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July 6, 2011

Headpiece Parade!

With the help of FMIL, I finally finished my fascinator for the nups. I really liked a certain $80 number from David's Bridal, but why spend all those clams when I could craft the one below for $6? Why, I ask you?

I'm not totally sold on the spidery feathers jutting out the sides, but the beauty of making a $6 fascinator is that I can trim those suckers should I choose to without a care in the world. The feathers are from a floofy at Claire's, and FMIL purchased the fabric rose and sparklies from a fabric store at 50% off. After the morning I had yesterday it felt just great to Triumph and Achieve.


Ella, the Dude's King Charles Cavalier, got jealous of my finery so we made her a beautiful number from some leftover tulle and sparkly flowers from our brooch bouquet-crafting days of yore.



She didn't want to take it off. 

3 comments:

  1. PLEASE tell me Ella is coming to the wedding. I want to slow dance with her...

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  2. Ella would be the perfect pup of honor - she looks adorable!

    I am 11/10 impressed with all the DIY you have been busting out - I seriously can't wait to see it in action.

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  3. Ella does look adorable in that! It would probably be bad to mention that our King Charles, Henry, served as ringbearer at our wedding. (Wandered here from EmilyInTheGlass - best of luck with the wedding)

    Dave

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