Paper DIY Kentucky Derby HatDIY Kentucky Derby HatI have a theory that we all have something we are really good at. For some it might be delicious cooking, or being really good at business and even being an amazing mother. . . for me it is simply taking a flat piece of paper and making a 3-D object. I am really good at it. Some of you may be familiar with my art project I call Papier Couture, which was my super fun fashion line of paper sculpted dresses a few years back. Now I use my knack to create the paper flowers I share with you here on this website. And boy am I excited to share this DIY Kentucky Derby hat with you.

What does this paper crafter do when she is invited to go to a Kentucky Derby Party where there is a prize for the largest hat? Well of course. . . she sculpts one out of paper! I was very lucky that on Friday night when I began this project (to wear Saturday) I had just finished a guest post using a dozen paper orchids. They made the perfect decor for my over-sized bonnet. Needless to say the hat was a hit at the event. It became the unofficial event photo prop as many ladies snapped their picture while wearing my unusual art. Oh what joy it was to share my DIY Kentucky Derby hat! Cheers ~ Lia

DIY Kentucky Derby Hat