Blingified! – DIY Strassed Cap

cubs8 It is to my great fortune that both my begats ended up on the Chicago Cubs team for Little League baseball. (The older one in machine pitch and the younger in coach pitch.) I could totally justify buying a Cubs cap and T-shirt to hubby! So, I made my purchases online.

Here’s the “before” picture of the cap from the website. I prefer military style caps over traditional baseball caps because I like the shorter bill. Cute, huh?

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Picture of cap I purchased online

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Close up of Cubs patch – looks sparkly

Here’s what I actually received.

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Actual Cubs cap – Before

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Cubs patch logo – Before

The sequins are quite lack luster and there were weird bald spots on the patch. The hat felt like it fit nicely however I didn’t notice the odd fit on my head until the hubby cheekily asked me, “Are you fighting for the Union? Where’s your musket?” Much to my dismay, I looked like a Civil War reenactment reject.

In an effort to detract from the stove top look, I decided to add the crystals as the hat’s focal point.

Let’s bling this cap!

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