Entry #8: DIY Vintage Hair Comb
Next entry for our DIY Contest is from Caroline, who sent this project all the way from Ireland! If you’re planning a rock ‘n roll wedding, today is your lucky day. Caroline used a raven’s skull, amongst other vintage pieces to create a headband to wear at her brother’s wedding.
I made this headpiece to wear to my brothers wedding in Tuscany, Italy. I had bought a really pretty vintage dress, very demure and ladylike and i wanted to give it a bit of a funky edge. So I thought, what’s edgier than a skull?
What you’ll need:
– rhinestone applique
– vintage flowers
– vintage brooch
– hair comb
– a ravens skull (optional, taxidermy skull found at antique shop)
I sewed the applique to the comb, then the skull on to the applique. I arranged the flowers around and glued them into place and finally added the little brooch to one of the flowers. Quick and simple!
To enter our DIY Contest, simply email us 4-5 photos that are 600 pixels wide each, instructions and a list of materials to amanda @ruffledblog.com. Remember the first place winner will receive $500 and the second winner a $100 gift certificate to Wendy Mink Jewelry. Last day to enter is this Thursday, March 25. Good luck!
VERY funky! I’d be too tempted to draw a silly face on the skull though…
A very edgy and modern idea! Something totally different for a change. Would have worked well with that vintage dress I think.
Wow – I love this comb. I’d like to see the rest of the collection darling!
i love it so chick…