32 DIY Prom Accessories That Will Make You The Coolest Kid In School

    Chances are, you don't have an unlimited budget to buy designer duds for your special night. Here are some cool and unexpected ways to add a personal touch and stand out from the sea of satin and chiffon.

    1. Replace flowers with succulents in your corsages.

    2. Instead of a handkerchief, tuck some feathers into a jacket pocket.

    3. Channel posi vibes with crystal boutonnieres.

    4. Tie flowers to your wrist with a ribbon.

    5. Make your tiara out of pom-poms.

    6. Make a free-form wire-and-bead tiara.

    7. Learn how to turn a fashion-backward fat tie into a fashion-forward skinny tie.

    8. Cut out shiny leather triangles and sew them together to create this modern goddess headpiece.

    9. You're still allowed to wear a crown even if you're not prom queen.

    10. For a sleek hair accessory, repurpose a plumbing ring into a ponytail holder.

    11. Create this elegant tiara made from wax.

    12. You CAN make an awesome tiara out of pipe cleaners.

    13. For a more bohemian look, this sequined headpiece only costs $6 to make.

    14. Use mini binder clips as architectural cuff links.

    15. Dress up a plain dress with a metallic knotted belt.

    16. Cover a memo folder in the fabric of your choice to make a simple clutch.

    17. Repurpose a mesh bag to create a no-sew sequined clutch.

    18. If you're actually adept at sewing...

    19. Dress up an existing clutch with glitter decals.

    20. Easily fake a bow tie.

    21. Or make a real one.

    22. Did you know that suspenders are the new beards?

    23. Make a crystal cuff bracelet.

    24. Paint over a gold cuff with colors that match your dress.

    25. Make a chunky rhinestone bracelet.

    26. Make a geometric gold necklace.

    27. Create a chunky statement choker that will go amazingly with your Little Black Dress.

    28. Dip-dye a pair of ballet flats.

    29. Cap-toe your shoes.

    30. Make sequin shoe clips.

    31. Bead your heels.

    32. Paint the hem of a light-colored dress.