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Learn to make your own hair wraps for summer

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

Hair wraps are a fun way to add to your summer style, and making them yourself is easier than you might think. All you need is some embroidery floss and a few pretty charms to get started.

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

Supplies:

  • 2 or more colors of embroidery floss
  • Small hair elastic
  • Scissors
  • Beads
  • Charms

Directions:

1. Braid the hair

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

Braid a small section of hair and secure the end of the braid with a small hair elastic.

2. Cut the embroidery floss

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

Cut four strands of embroidery floss so that they are approximately four times the length of the braid. Tie the embroidery floss in a knot at the top of the braid.

3. Wrap around the braid

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

Choose one color of the embroidery floss to start wrapping with. Grab both strands of that color and wrap around the braid and the other strands of embroidery floss.

4. Switch colors

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

To switch colors, pull out two strands of a different color, and begin wrapping it around the braid and all of the other strands of embroidery floss.

5. Add embellishments

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

As you wrap the hair, you will be able to add beads or charms by sliding them on to one of the strands of embroidery floss, then just keep wrapping as usual.

6. Tie the ends

Add a little flair to your summer hairstyle

When you reach the end of the braid, tie the strands of embroidery floss in a knot and trim any excess to finish off your hair wrap.

More summer craft ideas

Fun flip-flop crafts for kids
Fun summer ice cube crafts for kids
Easy crafts for kids for outdoor fun

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