Disney Book Group sent me a copy to check out and is partnering with me for a giveaway!
Cast a spell this Halloween with this fun and easy DIY Maleficent Felt Headband, the perfect dress-up accessory for kids of ALL ages, inspired by Disney Book Group's latest release, Heart of the Moors, from New York Times bestselling author Holly Black.
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Heart of the Moors is a captivating original novel set between Disney's Maleficent and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, in which newly queened Aurora struggles to be the best leader to both the humans and Fair Folk under her reign; her beau, Prince Phillip, longs to get to know Aurora and her kingdom better; and Maleficent has trouble letting go of the past.
Grab your family and friends and get ready to create your own Maleficent headband. Plus, enter to win a copy of Heart of the Moors, plus a Maleficent top below.
Maleficent Felt Headband
- PATTERNS – (Download here)
- Craft Felt Sheets – Black, Orchid and Neon Green
- Headband – Black, Wide
- Rhinestones – Bright Green
- Permanent Marker – Fine Tip
- Stabilo Aquarellable Pencil – White
- Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Download, print and cut out the PATTERNS. Lay headband over the top of paper pattern and trace the arch to match.
Trace two Maleficent horn patterns onto the sheet of black craft felt with a white chalk pencil and then cut out. TIP: Cut all patterns out inside the traced lines to create a clean finished project.
Starting at the top point of both horns, carefully attach two patterns together, leaving a 2” section open at the base.
Attach the base of the horn pattern to the front and then to the back of the headband with a glue gun.
Here is a detail of the gluing process.
Carefully attach the right and then the left sides of the horn pattern to the top edge of the headband with the glue gun.
Trace and cut out Maleficent bow patterns from orchid and neon green craft felt sheet.
To create the bow, attach right and left ends of orchid felt shape to center and then secure with the glue gun. Adhere neon green bow tails to bottom of the bow with the glue gun.
Flip the bow over and attach one large and several small bright green rhinestones to center in a circular pattern.
To finish, attach the bow to the headband with the glue gun.
This quick and easy Maleficent Felt Headband is a great project to create with tween and teen girls in just about 30 minutes.
Disney Books Heart of the Moors Giveaway
Cast a spell with this stylish prize pack! One (1) winner receives a copy of Heart of the Moors, plus a Maleficent top.
Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by Disney Book Group.
About the Author
Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy novels for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tales, The Curse Workers, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, The Darkest Part of the Forest, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), The Cruel Prince and the #1 New York Times Bestselling sequel, The Wicked King.
She has been a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. She lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door.