Now that spring has finally spring for the year, we’re finding ourselves completely obsessed with floral things! Of course, we’ve always loved flower inspired crafts, projects, and fashion, but there’s just something about the fresh blooms of spring that make our love for them feel a little bit reinvigorated each year. This year, we’re particularly feeling an admiration for DIY floral hair accessories, so we’ve had our eyes peeled for all kinds of concepts and crafting suggestions.
Just in case you love the idea of making your very own DIY floral hair accessories for spring just as much as we do, if not more, here are 15 of the very best ideas, designs, and tutorials we’ve come across so far in our search for info and inspiration!
1. One-minute flower barrettes
Have you chosen yourself a nice, spring inspired outfit but you can’t help feeling it could really be completed if you only had some little flowers to put in your hair? Well, just in case you don’t have any already made, here’s a tutorial that will help you fix that problem in literally about a minute! Check out how Domestically Speaking made these adorable floral hair barrettes in just a few simple steps.
2. Daisy chain trim and lace hairband
If you were ever the kind of whimsical kid who used to sit in the long grass and pick flowers to make daisy chains and flower crowns with while the other kids around you played sports, just like we did, then we have a feeling this next idea might be just the one for you! A Beautiful Mess teaches you how to use floral trim to make a pretty daisy chain inspired hairband.
3. Simple single flower bobby pins
Were you actually a huge fan of the concept of making your own very quick little floral hair accessories but you find that your hair is too thick for snapping barrettes like the ones we showed you earlier, so they don’t often stay closed and fastened in place where you need them? Then perhaps you’d get along a little better with something like this simple, quick, and easy bobby pin alternative of a similar idea, featured on How Did You Make This.
4. DIY fresh flower hair bow
Just because you want to make yourself a hair accessory that involves flowers in some way doesn’t mean they have to be the only element showcased in the finished look. We’re also huge fans of pretty hair bows, for example, so we’re sure you can imagine just how excited we were to come across this fantastic floral hair bow tutorial outlined step by step on Studio DIY.
5. Pink and white rose hair comb
Maybe you’ve been looking for something a little more delicate and old fashioned looking? Perhaps you’ve actually been scrolling through our list hoping to find a tutorial that gives you tips for working with real flowers in the instructions it outlines. In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how Green Wedding Shoes outlines the process of making these simple floral hair combs using pink and white roses.
6. Dolce & Gabbana inspired clay flower and rhinestone hairband
Have you ever seen a stunning floral piece created by a fashion brand or high end name and lamented that you can’t afford the price, no matter how much you love it? Well, that’s how we felt about a Dolce & Gabbana hairband we saw recently. That’s why we were so pleased to come across recreated version from Honestly WTF who made it happen with a pre-made velour hairband, some rhinestones, pearl beads, and delicate looking clay flowers.
7. Layered chiffon flower clip
If you’re going to make yourself a floral hair piece, would you rather go for something a little softer and more flowing, rather than using harder materials like clay or actual flowers that will dry over time? In that case, we think you might really appreciate the way Love Maegan created this larger, single flower clip from layers of pink chiffon.
8. Handmade paper hair flowers
Are you in love with the look of real flower pieces in your DIY hair accessories but you can’t help thinking that you’d rather make a piece that will last a little longer, rather than drying and become extremely fragile? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Paper n’ Stitch handmade these paper hair flowers that you can arrange however you please in your finished hairstyle.
9. How to make accessories with fresh flowers
Just in case you’re still interested primarily in the idea of making hair accessories and other crafts this spring using fresh flowers specifically, but you’d like a tutorial that talks more than about just roses and hair combs, we’re pretty sure JK Wedding Craft has the perfect resource for you!
10. Simple tulip hair tie
Do you have the kind of sleek, fine hair that things like pins, combs, and barrettes don’t stay in very well but you’re still feeling very intent indeed on wearing some kind of homemade floral hair accessory this spring even so? In that case, we’re convinced that you’ll do very well indeed with something like this tulip hair tie tutorial outlined nice and clearly on Bunny and Fawn.
11. Jumbo hair flower clip
All of these small, delicate floral hair accessories are well and good if you’re looking for something whimsical and little to put in your hair that doesn’t pull too much attention, but what if you’re aiming for something that will make a little more of a statement? Then we think you might get along very well indeed with this jumbo hair flower clip outlined on Tattooed Martha.
12. Traditionally inspired Chinese flower and fringe accessories
Perhaps your love for floral accessories comes from spring itself but also from culturally influenced styles and traditional fashions? Well, if you have any appreciation for Chinese pieces, then we’d definitely suggest taking a better look at the way Qing Tian made these authentically constructed Chinese flower and fringe clips.
13. Luscious spring floral crown
Did we actually really catch your attention when we started talking about accessories that were inspired by flower crowns but you were really hoping to come across a tutorial that will teach you how to make precisely that, in a bigger and more luscious looking way? In that case, we just know you’re going to love this enchanting looking spring floral crown tutorial from Simply Tale!
14. Modern floral and succulent hair comb
Have you actually been scrolling through our list so far and hoping to come across a tutorial that will show you how to combine your blossoms with a little bit of greenery for balance? Then we think you simply must take a look at the way Design Sponge combined a simple blossom with a little bit of greenery and a succulent, instead of even more flowers.
15. Strawberry and ribbon flower hair accessories
Have you actually been scrolling through our list hoping to find something that might be a little more cutesy because you’re thinking of making some springtime hair accessories for your kids? Then maybe it’s time to try your hand at making ribbon flowers! We love the way The Cinnamon Hollow chose to embellish their simple ribbon flower with little strawberry beads in order to make a lovely decorative hair tie.
Have you made other kinds of lovely DIY floral hair pieces and accessories that you were very happy with indeed but that you don’t see anything quite similar to on our list? Tell us all about what you created and how you did it or link us to photos of your finished pieces in the comments section!