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DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

A special event is often all about the details. Learn how to easily make darling DIY flower crowns and miniature bouquets, perfect for flower girls! I designed these custom accessories using floral wire and artificial flowers for my own girls. Use these tips to customize your own flower crowns and bouquets using any color or style of flowers!

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Watch my step-by-step video tutorial about how to make a scalloped wire flower crown and small flower bouquet.

How to Make a DIY Flower Crown

To make DIY flower crowns, you will need an assortment of artificial flowers. Various sizes of blooms will make your custom flower headbands more interesting. I used miniature roses, small white daises, and tiny white flower accents.

Easy and beautiful DIY flower crowns for girls

 

DIY flower girl accessories bouquets and floral crowns

Flower Crown Materials

  • wrapped floral wire
  • small and medium artificial flowers
  • miniature floral sprays, cut up into segments
  • individual floral leaves
  • hot glue gun
  • scissors
  • wire cutter
  • ribbon

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Easy DIY flower crowns for weddings, flower girls and parties

How to make diy flower crowns and woven wire headbands

Make the Wire Crown

To begin a DIY flower crown, first form the crown structure using the wrapped floral wire. Twist two pieces of wire together at intervals to create a scalloped pattern. Add additional wire pieces as needed, tightly twisting the ends into the design. Once you’ve created a length of scalloped twisted wire that is long enough to make a crown, twist the two ends of the crown together to create a circlet.

Attach Artificial Flowers

Next, assemble a variety of artificial flowers, both small and medium. Cut off an assortment of small and medium floral leaves from their stems, to include in the floral crown design. Finally, choose a handful of floral sprays with tiny flowers, to add interest to the flower crown design.

How to make pretty DIY flower crowns for girls

Use a hot glue gun to attach the artificial flowers along the crown. Alternate between medium and small flowers. Glue on flowers to reinforce and hide sections of the crown where you can see overlapping wire ends.

Finally, detail the crown by gluing on miniature leaves interspersed among the flowers. Cut up the floral sprays and glue on segments of tiny flowers tucked beside the small and medium blooms. Add ribbon streamers to the back of the flower crown as a whimsical touch.

You can design a DIY flower crown using any style of flowers you’d like!

Easy DIY flower crown hair accessory for parties and weddings

Adorable and easy DIY flower crowns

How to Make a Flower Girl Bouquet

You can also easily create a miniature flower bouquet using a variety of inexpensive craft materials. You will need:

  • artificial flowers with stems of the same length
  • floral tape
  • ribbon
  • hot glue gun
  • scissors
  • wire cutter
  • ribbon

Assemble the flowers into a bouquet, trimming the stems to an even length. I used several guidelines to arrange the flowers. First, I put the tallest flowers near the center of the bouquet. Next, I evenly mixed large and small flowers to create an even floral design. Finally, I wrapped the artificial flower stems with floral tape to keep the bouquet together.

How to make a small bouquets for flower girls

Once you’ve arranged the artificial flowers, tightly wrap the stems together with floral tape. Glue down the end of the floral tape with hot glue.

As an extra touch, wrap the stem of your bouquet with ribbon. Secure the ends of the ribbon firmly in place with hot glue.

I finished these flower girl bouquets by tying on several extra pieces of ribbon and a decorative bead.

Easy DIY flower bouquets for weddings and flower girls

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How to make flower crowns and bouquets wedding accessories

These beautiful flower crowns and bouquets are the perfect accessory for flower girls, dress up, birthday party favors, or just for fun!

 

 



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