DIY Rainbow Sun Hat!

Hey All!

Each summer I throw together a fun DIY sun hat and this years hat is of course a DIY Rainbow Sun Hat! Since we’ve been obsessed with all things rainbow and unicorns these days, we figured it would be the perfect hat for all my fellow rainbow queens out there. It’s super easy to make and it even has some rainbow #patchgame going on! Summer is still in full affect and I’m taking every chance I get to soak up that Summer sun with my colorful sun hat! Check out how to make it!

Here is what you’ll need to make it!

  • White Sun Hat
  • Purple, Blue, Pink, Orange and Yellow Craft Paint
  • 6 Paint Brushes
  • ModPodge
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • This Rainbow Club patch set

First you paint your sun hat using one color at a time. I counted out the ridges in the hat to see how wide I wanted each ring of color to be.

Each ring of color is about 5 ridges of the hat wide. You carefully paint each color in a circle going around the hat. Try to make sure you stay within that 5 ridge width or your rings will be too wide. I used a different paint brush for each color, so I didn’t have to waste time cleaning a brush to use the next color.

Paint each color on and leave yellow for the last color. You always want to leave the brightest or lightest color last, so the darker colors don’t mess it up. Make sure you’re painting on a surface you can throw away after like some paper towels, as the paint will seep through the hat.

I painted the head top part of the hat entirely yellow and then let the whole hat dry completely. I let mine dry over night, but it should just take a few hours to dry.

Once the hat is completely dry, I placed a thin layer of ModPodge onto the hat to make it a bit water proof and to seal on the colors. I let the ModPodge layer dry completely.

Lastly, I hot glued the rainbow to the top of the hat to complete the hat. I was going to put the rainbow club patch on it as well, but my hubby thought it would be too much. So I didn’t do it! You can decide to put it on or not. Either way would look cute in my opinion!

And that’s it! You’ll have yourself a fabulous rainbow sun hat to sit on your rainbow throne with and soak up the summer sun!

There is still plenty of Summer days ahead, so make yourself a rainbow sun hat and get out and have some fun in the sun!

If you make this hat be sure to tag me @BriteandBubbly and use hashtag #BubblySquad so I can see how fab you look in our rainbow sun hat!

You can find more fun DIY’s HERE!