Floral crowns were a big wedding trend for last year's brides and are still
pretty popular this year, especially for spring and summer ceremonies. You can
buy a lovely handmade crown on Etsy, but they are pretty easy to make on your
To do this quick and easy DIY project, you will need:
Several bunches of artificial flowers (I got mine from the dollar store - enough
to make 3 crowns for $7.)
- Heavy florist's wire
- Hot glue
Simply bend some heavy florist's wire into a circle that is big
enough to fit nicely on your head. Then, pull the flowers off of the artificial
stems they are attached to. If any of the flowers seem like them will fall apart
now that they are off the stem, secure them with hot glue. Arrange the flowers
in a pleasing design. I went with a half circle of flowers for the first crown
and a 3/4 circle for the second. The third has a few flowers spaced evenly
around the crown.
Once you are happy with your design, glue the flower
that will be on the center front of the crown into place on your wire circle.
Glue a flower to each side. Continue until all the flowers are attached to the
Step back and take a good look at your crown. If it looks
great, you are ready to wrap the exposed wire portion of the crown with
florist's tape to make it look finished. If not, add more flowers between the
ones already glued into place.
How easy was that? And it only cost a few