Once deemed the ultimate preppy accessory, headbands are now being worn by all kinds of fashion-minded girls. Ever since Lupita Nyongo turned heads in a chic headband at the Oscars last year, we’ve spotted this sleek and convenient accessory more and more. Take a look at these adorable DIY projects, and get inspired to create your own headband.

7. DIY Twisted Turban Headband

Keep loose hairs out of your face with this twisted turban style headband designed by Style Blogger Jenni Radosevich of I Spy DIY. An old scarf or extra piece of fabric can be easily repurposed into an everyday hair accessory.

6. Nautical Knot Headband

Channel the high seas with this nautical-inspired headband from the blog Presserfoot. If you have a knack for knot tying, this headband is definitely for you. Use strands of rope to weave together a sailor’s knot for the focal point of the headband.

5. Double Strand Lace Headband

To achieve that dreamy, bohemian look, weave your hair into a lace headband like this one from McLaughlin Designs. Talk about the perfect look for a summer wedding!

4. Convertible Necklace Headband

Give an old necklace a new spin by transforming it into a headband. Natalie from the blog Créme De La Craft shows us how to complete this DIY in 5 seconds flat. And the best, part? You can convert the headband back into a necklace whenever you please.

3. Hanging Chains Headband

Let your hair down and accessorize your beachy waves with this headband seen on the style blog Love Maegan. Delicately attach strands of metal chain to a zig zag headband like Maegan, or use your own circular headband.

2. Ruffly Headband

If you’re looking to show off your angelic side, try this DIY headband, created by Rachel, the voice behind the blog Heart of Light. To make this most delicate of accessories, she recommends using thin china silk.

1. 3 Headbands, 3 Ways

Style Blogger Anna Liesemeyer knows that adding accessories to your look is a great way to enhance your summer style. Here, she shows us how to incorporate three breezy headbands into your look.