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Crack open and up, wearing this red, orange, and hot pink painted hat upcycled from kitchen trash. A flower bouquet made from egg carton cups, crowns a berry carton painted to look as if it's dripping with egg whites. A wide satin headband makes the whimsical fascinator easy to remove when getting in your car. It is fixed at a dramatic angle so a perfectly coiffed crowning is assured, even without the aid of a mirror. 

Hot Pink Flower Bouquet Upcycled Painted Hat

SKU: hatbryegg3
$350.00Price
  • The painted egg carton flowers and leaves, the berry carton base, and the toilet paper roll used to fix this whimsical painted fascinator to the wide hot pink headband, are all made of repurposed pulped paper... trash that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill.  All are painted with acrylic or enamel paints, are lacquered, and are water-resistant.* The flowers are layered with various combinations of orange, red, and hot pink paint. They have metallic copper highlights and glossy or metallic paint centers. The leaves are neon chartreuse green. The base is a layering of red and hot pink dripping with white paint that looks like egg whites. The interior is aqua.

    The headband is new.

     

    • one of a kind 
    • whimsical painted fascinator hat
    • approximately 6" tall, from the base of the berry carton to the top of the flower bouquet.
    • one size, easy on/off, 1 3/4" wide headband 
    • upcycled materials (read above)
    • a wearable "culinary" art hat sculpture for a goddess embracing the wacky feminine. 
    • perfect for Easter, derby days, birthday & themed costume parties, holiday gatherings, festivals & parades, and theatrical & musical performances
    • artist signed label
    • Handmade in Asheville North Carolina, home of warriors of joy
    • read stories about painted hats
    • from my upcycled hats  at Touch of Ridiculous
    • No Returns

     

    Care:

    Hold both sides of the headband to put on and take off. When holding otherwise, it is best to hold it by the berry carton rather than the headband.*

     

    While this hat is lacquered and water-resistant, it is not necessarily waterproof. Remove and cover it if caught in the rain or when near misters. If it does get wet, gently shake off water droplets, pat with a tea towel, and set it in the sunshine or in front of a fan to dry.

     

    Styling Ideas:

    Looks great alone or over a colorful wig or a feathered cap

    Keep the silly look simple with a white, pink, red or black cocktail dress or pantsuit.
     

    For more dramatic occasions, pair it up with one of my upcycled festival skirts or a piece of upcycled jewelry

    Peruse what is currently available in my SHOP, where the rest of my wearable art accessories are organized by color, and let your imagination run wild.

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