DIY Something Blue

Honestly, one of the hardest (believe it or not) ideas I had to come up with was my something blue. Seriously though, there were so many different ideas it was almost ridiculous. Some were simple, and yet some were ornate. So, let’s take a look at some of the best DIY something blue ideas there are out there!

Heels & Soles & Blues:

  • Heels: Ok, for those of you who are wearing blue heels, it’s the perfect solution! Not only are they gorgeous, but they can easily pull double duty! Whether you want Tiffany blue, Navy blue, or Royal blue, either way those shades are perfect!

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  • Soles: There are several different ways to have your something blue on the soles of your heels!

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  • Dipped in Glitter: This is one of my favorite ideas – you can dip your heels in blue glitter! Talk about fantastic!
  • Here’s what you need:
  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Glitter
  • Paintbrushes
  • Scotch Tape
  • Here’s How You Do It:
  • Clean your Shoes
  • Mix your glitter and mod podge
  • paint the shoes
  • let them dry, and voila!

  • Names of Love: This is such a fantastic and sentimental idea! I love this. Have all of your bridesmaids sign the bottom of your shoe.

  • Here’s What You Need:
  • High Heels
  • Blue Permanent Pens (not markers – you need to have a fine point pen so each name doesn’t take up too much room and you don’t have risk of smudges)

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  • Lace Princess Tiara: If you’re going for a princess look, what better way than to top it off with a gorgeous tiara! Want to make it even more fantastic? How about a lace tiara for a little extra pizazz, uniqueness, and vintage appeal? Here’s the how to:
  • Here’s What You Need:
  • Posterboard, 19” long and 4” high
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Tape
  • ½ yard crocheted lace
  • Straight Pin
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Metallic Spray Paint
  • Clear Enamel
  • E6000
  • Scissors
  • Vintage Jewelry (whatever you want to bedazzle it)

  • Here’s How You Do It:

  • Roll the poster board into a 17” circumference. Tape it in place.
  • Wrap the entire tube in plastic so the lace doesn’t stick to the tube, ruining your crown.
  • Grab your lace, wrap it around the tube.
  • Pin the ends together wherever it overlaps
  • Spray the whole crown with your clear enamel. Let it dry before moving onto next step.
  • Once dry, spray it with metallic pain. Let it dry before moving onto next step.
  • Unwrap the lace from the form, then re-wrap around form with painted section facing inwards.
  • Spray it with your clear glaze. Let it dry.
  • Again, spray it with your metallic paint. Let it dry, and then spray it one last time with metallic paint.
  • Once it’s mostly dry, remove the pins, remove it from the form, and allow the crown to dry even longer.
  • Once the crown is completely dry, go ahead and bedazzle it with all of your embellishments! And voila, you’re all done!

  • **For an added touch, make sure your embellishments are blue so you can fulfill your need for “something blue.” These are just a few of my absolute favorite ideas! Now that you have a few ideas and some how-to’s on some great ideas, try ‘em out for yourself and let me know how it went!

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