An Easter headband

After distressing my first-born with an over-the-top bonnet last year, I decided to take a minimalist approach for 2012.

I found this headband form at my local craft shop, covered it in some vintage fabric that I think looks delightfully like a grassy, flowery field. Then made a bit of cardboard banner and glued two little chicks on.

You should have seen the relief on aforesaid daughter’s face when I showed it to her. I had discussed it with her beforehand and we had decided on 2 chicks rather than 4,000 but I could still see she was happy that it was, as promised, relatively understated.

PS: The bunny poo  – which came from here  –

went down a treat and I think I’ve avoided a caning by the headmaster.  Bit of a pity really.

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