Those of you interested in getting all crafty with your Christmas party accessories might be interested in the Hello Whimsy Blog article that shows you how to make your own Rodarte Star Hair Pins.
These gorgeous-looking hair fasteners would also make nice Christmas gifts for those of you who like personalized giving.
Hello Whimsy gives easy to follow instructions accompanied with clear pictures that show you how to make some really decorative pieces to adorn your hair with. To create these pretty accessories you only really need some wire, jewels, buttons, barrettes and gold spray paint (or whatever color takes your fancy).
They are relatively easy to create and the only tools you will need are pliers and wire cutters! For step-by-step instructions, check out the Hello Whimsy blog.
I also think the technique could be modified to make some pretty cool Christmas tree decorations too!