BubblesAndFrown

Bubbles & Frown

Los Angeles, California · 2231 Sales

BubblesAndFrown

Bubbles & Frown

Los Angeles, California 2231 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(583)

Announcement   All items in my shop are READY TO SHIP! Woot woot! However please do let me know what date you need your headdress to arrive so that I can make sure to use the correct shipping option :-) Message me if you have any questions!

LAYAWAY: Many of my items are one of a kind. If you are interested in an item and would like to create a layaway plan, a minimum payment of $50 is due upfront and the remaining payments can be split up to suit your individual needs. Please message me to set up a layaway plan! Thanks!

I sometimes re-create past pieces, based on material availability. I take a veeeery limited number of custom orders, inquire if you have something in mind! I love hearing people's fun ideas, so if there is something you want that you don't see in my shop let me know and I may just be inspired to create it for you!

Pricing: All my pieces are priced based on the cost of the materials and the time involved in making them. I make two kinds of hats: Assemblage hat and Foam Fabrication. Assemblage Hats are created with beautiful materials I source, which are then arranged in decadent and delicious ways! Foam fabrication is the process of patterning out designs, cutting them out of foam, gluing them together, priming and painting them, then embellishing them. Because of this the foam projects take way way longer and are therefor more pricey $$ :-))))) Hope this helps make sense of the variation of pricing in my shoppe!

Announcement

Last updated on May 24, 2016

All items in my shop are READY TO SHIP! Woot woot! However please do let me know what date you need your headdress to arrive so that I can make sure to use the correct shipping option :-) Message me if you have any questions!

LAYAWAY: Many of my items are one of a kind. If you are interested in an item and would like to create a layaway plan, a minimum payment of $50 is due upfront and the remaining payments can be split up to suit your individual needs. Please message me to set up a layaway plan! Thanks!

I sometimes re-create past pieces, based on material availability. I take a veeeery limited number of custom orders, inquire if you have something in mind! I love hearing people's fun ideas, so if there is something you want that you don't see in my shop let me know and I may just be inspired to create it for you!

Pricing: All my pieces are priced based on the cost of the materials and the time involved in making them. I make two kinds of hats: Assemblage hat and Foam Fabrication. Assemblage Hats are created with beautiful materials I source, which are then arranged in decadent and delicious ways! Foam fabrication is the process of patterning out designs, cutting them out of foam, gluing them together, priming and painting them, then embellishing them. Because of this the foam projects take way way longer and are therefor more pricey $$ :-))))) Hope this helps make sense of the variation of pricing in my shoppe!

Sylva Hattington

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Sylva Hattington

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(583)
Jennifer Sanchez

Jennifer Sanchez on Jan 1, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This headdress was everything and more! So beautiful and glittery and it made my New Years outfit totally shine. I got so many compliments all night thanks to Bubbles and Frown! 🎉💗

memoriesatmidnight

memoriesatmidnight on Dec 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This item came just as pictured and has already been a hit for me. I can't wait for more occasions to wear this beautiful creation. Sylva's work and customer service are unparalleled. In fact, working with her over multiple purchases may have been the best experiences as a customer I've ever had. She truly cares about not only her work, but her clients as well. I almost feel like she's a friend and I really value not feeling like I'm a bother if I write in with questions, of which I've had many! I look forward to collecting many more of her treasures throughout the years.

Rese

Rese on Dec 17, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I wore it to work during Halloween week and was unexpectedly entered in a costume contest. I was not in a costume, but merely had this awesome headdress on. I was the only finalist, that threatened the section manager in a renaissance dress, who received a standing ovation for this breathtaking design! But the section manager won the $25 gift card that day. I got the popular vote instead. I had the standing ovation that I credit to you! Keep up the great work!

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About

Theatrical Headdresses of the Hand Made Vegan Variety

One fall long ago, I was without work and ordering what to do with my life. I stayed up many long nights pondering this question, turning the possibilities over in my head. I fell asleep and dreamt of the first hat style I ever created, which was a tiny asymmetrical top hat. The pattern, construction process and visions of the completed hat all came to me that night. I woke up the next morning and made my first batch of 13, which I put up online and immediately sold! I was so excited I made more and more, expanding into small fascinators and other accessories.

Once my interest in haberdashery was sparked I wanted to expand my repertoire. My pieces went from tiny to huge and back again. I have created everything form mohawks to sculptural foam pony headdresses to etherial vegan crowns. I love taking classes to learn new skills and expand the scope of what I can create, making it possible to envision the most exquisite things and actualize them!

Recently I have acquired a passion for Foam Fabrication, which is the process of taking flat sheets of foam and creating unique shapes out of them. I love it because the hats are super light weight and you can literally create anything you want~! I teach classes as well, which I announce on my Facebook business page:

http://www.Facebook.com/BubblesAndFrown

I have an ongoing photo project called Deck Of Hats (DeckOfHats.Tumblr.com) which in which I create ever MORE outlandish creations and photograph them with my trusty makeup artist, Alexia Petre. We have been working on the project for 2 years and will be creating an entire deck of cards upon completion of all 54 cards- jokers included!!!

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  • Sylva Hattington

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Haberdasher Extraordinaire

    I started creating hats in the fall of 2008, starting off with tiny asymmetrical top hats and evolving into more theatrical pieces over the years. My most recent love is foam fabrication and vegan headdresses!

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Last updated on February 3, 2011

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Please please please let me know if you need the item by a certain date and I will do everything in my power to have it to you by then!