DIY Oversized Flower Crown

Hello friends!
As I mentioned yesterday on “Shifty Shift,” I’m looking forward to this weekend because it is the Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. So many of my favorite artists are performing: John Mayer, Zac Brown Band, Lana del Rey, Lorde, and Bastille to name a few!
All summer long I’ve been seeing an abundance of festival outfits and flower crowns. I decided to follow suit and make my own oversized flower crown for this festival. I was pleasantly surprised with how easy the DIY project was and elated with the result.
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Gather materials: Various faux flowers ;; twine ;; floral wire ;; floral tape ;; hot glue gun ;; scissors
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Bundle up a few pieces of floral wire and wrap together with another piece of wire. Be sure to leave some excess wire at the end.
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Form a crown shape to your liking and use the excess wire from one end of the bundle to attach with the other end of the bundle. Wrap excessively with floral tape.

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Gather your larger flowers and start wrapping them to the base with more floral wire. I wanted a very sturdy crown so I wrapped each flower multiple times.

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Here’s my initial base of just white flowers. It’s a little unsymmetrical, but I don’t mind since flowers have an organic shape.

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I found it easiest to attach larger flowers that had longer stem with floral wire and small flowers with hot glue. I also reinforced the larger flowers with hot glue. This crown will survive anything!

I just kept building onto the base with miscellaneous small blooms and leaves.

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Ta-da!

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I just realized that the crown also looks like a petite wreath. Definitely did not think my crown would have a more functional use than being an accessory! Here is a sneak peek of my flower crown styling, keep an eye out for more pictures!
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Do let me know if you attempt the crown DIY!
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8 Comments

  1. Gahh you make it look so easy! I have tried to make a floral crown before, & it was a huge fail lol. Perhaps it's time to give it another go 🙂

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    Posted 9.18.14 Reply
  2. Jackie wrote:

    WOW!!! This is a gorgeous DIY and it really does look easy enough (or so you make it seem).

    Great post!

    xo Jackie

    Something About That

    Posted 9.18.14 Reply
  3. Alecia Mariana wrote:

    Sounds like so much fun! Love flower crowns!!

    xx,

    La Joie de
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  4. Such a beautiful crown! Now how do we integrate this into fall fashsion??

    Jenna from Visions of Vogue

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  5. Julia wrote:

    Such an adorable floral crown. I am definitely giving it a try next time!

    Julia || Closet de Jules
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  6. Made in Mauve wrote:

    Such a pretty DIY! Thanks for sharing

    Made in Mauve

    Posted 9.19.14 Reply
  7. Kileen wrote:

    very cute flower crown and i can't wait to see how you rock it!

    cute & little

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