Hat Attack #14

September 1st, 2014


Recently The SC received a gift from dear friends Lonnie and Terry.   When I laid eyes upon this whimsical piece, I thought immediately that it was nothing less than a charm bracelet for the head.

Lonnie is a brilliant artist and creative HERE and HERE.  Equally talented, Terry is a huge fan of estate sales.  Along with another friend, we had a booth in an antique market years ago.  I’m grateful to have friends who know how much I would enjoy this handmade adornment for the head.


Each “charm” has been stitched unto its base of felt with playful thoughtfulness.


Photos by Daniel

Now I’m asking you to charm me with your headwear!

I’m taking my whimsical headwear over to Sacramento’s Share-in-Style at Mis Papelicos HERE.  She never fails to dazzle with her creative ensembles.

Please display your hat, headwrap, headpiece, fascinator, hair flower, headband or other adornment for your head that you adore, give The SC a SEPTEMBER HAT ATTACK and kindly link to Style Crone somewhere in your post.  Can’t wait to see the beautiful contributions that you share throughout the next week. Participation will be open through Sunday, September 7th.

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27 Responses to “Hat Attack #14”

  1. Pam@over50feeling40

    You are so cute! This is creative fun…I have friends who would love this idea! Hope all is well in Colorado, dear friend!

  2. Vix

    That hat is absolutely insane and totally fabulous! The photos are wonderful today, I love seeing your playful side. Ready to join in as soon as the link’s up and running! xxxx

  3. Patti

    You and your new hat are crazy-good! I love the playfulness. xox

  4. Amber of Butane Anvil

    Utterly charming!!! xoxo

  5. Mary Robak

    So adorable. Now what about a matching handbag???? I am so stuck on handbags today, as I am taking my newest treasure, a pink felt with metal cage by Jollee Originals out for a party. Looking foward to what hats will come along here.

  6. Curtise

    What a wonderfully quirky and creative hat! Look, there’s a J for Judith, so you know it’s yours! Great photos, you look fabulous. xxx

  7. Jill

    What clever, creative friends you have, the hat is so much fun , you could only feel happy and playful wearing it.

  8. Anne the SpyGirl

    It’s so CHARMING! Hahahaha. A great addition to your collection.

  9. Sue @ A Colourful Canvas

    Oh, laugh out loud Judith! I always love your posts and today’s whimsical topper combined with your camera antics is fun, fun, and more fun! You look vivacious!

  10. Bella Q

    I ADORE THAT HAT AND THE WONDERFUL WOMAN WEARING IT. What an extra boon that sweet and (can’t resist!) charming topper is the thoughtful gift of friends. Extra magic! Your pictures lately have such a joyful, spontaneous spirit to them, I can’t help but admire your beauty all the more.

  11. Spashionista (Alicia)

    What a fun and thoughtful piece, Judith! Your friends know you well, and it must feel wonderful to wear such a whimsical, bespoke cap!


  12. Shelley

    That hat is so much fun – what a marvelous idea! It obviously worked its magic on you for this post.

  13. Ana María

    What an original hat!!

  14. Suzanne

    What a fun hat!


  15. Beth Waltz

    This hat is inspiring! One could ‘charm’ any felt beret with a collection of pins! (My crazy cat lady cats…?) But then there’s the possibility of creating ceramic doodads on a theme: leaves, birds, astrological symbols. And pasta! One could decorate a beret with macaroni! * Thanks for my morning giggle, Judith.


    Best hat in the worldddddddddddddddd.
    I am joining withou, as ever, lol
    thank you for being part of Share-in-Style.
    Tons of tons of love.

  17. Melanie

    What a fantastic lucky charm hat. I can tell it was lovingly made and must be full of positive powers. Great photo editorial!

  18. Miss Boom Baby

    The key word for me here is playfulness – just shows how fun can be turned on its head!

  19. Jazzy Jack

    I have linked my post with a wig to Hat Attack as a pseudohat!
    I absolutely adore your hat this week. What a creative idea…hmm…whir click goes the brain!
    Thanks for your inspiration, and I love your experimentation 🙂
    xo JJ

  20. Jan Graham-McMillen

    Since everyone else is saying it … Charming! You are, you know. I don’t know another woman who could carry that hat off like you do, and that’s no exaggeration! Happy Hat Attack! We shall see if I can carry one off this fall like I’d like to … I keep trying, but when the top of my head is hidden by the hat, all I can see is my jowls! There has to be a solution. I persevere!

  21. No Fear of Fashion

    I would love to join, but haven’t got any hat photos. This hat of yours is fun.

  22. Bella Q

    Hey! I made it just in time- didn’t have a blog post but took this snap for instagram at a friend’s SF shop. LOVED this vintage early 20th century straw boater and ya know- it was perfect for the #hatattack. Love youse!

  23. Curtise

    Phew, I snuck in just in time with a flower – fashionable late, but so happy to be here with you! xxx

  24. Trina

    Seriously, this little hat is the most ‘charming’ hat piece I’ve seen. It’s whimsical personality just makes me smile and what an excellent conversation piece.

  25. Sheila (of Ephemera)

    Just made it in the nick of time! I love your funky charmed beret, Judith. What a sweet gift.

  26. lbinder@acbi.com

    You are a gift!!!!!! Thank you for your amazing site and sharing spirit. You rock like crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. WendyB

    I adore this!

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