DIY Cowgirl Summer Bonnet

Looking for a way to add style to any outfit while also providing sun protection for your skin? Look no further than this adorable cowgirl summer bonnet!

summer bonnet diy

supplies needed for THE sUMMER BONNET

  • craft paint—acrylic or Latex(I prefer Valspar latex samples from Lowe’s)
  • a straw hat of your choosing (I will show a few examples)
  • a mason jar lid ring
  • coordinating 1″x 27″ strip of fabric or ribbon
  • 2″x 27″ strip of coordinating fabric or ribbon
  • 1/2″x 27″ strip of coordinating fabric or ribbon
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • makeup sponge
  • kitchen sponge
  • any bling embellishments
  • Jute wrapped wire.

how to make a SUMMER BONNET

complete STEP by STep video tutorial is inside southern crush creative club vip membership here.

This project was crafted by Celebrity Crafter: Nichole Laliberte 
Celebrity Crafter’s Blog: Cowgirls and Spurs

What embellishments can i use?

A good bling embellishment is what makes this project extra fun! Here are some ideas you can use to jazz up your summer bonnet.

  • vintage brooch
  • earrings
  • faux pearl
  • faux flowers


summer bonnet diy pin


I especially love this project because it’s just so functional and FUN!

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There are so many ways you can make this summer bonnet your own! I can’t wait to see how yours turns out.

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