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My Craft Goals for 2015

My Goals for 2015:

1. Update my goals for 2016 in January of 2016 :)
2. Maximize my crafting time!
3. Keep plugging away at scrapbooking photos!!
4. Learn how to Heat Press!!
5. Have fun!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Blinged up Baseball Cap

I am the Guest Designer today at ShesASassyLady!!  I am also linking to Made It Myself Monday today.  Today I am going to show you how to bling up a baseball cap.  I have 2 boys who play ball right now and we spend a lot of time at games.  I found this denim baseball cap on clearance a while back and thought it would be fun to add some bling to it. 

I normally do not wear hats, and I am not a super-blingy gal.  If you are, you can add more bling than I did to your own cap!!

I started out with a plain cap.  I saw another baseball mom wearing a denim cap with some iron on patches and jewels, but I could not find a patch that I liked.

I made a template of a baseball and punched out holes where the crystals will go.

I taped my template to my cap.

I grabbed my Jolee's Jewel Hotfix Crystal Tool,  Jolee's red crystals and my iRock clear crystals.  I did not see that the red crystals were not hotfix (meaning there is no glue on the back).  I was super disappointed, but tried to make do....

I decided to use all clear crystals.

I did not really like the baseball in all clear.

I was trying to decide whether to buy the right red crystals or Jewelry glue and the glue won!!  I picked off the clear crystals one at a time and replaced them with a red one.

I have to say this was a pain!!!  I really prefer the hotfix ones!!  The crystals did not stick well to the denim.  The glue came out in blobs and when I tried to wipe the excess off, the crystal would slide.

Thank goodness I had the right blue crystals!!!  My oldest plays for the Titans, so I cut a "T" out of Varsit Letter so the inside was 2 inches tall.  I ran it through my Xyron and stuck it to my cap.

I used my Jolee's Jewels to adhere the blue crystals (Tyler's team color) inside the T frame.

I wore my hat to Tanner's T-Ball game today.  Tyler had a double header right after.  Tanner was so excited that I was wearing a T Ball hat ~ at 5 years old it is all about him :0)

Thank you Sheila for the opportunity to share my project on your blog!!


Audrey Frelx said...

Lori, I don't wear caps but I'd wear this one!!! You really snazzed it up! Great job!

P.S. I really would wear yours!!! Don't believe, send it to me... LOL!!!

Lori Comeau said...

Great Project!

Alex said...

this is great ! thanks for the tut!