CRAFTYKINS // DIY Flower Crown

Easter is right around the corner and we are doing a few last minute preparations. A good cleaning of the house, baking of treats, gathering goodies for the baskets and, of course, laying out the Easter outfits. The season of spring calls for soft colors, pastels and lots of flowers so I decided to add this element of nature into our Easter style.

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Follow the simple steps below to make your own flower crown for Easter or any occasion!

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You will Need:
faux flowers or fresh (I used nice faux flowers for this crown)
green florist tape
green or natural florist wire
scissors or shears
wire cutters

STEP 1: Gather your supplies! Cut flowers from the stems, leaving about an inch or so to work with.

STEP 2: Take your floral wire and make a circle shaping it to fit your head. I used two wires. Wrap the extra wire around to make a strong circle base.

STEP 3: Begin to arrange your flowers. Use the green florist tape to secure the flowers in place. You can either set out the flowers how you would like them arranged or just work as you go.

STEP 4: Continue taping and wrapping the flowers in place. Get creative and remember, there is no wrong way to arrange the flowers.

STEP 6: Once you are happy with your crown double check that all the flowers are securely taped in place and then you’re done! This delicate flower crown also makes a cute decoration to hang or place on a bed post. Happy wearing!

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Clothing | Gap Kids
Photography | Elizabeth Jacob

Posted by Elizabeth, Copy Editor

LIL'STYLEKINS // Lilou's choice 1

My girl Lilou is almost 4 and I feel everyday that she wants to have a say in what she wears more and more. My first thoughts were “Really?! Already?!” and I must admit that first I was not so happy about it… Part of letting go the tiny baby that she once was, I guess.  Now I’m getting quite excited to see her develop her own sense of style, well…most of the time, but let’s be honest, sometimes I get horrified…

We agreed she could choose her complete outfit once in a while and I thought about making a little series of Lilou’s picks here.

Today she chose to mix leopard leggings with her elephant Mini Rodini sweater and I was thrilled!  Mixing patterns and colours, a nice idea for spring! Adding a little denim jacket for colder days and we’re good to go.  I would have combined this look with her black Converse shoes, but she on the other hand, likes some sparkle… so the golden glitter sandal it is. “They match the golden buttons on my denim coat, mama!” Oh my… did she just say that?! I guess she truly is my girl…

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Enjoy your mixing and matching too!

Lilou is wearing a Mini Rodini pink sweater.  You can find it here.

She mixed it with leopard print leggings, similar here.

Photos taken by me and Pinterest.

Posted by Katleen