Giveaway: The Paper Hat Book by Alyn Carlson and how to make a bunny cone hat

the paper hat bookWith Halloween just around the corner The Paper Hat Book: Super Hats for Super Kids could be just the book you need to make darling hats for you and your kids along with fun decorations. Leave a comment in today’s post by Monday September 1, 2014 and you will be in the running for this adorable book filled with excellent tutorials and patterns like this bunny cone hat.

088WeeBunny Pop on over to Craftside for the tutorial and to download the patterns for this bunny cone hat. One of the great things about this book is the author Alyn Carlson talks about all sorts of great ways to use recycled materials to make the cute hats. We love that around here!

More about the Quarry book:

Hats are pure fun and the perfect item to cap off any costume or ensemble. The right headgear ensures complete transformation, especially on the head of an imaginative child.

The Paper Hat Book offers creative families 20 fantastic paper hats, all of which can be created quickly and easily from readily accessible papers: shopping bags, newspapers, comics, recycled story books, magazines, packaging scraps, and junk mail!

Artist and designer Alyn Carlson creates hats that are perfect for birthday parties, playdates, costumes, and everyday dress up. Each hat can be styled to perfectly suit the wearer by merely selecting the right paper and colors. The hat themes range from Floral Flappers to Viking Warriors, and from superheroes and pirates to beautiful butterfly hats.


  1. says

    What fun! I would love to win this book. I know lots of kids who would have hours of fun crafting funny hats to wear! Thanks for the opportunity!

  2. Christine B. says

    As an elementary school teacher of fairy tales, this book would be an excellent addition to my classes! Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Mae Conatser says

    The “Paper Hat Book” looks very colorful and clever, and paper is such an accessible medium for crafts. Thanx for the opportunity to win it for my grandchildren.

  4. Michelle Edwards says

    My five kiddos would have hours of paper cutting, glue messy FUN! Thanks for letting us know about this book……it’s on the top of my wishlist!

  5. Liz says

    This looks a fun book which would be ideal for creative kids. Thanks for the chance to win it.

  6. HawaiianLibrarian says

    The keiki (children) at the library love to make hats, and I sure would love to learn some new designs. Mahalo for the op to win.

  7. Lori says

    Awe, I’ve not seen anything like this before! What a great idea! I’d love to give it a try for my 3 kiddos!

  8. Kathy Davis says

    I have a 2 year old granddaughter who loves to dress up. This book would be perfect for her! Thanks, Kathy

  9. Karen Stalker says

    What a fabulous book. With 4 children, dress ups and costumes are constantly in the limelight. This book would be very handy to have in our bookshelf.

  10. Donna Pheneger says

    What a great idea! I care for my 3 grands and we are always looking for a way to make their afternoons fun!

  11. says

    What a beautiful cover! I love the idea of creating special decorations/party props/dress-up items that are either reusable or recyclable. Would love to win this lovely book.

  12. Marilyn allan says

    I have 5 grandkids and I work in a school age daycare. I would love to win this book and put it to good use. The cover sure caught my eye!

  13. Chelsea S says

    I am a photography student and love taking photos of kids. I bet some of the hats in this book would make great additions to my photos. Thanks for the giveaway!

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