Top 10 DIY Festival Accessories

Festival season has officially begun and obviously that means it’s time to start prepping our spring and summer wardrobes. While you’re sifting through your closet, pull out those older pieces in need of some love and enhance your festival look with some upcycled and DIY projects! We have collected our favorites – get ready to be inspired!

1. DIY Gladiator Sandals

a pare and a spare

Inspired by Alexander Wang gladiator sandals, this tutorial incorporates an existing pair of sandals with a few DIY materials. Who knew it would be so easy to make such stylish sandals?

2. DIY Bleach Fringe Crop Top

Can Can Dancer

Fringed crop tops just scream festivals but you can make yours a little more unique by using bleach to create various patterns. This tutorial created a leopard print pattern (always a winner!) but you could use any intricate design you wanted!

3. DIY Kimono from Scarf

The Wonder Forest

A good kimono can go a long way to enhance your look. This tutorial teaches you how to upcycle an old scarf and turn it into a stylish kimono!

4. DIY Tribal Tassel Necklace

Made Up Style

Upcycle an old necklace or costume jewelry and bring it back into your wardrobe! Adding some embroidery thread will take that outdated necklace and give new life.

5. DIY Fancy Boho Boots


We love the idea of upcycling boots to make them more boho chic! We’d also recommend using this technique on rain boots so you can stay both dry and fashionable while splashing in puddles.

6. Gypsy Chain Headband

Breanna Rose

Chain headbands are the perfect festival accessory. They are incredibly stylish, light and this DIY tutorial uses your old necklaces – major win-win!

7. Boho Tassel Crochet Bag

Persia Lou

This crochet bag just screams festival and the tutorial includes a free pattern as well! Now is definitely the time to take up crocheting…

8. Leather Wrap Bracelet


There is just something about making your own jewelry that is incredibly satisfying. Start with this great bracelet tutorial and cover your body with your own art!

9. DIY Tie-Dye Cover-Up

Adventures of A Middle Sister

This was originally made as a bathing suit cover up but it could also be worn as a shirt or made into a longer dress. It’s a great way to beat the heat as you dance to your favorite band in the sunshine!

10. Boho Feather Crown DIY

The Wonder Forest

If you really want to stand out with your style during festival season, this is the project for you. Wow the crowds with this bold crown!


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