How to make fabulous flower crowns

Flower crowns

Flower crowns are not only beautiful but are simple to make following our how to step-by-step guide.  Whether you and your guests each create and wear one,  you set the children a creative challenge or you use them to decorate your table or garden, flower crowns create a wonderful sense of occasion.

Ask your guests to make a donation to make a flower crown and help raise a smile and funds at your Great British Garden Party!

Gather lots of greenery and flowers from your garden, ask your friends to bring a selection or get them from your local flower shop or market and create a fabulous crown.  Gypsophila helps give hazy volume while the colours of Sweet William, roses and chrysanthemums can add real impact. The team at the National Garden Scheme put the guidelines to the test on Garden Day in May and found it much easier than we thought – why not give it a go!

What you will need:


  • A frame to attach your flowers and foliage to – it could be wire, an ivy stem or vine
  • Ribbon, raffia, florist’s tape or florists wire to attach your flowers to your frame
  • A pair of scissors or secateurs
  • Gorgeous flowers, foliage, berries etc with stems cut to c.8cm in length

Three steps to creating your crown:


Download our guide and have fun! 
Flower Crown Guide for printing




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