STEM | Flowers Brisbane
Flower crowns are timeless symbols of beauty and grace that have adorned heads for centuries. Whether you’re preparing for a dreamy wedding, a vibrant festival, or any special event, creating your own DIY flower crown can be a rewarding and creative endeavour. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you through the process of crafting a beautiful flower crown that will make you feel like a floral queen.
Materials You’ll Need
Before we dive into the creative process, gather these essential materials:
- Assorted fresh flowers and greenery of your choice (roses, daisies, baby’s breath, eucalyptus, etc.)
- Floral wire or a pre-made crown base
- Floral tape
- Wire cutters
- Ribbon or twine
- Optional: decorative elements like faux pearls, beads, or small feathers
Step 1: Preparing Your Flowers and Greenery.
Start by trimming your flowers, leaving about 2-3 inches of stem. Remove any leaves or thorns that may interfere with the arrangement. Lay out all your flowers and greenery on a clean workspace for easy access.
Step 2: Creating the Base
If you’re using floral wire, measure the circumference of your head and cut the wire to that length. Shape it into a circle, making sure it fits comfortably. If you have a pre-made crown base, skip this step.
Step 3: Securing the Flowers
Begin by selecting a flower or cluster of flowers and attaching them to the crown base using floral tape. Hold the stem against the base and wrap the tape around both, ensuring a secure attachment. Continue adding flowers, alternating types and sizes for a balanced look.
Step 4: Adding Greenery
Intertwine sprigs of greenery, like eucalyptus leaves, between the flowers. Secure them with floral tape, ensuring they are evenly distributed around the crown. This will add volume and depth to your crown.
Step 5: Finishing Touches
Once you’re satisfied with the arrangement, trim any excess stems and secure the ends by wrapping floral tape around them. Add any optional decorative elements, like beads or pearls, by attaching them with floral tape.
Step 6: Adding Ribbon or Twine
Cut a length of ribbon or twine and tie it to both ends of the crown. This will serve as the closure for your flower crown. You can also choose to tie the ribbon at the back of your head for a charming bow.
Step 7: Final Adjustments
Put on your flower crown and adjust the flowers and greenery as needed. Gently bend the stems for a more natural look, and make sure the crown sits comfortably on your head.
Creating your own DIY flower crown is a wonderful way to infuse your personality and style into any event. Whether you’re walking down the aisle or dancing under the sun at a festival, your handmade floral masterpiece will be a true reflection of your creativity. So, gather your materials, unleash your inner artist, and enjoy the process of crafting a stunning flower crown that’s uniquely yours. For more information feel free to contact us!