I made some fancy koozies and upped the ante on our birthday tiaras for my mom's 50th birthday weekend. Let's start with the tiaras, since they're not quite as embarrassing. I got a pack of 4 "Happy Birthday" tiaras from the dollar store and added some scraps of fabric and fabric flowers. Also, I added a butterfly to my mom's tiara that I received in a swap. Crafting down that stash!
The birthday girl's tiara:
And the tiaras for the party girls:
You know how sometimes the idea in your head doesn't exactly come to fruition like you thought it would? I present to you: The Scrappy Ruffly Koozie That Didn't Live Up To Its Full Potential
Please note the wrinkly, slouchy fabric and the crooked ruffles.
Also, the worst part:
I wreaked this havoc with the freezer paper stencil technique. I thought if I started with a layer of white, it would make the color pop from the fabric. Well. Not only did I just end up with a white outline on all the letters, it somehow slipped my notice that I had, in fact, used NEON yellow. Now, I'm not advocating drunkenness, but I'm sure these would look MUCH cuter after your third wine cooler.