How to make a lace headband

Some days, you just don't have time to do a fancy hairstyle. This doesn't mean, however, that you have to wear a boring ponytail. Hair accessories are a simple way to dress up an otherwise average look. This headband is very boho chic, but the gems give it just the right amount of sparkle.
Although the chevron ribbon gives the headband a playful touch, it can easily be swapped out for a neutral tone to create a more cohesive look. Check out the instructions and video to see how you can make this headband in a few easy steps. Because of its neutral color it is also easy to match with any outfit, so you can throw it on as soon as the glue has set.
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Materials
- Lace
- Scissors
- White elastic band
- Sewing needle
- Thread
- Chevron ribbon
- Hot-glue gun
- Gems
- Tweezers
Instructions
1. Cut off a section of lace using scissors.
2. Cut off a short section of the white elastic band with scissors.
3. Sew one end of the lace and one end of the elastic band together using a needle and thread. Repeat on the other end.
4. Cut off any excess thread.
5. Wrap the chevron ribbon around the portion of the headband where the elastic and lace are sewn together to check for the length needed. Cut off the required length.
6. Wrap the ribbon around the same section of headband as in the previous step and glue it into place using a hot-glue gun.
7. Add four small dots of glue to the lace at the front of the headband and press gems into the glue using tweezers.
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8. Allow the glue to set before wearing.
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