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How To Make The Kentucky Derby Hat Of Your Dreams

Just because you're not at the Derby doesn't mean you can't dress up and day drink.

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So we decided to get in on the action. We poured ourselves a mint julep (okay, several) and got to work!

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We might not have tickets to the real dog and pony show, but that doesn't mean we can't wear weird things on our head and get day drunk!

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Rachel's hat plays on the historical nature of horse racing and the child-like wonder of playful competition.

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This felted fascinator was made with a paper plate expertly perched on a headband. The wooden horse and her trophy were glued right on top.

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