HEY WOW I FORGOT TO DO THIS. So if you haven’t known, I won a flower crown from cuckoocrowns @ tumblr and I actually wear it around every once in awhile. So here’s a couple of pictures of me and a bunch of people from the internet iunno
Ahhh it looks so good! I love your shirt with it too!
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Sorry it’s been quiet over here! Not much going on. I finally got my phone hooked up to my new computer and was able to get work in progress pictures from egophiliac’s Element of Harmony crown! It was a tough crown, but totally worth it. It turned out great!
I used references from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic to get the right color for the flowers of the crown, but I had to construct the tiara base myself. I bent a wire base to shape around the ears and crown of the head, then doubled that a few times to make it strong and barely moveable. However, since this was a gift (and to be kept secret), I kept it pliable enough to shape to the head without problem including adding extra spacing on the ear forms.
The hardest part of this was the “Star” flower. I constructed a straight wire, doubling it a few times before having to add 3-4 flowers to cover it. It had to be heavy enough to sit straight, but light enough to form on the crown and not bend it. It took about 7 tries to get right.
Two minutes before shipping the crown out, I added the blue flowers seen in her picture HERE. Blue flowers are very hard to come by especially in Fall/Winter season.
A specialty crown like this would cost around $30+. While it has less flowers, the construction takes a long time plus the out-of-season blue flowers cost a lot at high-end craft stores.
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I have a beautiful Element of Flowercrownpretty, you may all be jealous now.
…no but seriously I love this thing it is gorgeous and befitting of the prettiest of pretty princesses! it was made by Keiliy of cuckoocrowns (/plug) who some of you know as the cool Disney lady from the streams! (Keiliy can now tell me that I’m wearing it completely wrong and it’s actually supposed to be a cummerbund or something but for now it will stay on my head.)
I was also sent a birthday Tim by the two best princesses in all the land, but sadly he did not make the journey intact and arrived in a jumble of Timbits. :( …also he smells like chocolate for some reason. It may just be Tim’s natural fragrance.
tl;dr Winter and Keiliy are cool people, thank you guys for being so rad! ♥
Pictures of how I made this to come, but this is my first tiara! Woo!
OH YES ALSO the other week i won a flower crown giveaway, hosted by cuckoocrowns & today i got my beautiful flower crown in the mail!! seriously, everything was seamless—the service, the shipping, the quality—i’m really, really pleased!!
Woo! You look so awesome wearing it! I’m digging the flower theme in everything else, too! So glad it got to you safe and sound!
So it just so happens that I won a giveaway over at Cuckoo Crowns, and I won a wristlet! But then I got around to thinking, “man, this could just be a baby flower crown”. And so I stuck it on The Queen Bella. I think she likes it. She’s quite majestic about it too, like a true queen. :3
Thanks so much, Keiliy! :D We love it!!!
Looks like someone got their Flower
Bracelet!! er I mean Flower Crown! Looks good Queen Bella!
I have edited the price of shipping on the ordering page. While the shipping costs still vary, estimated U.S. shipping is $7.00. International shipping varies depending on country.
All finished on the giveaway winner’s crown! He requested a medium color palette with a focus on red (and sunset colors). It looks fuller in pictures from the large flowers I used. However, up close you can see bits of the base. It’s light-weight (maybe 2lbs?). There were about 7 leaves used in it. I think it looks stunning!
A medium crown like this would cost $15 before shipping as it uses in-season flowers, requires less flowers, and less wire.
If you are interested in a crown like giveaway winner tako-owowo’s, then feel free to visit the crowns and ordering page for more information or shoot me an ask.
Blurry progress picture, but I should finish tonight or tomorrow morning.
Catching up on over a months worth of youtube videos and nearly halfway through this gorgeous crown.