Home Made Easter Bonnet: Doesn’t It Look Great!?

My daughter has been waiting patiently over the last few weeks to wear her Easter bonnet. Pictured above she was so excited to get it made up. We decorated this hat in no time at all and then saved it until Easter for her to dress up in. Now we have lots of other crafty bit to finish off quickly today for Easter Sunday. Easter baskets, glittery eggs and Easter cakes to name just a few.

Don’t you just love the pound shops? We always find something crafty and cheap in these shops. Everything above was only a pound each, the little sets of nest and the set of chicks all from the pound shops apart from the ribbon. I picked up this sweet lemon reel up from Lidl but still only £1.00 a roll.

What you need-

  • An Easter hat
  • Some ribbon
  • Little Easter chickens
  • Little Easter nest
  • Coloured feathers ( I picked ours off a fancy scarf, picked up at the £1.00 shop!)
  • Strong glue


What to do-

  • Measure a nice big length of ribbon, enough to go around the hat and to tie a nice big bow up.
  • Glue the ribbon to hold in place.
  • Leave to dry.
  • Make a pattern you like with some of the nests and chicks.
  • Glue in place.
  • Leave to dry. 
  • Easy eh!!

All ready now for the Easter egg hunt tomorrow…

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12 Comments

  1. Julie Corbisiero
    19th April 2014 / 4:16 pm

    Hi Claire, your daighter made the cutest Easter Bonnet and she looks so adorable in the the hat! What fun. Have a nice Easter.Julie

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd April 2014 / 8:29 am

      Aww thanks Julie 🙂

  2. Winnie
    19th April 2014 / 7:13 pm

    How Sweet!!She looks sooooooooooo cute and adorable with this hat onHappy Easter to you all!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd April 2014 / 8:30 am

      Thanks Winnie 🙂

  3. T'onna Peters
    19th April 2014 / 7:28 pm

    So cute! I love the nest! I'm pinning this!!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd April 2014 / 8:30 am

      Aww lovely, thank you 🙂

  4. Ana Lopes
    19th April 2014 / 7:37 pm

    Adorable!!! Love the happy smile of your daughter! Thanks for shraing this lovely idea!Happy Easter!Hugs and Love from Portugal,Ana Love Craft

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd April 2014 / 8:30 am

      Thanks Ana, this is so her mum can I have face 🙂

  5. Kezzie
    19th April 2014 / 11:14 pm

    She is SO cute!! I love her hat!! The lemon ribbon is amazing- hmmm, where's my local Lidl?!x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd April 2014 / 8:31 am

      Thanks Kezzie 🙂 the ribbon may have been a limited edition for Easter though 🙁

  6. Antionette Blake
    21st April 2014 / 3:05 pm

    What an adorable DIY bonnet – adorable. Have a wonderful week ahead. I hopped over from Monday Mingle with Tough Cookie Mommy.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd April 2014 / 8:32 am

      Thanks for the comment and the hopping, hopping back over your way 🙂

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