Upgrade a Basic Summer Straw Hat With These 3 Easy Style DIY Projects
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Upgrade a Basic Summer Straw Hat With These 3 Easy Style DIY Projects

Helloooo, Summer! Bring on the glamping tripsadult Capri Suns and straw hats! Whether you’re rocking a classic ’90s one-piece at the beach or shimmying in your ombre sundress, you’ll need a floppy straw hat to top off your summer outfit. Last year we brought you four ways to update a plain old straw hat, but if you’re looking for something new, here we have three easy DIYs to take any straw hat to the next level of cuteness.

SEQUIN SAYING HAT

We saw this awesome Eugenia Kim BUNNY sunhat online but balked at the $455 price tag. We’re showing you how to copycat that hat with this budget-friendly DIY for under $20.

Materials:

— floppy straw hat (We got ours at H&M)

— sequin ribbon

— hot glue gun

— scissors

Instructions:

1. Write out your phrase with the ribbon along the brim of the hat. I made my hat say “Summer Lovin’,” but here are some other phrases that’ll suit a summer straw hat:

— Paradise

— Just Keep Swimmin’

— Aloha

— Make Waves

2. Use hot glue to attach the sequin ribbon to the hat.

Write out your phrase with the ribbon along the brim of the hat. Use hot glue to attach the sequin ribbon to the hat

Summer lovin’, havin’ a blaaast!

DAISY STRAW HAT

Materials:

— 
floppy straw hat (For this DIY, a canvas-like texture hat may work best. We got this one at H&M)

— white and yellow fabric paint

— paint brushes

— scissors

Instructions:

1. Remove any trim from the hat.

2. Paint the top of the hat yellow.

3. Paint white petals along the brim of the hat.

Remove any trim from the hat. Paint the top of the hat yellow. Paint white petals along the brim of the hat.

Next steps: Make a flower bike basket to match your adorable daisy hat!

BOLD STRIPES HAT

Materials:

— floppy straw hat (This time, a hat with circular “ridges” along the brim would work best. We got this hat from Forever 21)

— fabric paint

— paint brushes

— scissors

Instructions:

1. Remove any trim from the hat.

2. Paint stripes around the brim of the hat and continue to the top of the hat.

Remove any trim from the hat. Paint stripes around the brim of the hat and continue to the top of the hat.

Love love love!

They all look so good together!

Hey there!

Hats off to summer!

Which DIY hat did you decide to do? Share your photos with us on Instagram using the hashtag #iamcreative and tag @BritandCo. Need even more summer accessories inspiration? Head to Pinterest STAT.

DIY Production + Styling: Irene Lee

Photography: Kurt Andre + Chris Andre

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