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30 Atypical DIY Prom Finds

From Studious Graduation Gowns to DIY Floral Crowns

— June 17, 2012 — Fashion
To draw inspiration for your last big entrance in the high school arena, this collection of atypical DIY Prom hairdo's, dresses and accessories is the perfect.

To save some cash and look fierce, DIY may just be the perfect option. The DIY styles allow for you to have your own input in the design and to perfectly craft your styles to your tastes. The crazy, quirky and cute designs that girls attending prom have come up with over the years have shown some awesome creativity with regular household products, schoolwork and more, that you can channel to make your big night super special. From pop can prom dresses to plastic bag prom dresses, there is something for everyone.
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Studious Graduation Gowns
Studious Graduation Gowns
The Homework Prom Dress is Shockingly Chic
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Inspiring Eco-Friendly Adolescents
Inspiring Eco-Friendly Adolescents
Teens Turning Green Launches 'Project Green Prom' Video Contest
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Gleeky Prom Styles
Gleeky Prom Styles
The Boys of Glee Make the Pages of Teen Vogue April 2011
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DIY Dress-Painting
DIY Dress-Painting
Be Your Own Pattern-Maker with the Pseudomorph by Anouk Wipprecht
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Candy Wrapper Prom Dresses
Candy Wrapper Prom Dresses
Tara Frey Dons a Dress Made Out of Starburst Wrappers
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DIY Wrapper Frocks
DIY Wrapper Frocks
This Homemade Skittles Dress is Both Creative and Unique
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Donating Prom Dresses
Donating Prom Dresses
The Glass Slipper Project Helps Underprivileged Students
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Stormtrooper Boutonnieres
Stormtrooper Boutonnieres
Kristy Lynn Creates a Star Wars-Inspired Garlands
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Furry Sci-Fi Fashion Statements
Furry Sci-Fi Fashion Statements
The Ewok Dress is the Pinnacle of Geeky Party Attire
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DIY Jeweled Nails
DIY Jeweled Nails
The 'Who Needs a Ring?' Manicure by Jasmine Smith is Adorable
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Coy Preppy-Pink Captures
Coy Preppy-Pink Captures
The 'Sweet Pastel' Series is Softly-Hued and Prim
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Social Media Dress-Up
Social Media Dress-Up
Facebook Halloween Costumes for the Ultimate Social Networking Nerd
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Psychedelic Beaded Couture
Psychedelic Beaded Couture
The Sabine Ducasse Melting Pot Collection is Boldly Bright
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Movie-Themed Prom Wear
Movie-Themed Prom Wear
Twilight-Inspired Wardrobes Bring 'Vamp Chic' Back
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Delicate Prom Dresses
Delicate Prom Dresses
The 'Shanghai Spring' Vogue China August 2010 Spread is Femme
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Cotton Candy Styles
Cotton Candy Styles
The Candy Glam Spring 2012 Collection is Sweetly Seductive
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Coffee Filter Fashion
Coffee Filter Fashion
Prom Dress Made from Java Machine Discards
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DIY Floral Crowns
DIY Floral Crowns
The Refinery 29 Flower Hairpiece is Summer-Ready
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Hipster Prom Lookbooks
Hipster Prom Lookbooks
The Planet Blue SS11 Collection is 'Too Cool For School'
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Papercraft Prom Dresses (UPDATE)
Papercraft Prom Dresses (UPDATE)
Alexandra Zaharova Creates Gorgeous Gowns Out of Paper
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Seaside Tresses DIY Videos
Seaside Tresses DIY Videos
Cup of Jo's Mermaid Braid Tutorial is Instructive and Eye-Catching
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DIY Highlighter-Hued Tresses
DIY Highlighter-Hued Tresses
Lauren Conrad Inspires the Kandee Johnson Hair Chalking Video
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Duct Tape Prom Dresses
Duct Tape Prom Dresses
The Best Prom Outfits Are Made from Industrial Adhesive
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Pop Can Prom Dresses
Pop Can Prom Dresses
Maura Pozek Pops With Her Cantastic Gown Made Entirely of Recycled Soda Tabs
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DIY Hairdo Helpers
DIY Hairdo Helpers
The Athletic Sock Bun Accessory Creates the Perfect Big Bun
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Moustachioed Manicures
Moustachioed Manicures
Cute Polish's Moustache Nails Tutorial is a Girly Way to Support Move
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Plastic Bag Prom Dresses
Plastic Bag Prom Dresses
Casey Hansel Creates Elegant Dresswear Out of Recyclable Material
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Awkward Prom Photos
Awkward Prom Photos
This Hilarious Collection Captures Some Truly Baffling Memories
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Floral Purse Makeovers
Floral Purse Makeovers
The DIY Decoupage Bag by Honestly WTF is Dynamic
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