Once I settled on a unicorn party for Celine, I knew I wanted to make unicorn horns for the kids. After checking Pinterest, it seemed like an easy enough craft, and it ended up costing less than $30 total for all of them. I bought a bunch of felt at Jo-Ann and headbands off of Amazon and got to work!
First, I had to construct the horns. I had leftover poly stuffing from Michael’s Halloween costume in 2015 so I used that to fill them. I cut out the shape, rolled it up, hot glued the end, stuffed the horn, and hot glued the felt circle to the bottom to seal it all up. I made mostly white horns but made some black ones as well for the boys. Luckily Michael was binge-watching all five seasons of Homeland to catch up before the current season so I could half pay attention to catch up while making these.
I then wrapped gold cord around the horn and hot glued it to the headband. After cutting out the ear shapes, I hot glued those to the headband as well.
Then it was time to make the felt flowers. I found a few different styles on Pinterest and got to cutting. I ended up using 2-3 sheets of felt per color, which made for a lot of flowers.
I arranged the felt flowers in groupings I thought would work on the headbands and started gluing.
I didn’t really think about it, but the flowers ideally needed to sit completely above the headband so they wouldn’t hit your head and prevent the headband from lying flat. Oh well…I think they look great!
For the boys I just cut out star shapes in blues and hot glued them on. Also very cute!