Feathers and Bling: A Wedding Fascinator

I’m in a hair-accessory phase right now. For some reason, I can’t get enough of barrettes, bobby pins, and hair bling. And the most fabulous and epic of all hair accessories can be found at a wedding. Who doesn’t love a bit of drama in a bride’s hairstyle?

Oftentimes, when the words “wedding” or “bride” are attached to something, the price of that object can skyrocket. Creating this simple feathered fascinator is not only simple, but it’s also easy on the budget. You can create this little bit of hair glamour for under $10!

DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed-1Supplies needed to make your own wedding fascinator:



DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed- Suburble.comThe feathered hair clip is lightweight and features thin white strands of ostrich feathers that reach from the center of the clip.

DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed-Suburble.com (1 of 1)I wanted the feathers to all travel towards the back of my head, instead of the starburst-style they currently had.

I slipped a small clear elastic over the top of the clip and the feathers, bending them back over themselves and creating a curve. This pointed the feathers all into the same direction, while also making a little “nest” for the pendant.

DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed-Suburble.com (1 of 1)I removed the jump ring from the pendant and then hot-glued it to the little feather nest. It’s important to be sure that you’re gluing the pendant to the clip itself, and not just the feathers. You want this to be a secure hold.

DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed-Suburble.com (1 of 1)And here she is! A little touch of flash for a blushing bride.

DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed-Suburble.com (1 of 1)Consider the weight and size of the pendant when you’re creating your fascinator. I found that an extra bobby pin was necessary to secure the clip to my super-slippery hair.

(I think smaller pendants and trimmed feathers would look so darling on a flower girl. And what about coloured feathers for grad and prom?)

DIY-wedding-fascinator-Crafts-Unleashed-2This is a quick and easy project that has big impact. Don’t feel like you have to pay “wedding dollars” to achieve a look.

Make it yourself!

About Tara

Tara is the creator, writer, and flurry of chaos behind her blog, Suburble. Her blog focuses on making a home (emphasis on "making!"), but not forgetting to have a laugh in the process. Her partners-in-crime, her two little girls, are often beside her when it's time to get creative. A mug of tea, good friends, and a project (or three) are all this girl needs. Join the gang at Suburble and see what we're up to!


  1. Kirsten says

    You are so gorgeous! I love this wedding hair accessory – absolutely beautiful. I had no idea something like this would be so simple to make – and so cheap!


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