on flower inspired crafts. After the babies are fed and put to sleep, I reclaim the kitchen table (removing crusted oatmeal off chairs and floor) and set up shop.

I've seen several felt flower headbands, but what I like about this one is that it is more realistic. The small cluster of white petals reminds me of the blooming hydrangea bushes that grew along the brick facade of the house I lived in as a youngster.

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Lovely, are't they?

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For starters, I cut out ten white blossoms and four leaves. Using yellow embroidery thread, I fastened the blossoms onto an oval base overlapping them so that they bunch together. The stretchy lavender hair band has been sitting in my bathroom drawer for the longest time. Now it can finally see the light of day! There are two other stretchy bands left in the drawer, a dark pink and a white one. I'm looking forward to trying out another flower embellishment.

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Adding the white blossoms to the base.

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Leaves are stitched on and then the final oval base is attached.

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Side note: Last week, my family was traveling to Hot Springs, AR for a wedding. Golly, it's hot there in July. As I was walking outside along the side of the church, I saw the most beautiful blue hydrangea bushes. Blue! They were gorgeous. The bride's bouquet had white hydrangeas with sprigs of baby's breath. Lovely.

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