DIY Anne Geddes-Style Flower Hat Photo Prop: What I’m Makin’ Monday
I’ve been pondering how I could unleash my inner Anne Geddes and spruce up my 365 Photos (I didn’t give up, I just haven’t uploaded last week’s yet. Maybe tomorrow.) a little from time to time. I’ve been admiring her photos of little babies dressed up as animals, fruits, veggies, and flowers since I got her recent book.
|Lace Ruffle Pettiromper from BNB Boutique; Flower Hat, Homemade!|
One of her signatures is little babies with little flower heads in flower pots. See what I mean? But where do you find those flower hats? I found some on etsy and from photo prop stores, but the cheapest one I could find was still $35 plus shipping.
Hmm, I bet I could make one of these on my own. I thought. So I set out to make a DIY Anne Geddes-Style Flower Hat Photo Prop!
I wasn’t sure when I’d tackle this project, it’s just another one of those craft things I put in the back of my mind and complete who knows when.
But lo and behold, when I went shopping for an American Flag at the dollar store I saw pretty flowers and decided I’d make one with supplies from the Dollar Tree.
Here’s how I did it with NO instructions. Just winged it and hoped for the best.
Flowers (I bought 6 Dollar Tree Bouquets) $6
Baby beanie $1
Hot glue gun (already own)
Pull the flowers off the stems. This isn’t hard as they aren’t glued, just tug a little and POP! They’re off!
Cut the beanie down to the size you want. Note: If you cut the elastic/scrunchy part off it may not stay as well. This hat was too big, so I cut a bit off the bottom.
Starting at the center top, glue a flower to the hat. Glue more flowers around that one.
Repeat until the hat is covered.
Make sure all of the hat is covered, and the glue has dried. Find a cute baby to model it in a flower pot and TADA!!
An Anne Geddes style hat for $7!
You’re welcome! Have you made anything over the past few weeks? Link up! It can be a recipe, a picture, a craft, anything! I’ll be sure to stop by and feature one in next week’s (or whenever the next Makin’ Monday post is) Makin’ Monday!
How ADORABLE! I love these pictures! Thanks for hosting another wonderful party. 🙂
That is such a cute, easy, and great idea and your model looked super cute in her pink lacey one piece.
Oh!!! SOOO cute!! I am going to have to try that!
Oh you are too much!!! I love it.
My favorite pictures are when Lil J KNOWS she looks fancy. Cocky lil booger. 😉
So cute!! And so clever! I wish I had a pretty baby girl to try it out on! I wonder how I could do something like this for a boy….
That is so cute.
Indeed cute and adorable! But most of all – creative. If the child wasn’t so nice and happy, maybe it wouldn’t look so good on her! 🙂
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