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katiekaboom
« on: September 30, 2007 01:40:10 PM »

I made this headband with strips from the Sunday morning comics. There is one strip for each comic. Marmaduke ended up with two (opps)! Anyways, I <3 it very much! Do you?







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« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2007 01:46:40 PM »

Adorable!

If it wouldn't be too much of a hassle, could you explain how you made it?
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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2007 01:48:01 PM »

I LOVE it! Yes, a tut would be very much appreciated!
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2007 01:49:07 PM »

I second that! It is sooo awesome, I would wear this 24-seven if I could, I lllloooovvvveeee comics, except only the newspaper type and Garfield style stuff, no superheros...
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2007 01:55:24 PM »

That is sweet!!

How do you protect the comics from damp hair or hair products? Is it lacquered or something?
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2007 01:57:56 PM »

Thanks guys!

It is pretty easy to make. I just striped off the fabric of one of my old headbands and was careful to save the part that keeps it from hurting your head. Then I cut strips of paper from the comics and mod podged them onto the headband. Coat it with modpodge several times to make sure it is sealed then spray with Krylon crystal clear gloss. From what i have tested with bracelets, etc. this makes it pretty much water proof. Next I hot glued the piece I saved onto the headband and that's it.
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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2007 02:10:14 PM »

Awesome! I'll see if I can give something like this a go sometime!
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« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2007 02:24:57 PM »

another good idea to keep it waterproof is to maybe use that sticky plastic material...you know, the stuff thats used to cover books?

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« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2007 02:36:01 PM »

dropoffradar - That's a good idea but the Krylon spray is basically water proof I think you would literally have to soak the object in water for hours and then deliberately try to mess it up.  Grin I know this cause i coated a bracelet several times then decided I didn't like it and tried to take it off. It didn't work. Plus the Krylon spray makes it super shiny and smooth!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2007 03:46:30 PM »

oh my goodness, i love it!
and thanks so very much for explaining how you made it. i think i will have to try to make one myself sometime!
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