The week before our wedding I decided it would be fun to get my mind off all the stress and last minute details. It is SOO important to take some time to laugh and relax with your girl friends before the big day. I love how the flower crowns turned out! I ended up wearing it the entire day and it hung in our hotel room the rest of the weekend :) See how we made these easy DIY flower crowns or head over to Style Me Pretty for more pictures and directions.
MATERIALS | An assortment of flowers and greenery, Flower Shears, Twigs or Floral Wire and Flower Glue
Step 1 | Bring out the wine, set the table and add some fun tunes. Mandi from Butterfly Petals brought over a wide selection of beautiful blooms (my personal favorite, the Juliette rose, included). I set the table with a white table cloth from La Tavola Linens and some great modern glasses from Crate and Barrel. Thankfully the clear vases full of flowers were the perfect centerpiece for our little get together.
Step 2 | Mandi showed us how to make the base of the flower crown. Instead of using floral wire,we used twigs. Not only does it give a rustic feel but it is much easier, and takes half the time as using floral wire. Take each end of the twigs and start twisting. Once they are wrapped together, fit to your head and then twist the ends to make a circle. Cut the excess with flower shears and tuck in the ends together.
Step 3 | Pick your color scheme.
Step 4 | Take your first flower and apply a generous amount of glue to the twig base. Let it dry for a moment (perfect time to sip your drink) and then apply your first flower onto the twigs. Tip: Make sure to use your flower shears to cut the flower so there is a flush base. The glue will hold better on a flat surface.
Step 5 | Add a cluster of flowers, or however you want your design to look. Too add greenery, my favorite is circle eucalyptus, take some flower glue and twist the greenery between the flowers and twigs.
Step 6 | Have fun and be sure to laugh! You can never mess up when it comes to flower crowns.
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Photography by Elyse Hall