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Decorate Headband with Collage Clay & Beads

headband makeover with clay charm beads

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Decorate Headband with Collage Clay & Beads

I had a wonderful experience of Crafting with Kids, It was so fun! I enjoyed a lot & feel pleasure while crafting, My Niece is about 7 years old & she loves crafting, I thought to craft with her this time again! my niece have some pretty hair & she likes hair accessories, So the first thing in my mind before finalizing , was to try something for her hairs.

As I received some crafty goodies from Amy last month, So there I got mod podge Collage clay in pink, my niece loves pink. She was working on, I just assist her. She is genius & good in giving me her ideas about decorating this headband.

See what my niece & I have done with a plain headband.

Decorate Headband with Collage Clay & Beads

headband makeover with clay charm beads

headband makeover with clay charm beads

Collage clay is an interesting product to work with, Do you remember the previous post in which I admit about my Craft Fail..?

How To Design a headband with collage clay & Charms ;

headband makeover with clay charm beads

material for headband makeover with clay charm beads

For making a designed headband, you will need to have ;

1-A plain headband, 2-Mod podge collage clay, 3-ceramic charms, 4-glitter, (And specially a sweet baby girl of 7 year old who will be making this!! haha)

Gather the craft supplies and start working on, its easy and nice! have a look at the steps of its making!

headband makeover with clay charm beads

how to design headband makeover with clay charm beads

Spread the collage clay on the surface of headband and then fix the charms & beads over it. in this above pic, my niece is happily working on. it was a bit difficult for her to handle the headband but I helped her while she fixed the little thingies over it carefully..

When it was all set, then I take a paper towel and remove the extra clay from the sides.

What Is Collage Clay..?

People who haven’t yet tried working with collage clay yet, they will may be curious to know, So I should be telling you in few words..

Collage clay is a very soft & fluffy paste which seems like foam, when it dries it sets strongly over the space where its pasted, you can decorate any gadget casing with the same way as I am decorating the headband.

headband makeover with clay charm beads

crafting with kids

My niece was working on this collage clay but she was not doing this alone, I was helping her totally..because on the collage clay product, it was simply written over the pack  “Not for use by children under 8 years old” as my niece is 7 years old but I think if you are assisting your kids while crafting with collage clay then its fine, otherwise you should be careful while working with collage clay crafts….Working with designed tip was difficult for my niece as she has little hands, so I remove that & she work directly from the packing

headband makeover with clay charm beads

headband makeover with clay charm beads

Glitter It..

Yeah..As its setting and fixing, I sprinkle some glitter over it.. and I use my finger tips to set over it nicely, Later I pour some Mod Podge Dimensional Magic on it.. so the glitter will not be falling off..

headband makeover with clay charm beads

love glitter crafts

I choose purple color of glitter, I love Glitter seriously.

headband makeover with clay charm beads

headband makeover with clay charm beads

I am in a habit of sharing sneak peeks of my work at my social networks, so may be you have had a look over at this above image at my facebook or instagram? I like seeing people curious to know about what I am going to do next. Engaged readership is the best, isn’t it?

Lesson Learned ;

There are always elders around to teach us something but when we learn from kids, it means we are learning something with a different be sure to get their point. I learn one basic thing while crafting with my niece.. my niece was very patient about getting this craft dry totally.

I hope you enjoyed crafty creation by my niece & me! You can also have a look at my previous headbands Tutorials here.

Have a Great day my crafty people!

Khadija ~

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I am Khadija Kiran, A girl blogger, content creator & digital marketer. I started this blog in 2010. It's pleasure sharing interesting stuff related art, fashion, food and lifestyle. You can enjoy my 350+ DIYs on this blog. I also sell my handmade art work. Stay tuned to see more!



  1. sadee

    September 5, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Woww how do you manage to collect such beautiful tiny things. Im so lazy to do such creative things

  2. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 5, 2014 at 11:02 am

    Thanks Sadia, Actually I have a separate box in which I save all the tiny charms etc, but sometimes when I am in need of a single piece, I never found quickly..haha..Lazy to me bhi buhat hun yar ;P but manage krny ki bat hoti hy sari :)

  3. pitavola

    September 5, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    una creacion preciosa llena de dulzura y femeneidad

  4. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 5, 2014 at 4:51 pm

    Thank you was fun!


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  6. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 6, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    Hello Maria.. Thanks for visiting and appreciating :)

  7. oksana

    September 8, 2014 at 2:14 am

    The headband turned out beautifully! I love the little doll and beads! Your niece is very talented — just like you. Great job!

  8. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 8, 2014 at 10:16 am

    haha.. yes may be! thanks for appreciating us both auntie & nice of you!

  9. sana

    September 9, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    u r sooo creative MA .. love ur work ..
    guess who i m ;)

  10. mitz icuri

    September 9, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    How cute! Your niece must love her creation. I’ve never heard of collage clay before…..I’m thinking I might need some!

    Thanks for linking up to Make It Monday, our new link party!

  11. Tamara@Etcetorize

    September 9, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    Thus is a great use for collage clay! Thanks so much for sharing

  12. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    Thanks a lot dear sana, and How I can forget this pretty girl blogger from my very own city :)

  13. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 9, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    Yeah she loved it a lot, And collage clay is fun, go grab some for your crafts ;) thanks for appreciating!

  14. Dr Sonia S V

    September 10, 2014 at 2:20 am

    WOW Collage clay looks so interesting. Thank you for introducing a new to me product Khadija and yippee you removed the word verification!!

  15. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 10, 2014 at 7:55 am

    Dr Sonia;
    Yeah its really a fun product to try in your crafts, sure give it a try! I am glad to know that my follower & friends can comment me now! finally the comment form issue solved! yeahhh :)

  16. Donna Wilkes

    September 10, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    So glad to hear of this collage clay. I often make dimensional pieces and need something to set them in to stay. Thank you for sharing this cute headband with Make It Monday.

  17. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 11, 2014 at 8:03 am

    Thanks, I hope it will be helping you more! I enjoy working with it..

  18. Jann Olson

    September 15, 2014 at 4:10 am

    This is so cute and i love that your niece was able to do most of it! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  19. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 15, 2014 at 7:53 am

    Thank you, she enjoy doing this cute activity :)

  20. Debi @ Adorned From Above

    September 16, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Thanks for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  21. vikawish

    September 17, 2014 at 7:16 am

    Очень красивый ободок получился! Спасибо за участие в <

  22. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 17, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Thanks Debi :)

  23. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 19, 2014 at 7:55 am

    Thank you for appreciating!

  24. Simple Nature Decor

    September 24, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    I want to feature your head band on Fabulous Friday this week but i need an image can you send me one. thanks Maria

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