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paper crowns {tutorial}

A party hat is always a festive touch for a child’s birthday party. For Audrey’s fancy/crown/girly party, I made these paper crowns for the guests to wear. They were so simple to make and very cute on the little ones.


Here’s what you’ll need:


:: crown template {download below} printed on metallic gold paper
:: scissors
:: thin elastic {found by the yard in the fabric store}
:: hot glue gun
:: glue dots, glitter, silk flower to embellish

STEP ONE: cut crown from template


STEP TWO: if you’d like to embellish with glitter dots, randomly place glue dots on the front of the crown


STEP THREE: sprinkle fine glitter over dots


STEP FOUR: shake off excess glitter


STEP FIVE: cut elastic to size {approximately 13 inches} and hot glue to back of crown


STEP SIX: add a silk flower with hot glue {if desired}


Just a few simple steps and you get a darling paper crown.


Fun for birthday girls … diy-party-crown-with-flower

… and brothers, alike.


Please feel free to download the crown template below.



If you make these for a party, be sure to send me photos!

8 thoughts on “paper crowns {tutorial}”

  1. I love those! They are so cute, and perfect for the little people. I do wonder how they work on a bigger size head? Like if wanted to prance around pretending to be a princess…but thats just a completely hypothetical situation. :)

  2. hands down….. i love everything about your taste!!! it’s so completely classic and cozy combined. you do an amazing job with your home and family :) quick question… where did you find the skinny elastic? i can’t seem to find that size skinny elastic anywhere. thanks for the help!! and sharing your lovely home and fam!

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