Check out these creative and fun DIY crowns and tiaras that you can make for parties, playtime, or just for fun! From floral crowns for a midsummer celebration to fun birthday crowns fit for a king, there is something for everyone on this list. Read on to find out how to make your own at home!
The coronation of King Charles III is next month. A fun way to celebrate with your children is to make your own crown or tiara. You can wear it that day and then have a fun accessory for the future! Believe it or not, there are a number of places you can wear a crown:
- Playtime: Kids can wear them when they play dress up or when they are just feeling a bit regal.
- Birthdays: Both adults and children can celebrate a birthday by wearing a tiara or crown to commemorate the occasion.
- Halloween or costume party: Dress up as a king, queen, prince, or princess.
- Renaissance fairs: When you go to a ren faire, it is fun to dress up! Your mediaeval-themed costume could include a royal headpiece.
- Special occasions:
- A bride may wear a floral crown at her wedding, or for her bachelorette party.
- On her 15th birthday, a girl may wear a tiara during her quinceañera celebration.
- Oh, and at a beauty pageant the winner is always crowned!
So, what do you think? Will you make a crown for the coronation of King Charles III or one of the occasions listed above? I’ve found over 30 ideas that you will love! Check them out and let me know what you think in the comments.
How to Make Crowns
Over 30 do-it-yourself crowns and tiaras. Find out how easy it is to make a crown at home!
DIY Crowns and Tiaras for Kids
Use lace trim, paint, glitter and Mod Podge to make a DIY lace crown. These are perfect for a princess party or just for dress up!
Perler Bead Crown
Do you love crafting with perler beads? Make a unique perler bead crown with this easy tutorial! Cute for a kids’ party or dress up.
This is a crown fit for a spider queen! All you need is wire and some glitter spiders from the dollar store.
Every mermaid princess needs a spectacular seashell crown to top their long flowing hair. This DIY headpiece isn't hard to make and will be sure to impress whether you are partying at a festival or trick or treating for Halloween.
Adjustable Floral Crown
This DIY flower crown is adjustable which means it can be made for kids or adults! Perfect for festivals, weddings, costumes, and more.
Sparkly Gold Crown
Use gold glitter pipe cleaners to make this fun crown. Pipe cleaner crafts are great for working fine motor skills!
Don't throw away that used wrapping paper! Use it to make these fun crowns that kids will love wearing.
Download the free paper crown templates provided here and color them in. There are 2 for the coronation of King Charles III, a St Edward's Crown and 2 crowns for every day play!
Daisy Flower Crown
These daisy chain crowns made from real flowers are easy to make and if you can braid, you can totally make one!
Kids will have fun adding stickers and a little bling to their very own paper crown!
Make some of these glitter pipe cleaner crowns for the whole family and wear them to your Fourth of July celebration!
Moana Flower Crown
For under $5, Christie made this felt crown for her daughter's Moana themed party. No sewing needed, just a hot glue gun.
Royal Paper Crown
Here is another option for celebrating the King's coronation. Print the provided template, color and then assemble!
This beginner sewing craft started out as a felt heart garland. Katie's daughter had other plans! It really does make a sweet crown.
Jeweled Felt Crown
Here is a fun no-sew felt crown that you can embellish with sparkly jewels. I love the one for that cat!
Moms deserve to feel special! Kids can make a fun crown for their mom for Mother's Day using pom poms and pipe cleaners.
Gold Princess Crown
Use gold glitter ribbon and a Cricut to make this fun crown. Jen made one for each child at her daughter's party. That is a fun party favor idea.
Princess Bubblegum Crown
Are your kids fans of Adventure Time? Make them a Princess Bubblegum crown!
Create a felt crown featuring the age of the birthday boy or girl! It is a relatively easy sewing project using the free template provided.
Paper Plate Crown
Transform a paper plate into an easy crown. Make it into a prince or princess crown, or decorate it for special occasions like Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, or even Mardi Gras!
Egg Carton Floral Crown
Here’s a pretty floral crown you can make with your kids. See how Agnes turned egg cartons and paper into a pretty flower crown perfect for celebrating springtime with her littles!
Celebrate the fall season with a fun leaf crown. You'll use found leaves which kids will love collecting!
Cardboard Tube Crowns
These paper tube crowns are great party favors, or a perfect kids' activity to do during a celebration! Very easy to cut and decorate with washi tape.
Use mirror cardstock as the base for your crown and then add bright colored crumpled tissue paper jewels to decorate!
Here is another fun recycling option for making a crown — cardboard! Use any thin cardboard like cereal or frozen pizza boxes.
Mini Birthday Crown
Here is another easy mini crown perfect for a birthday celebration. This one was made using a paper cup and stickers!
DIY Crowns and Tiaras for Adults
You may not be a kid anymore, but who doesn't like to feel special? Wear one of these on your birthday, or use it as part of a costume!
Faux Metal Crown
Make a grunge faux metal crown that looks as if it has rusted. Can you believe these were made from cereal boxes? This tutorial requires a lot of different tools, but has amazing results!
Adrianne made these wire tiaras in less than 30 minutes using a wire wrapping technique.
Wedding Flower Crown
A bride definitely wants to feel like royalty on her wedding day. Why not wear a crown? This one is made with fresh flowers, and can coordinate with the bridal bouquet!
Crepe Paper Flower Crown
Instead of real flowers, why not make paper flowers? They'll last longer! This version is also coated in beeswax.
Lady Liberty Crown
Want a fun accessory for a July 4th barbecue? Make one of these wire Lady Liberty crowns. I love the way this turned out!
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