As I was making the Graffiti Rose Hair Clip I blogged about here that I found on The Swell Life blog, I thought about also making a corsage using the same basic principles. As I mulled the idea over, I realized that I could make the Graffiti Rose Hair Clip that I made multifunctional by attaching it to some kind of wrist strap, thereby creating what I’m calling an Urban Corsage. I made a couple of prototypes that I’m giving to my friends Lauren and Adrienne. After making them, I realized how I could make them better, although what I came up with is pretty spectacular, if I do say so myself!
This is what the Graffiti Rose Urban Corsage looks like on my wrist.:
Here is how it’s attached…by wrapping a ribbon that’s sewn on around a button:
The hair clip is what keeps it on:
And here’s the label I made using bias tape, transfer paper, my computer, and iron:
I’m pretty pleased with how this turned out, and I like the concept. I’m thinking about other ways that the wrist band can be made and other uses for it.
As a reminder, here’s how the hair clip looks in my hair: