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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.

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    Here’s what you’ll need:

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    :: 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

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

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    STEP THREE: sprinkle fine glitter over dots

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    STEP FOUR: shake off excess glitter

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

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

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

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

    … and brothers, alike.

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    Please feel free to download the crown template below.

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    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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