DIY: a garden hat you'll love wearing

With fresh and dried flowers
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Are you working in the garden? Or are you lying on your daybed reading a book in the sun? Before you know it, you might get sunburned or - even worse - get a sunstroke. A sun hat on your head makes all the difference, but one that seems straight out of a romantic country movie. Luckily, you can easily make one yourself.

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you will need

  • A garden or sun hat
  • A ribbon
  • Needle and thread or glue gun
  • Florist tape
  • Daisies
  • Asclepias
  • Dried coloured roses
  • Coloured lunaria
  • Bleached and coloured phalaris
  • Craspedia
  • Mimosa


Tie the ribbon around the hat and put a nice bow on it. The colour and thickness of the ribbon is completely up to you. We chose a narrow ribbon in the colour yellow ochre. To make sure it stays in place, you can attach the ribbon with needle and thread or with a glue gun.

Start with the dried flowers. You can tie the dried flowers in small bunches and fix them between the ribbon and the hat. For extra security, you can also tie them with florist's tape or needle and thread. Work in circles until you are satisfied. Then add the fresh flowers. Your sun hat is ready - now all we have to do is wait for the sun to shine.

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