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DIY Tropigoth HeadBand: Knurly Crafts

Surprise! It may not be summer anymore, however, I figured I would post this tutorial in the spirit of Halloween. I picked up these knarly pineapple decorations from a thrift store. They’re made of a rubbery material and are more suited for home decor, but I couldn’t help myself. Initially I was going to have a two-pineapple headband, almost like wearing cat-ears or puff balls. However, it was too overwhelming, even for me, so I decided to make two separate headbands.

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DIY…GOOGLY EYE TIGHTS?

Some of you loving readers may remember: the googly eyes mask. Dun dun dun!

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But we’re past that now. It’s time to evolve. Now, I must give credit where credit is due – except I have no idea where credit is due! Who started the embellished tights trend? I know there’s plenty of etsy sellers with stunning, over-the-top embellished tights. Lirika Matoshi, in particular, is well-known for their embellished tights. However, we won’t be doing anything that fancy today. No, my goal is much simpler and much more focused: we must create googly eye tights.


GOOGLY EYE TIGHTS: A NON-TUTORIAL

If you clicked on this thinking it would be anything more than me telling you to stick some googly eyes of a pair of fishnets, I’m sorry to disappoint you. That’s exactly what I did.

TIP: USE A PIECE OF CARDBOARD, DON’T be lazy like me and use a left-over amazon mailer.

Also, I’d recommend something like E-6000 Glue. However, I used this “Shoe Goo” because in my delirium, I thought it was my E-600 glue. Turns out I don’t have any E-6000. Shoe Goo worked anyway.

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The Googly Eye Mask & what to do with old projects?

Yes it’s true, she didn’t have the most glamorous upbringing. It was a random summer day (was it summer? I can’t remember) and my friends and I, bored out of or suburbian minds, wandered into a Micheal’s craft store. As soon as we meandered into the kids section I knew what I had to do. […]