DIY Flower Sunglasses- #MakeitinMay


Boom bang bang it’s day 5 of #MakeitinMay and I am absolutely thrilled to share this DIY with you. These flower sunglasses first made their way onto my fashion radar when Kendall Jenner rocked them for Coachella this year. Umm hello!!

 [credit to owner]

I knew I had to make a pair of my own but the thing is, I live in Trinidad and we don’t have an amazing craft store like the famous Michaels so it’s pretty hard to find the things I need 99% of the time when I’m doing DIYs.

Like this one.

The ideal item for this project would be rose cabochons [ikr such a fancy name] which are basically the little 3D roses that you see on studs.

rose

[credit to owner]

I couldn’t seem to find those anywhere and I really wasn’t about to order them online since it probably won’t have gotten here on time. So what do I do?

Go on a mission ofc! To find something that looks just as similar or that can fulfil the same purpose.

So I settled on plastic flower trim that you can find in a fabric store most likely [Trinidad: Uniforms, Trincity Mall ~$12.00/ yard] Since it sells by the yard [it’s like a really long chain] so as you will see, I cut out the individual flowers and used them to make my Kendall Jenner inspired sunnies.

Would you believe all I have on is lipstick. Good thing for my sunnies to hide my eyes!

Would you believe all I have on is lipstick. Good thing for my sunnies to hide my eyes!

I love how they turned out and tbh I would totally rock these bad boys at the beach- or whenever I feel like rockin’ them.

For this project you will need:

– sunglasses [Trinidad: WW $25]

– rose cabochons [lucky you] or for unfortunate souls like us, plastic flower trim.

– glue gun

– scissors [if you’re using trim]

Plastic flower trim actually does the job pretty well I'd say!

Plastic flower trim actually does the job pretty well I’d say!

I know this seems like such a bold look and that’s because it IS. But right now it’s definitely a huge trend and you should totally try it out and have fun with it.

I hope you enjoy today’s #MakeitinMay video/post and I can’t wait to share the next one with you! Be sure to tweet me or instagram me with the #MakeitinMay so I can see your lovely DIYs from this series!

Happy DIYing!

Roxy!

 

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