DIY Wedding Belt

I spent months looking for the right wedding belt.  I ended up making my own.

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I absolutely loved the back of my dress…the keyhole back…the button details…everything about it really.  When I was trying it on, I tried on a sparkly sash with it.  I really liked how the sash broke up all of the lace on my dress, but I didn’t like the idea of a giant bow covering up the back details.  I also didn’t like the $300 price tag on most of the sashes.  For months I looked for a small, sparkly belt that WAS NOT a sash and had diamond-looking stones all the way around it.  I couldn’t find anything.  Next I started hitting up my typical craft stores looking for trim to make my own belt.  I struck out there, too.  Finally I found shinetrim.com.  This website has many rhinestone bands for a fraction of the cost of the sashes.  I purchased a yard of rhinestone band (so I had extra in case I messed up) and a rhinestone clasp to go in front.  I simply cut the band to fit my waist and sewed it to the clasp.  It was super easy and gave the exact look that I wanted.

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