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By Louise Baltruschat Hollis

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Flower crowns really are a thing of beauty and one of the only occasions you can use them is at a wedding.

I myself was a flower crown bride and I am so happy I opted for a crown of fresh blooms. They really did make me feel ever so special.

Now, if you are here it’s because you are considering a wedding flower crown either for you as a bride, for your bridesmaids or for flower girls. Great news, as I have rounded up my faves into one big ideas gallery!

Wedding Flower Crown Ideas Robin Studios Photo: Robin Studios via Rock Weddings Cornwall Flower Crowns: The Good Florist


Bridal Flower Crown Inspiration Gallery

First up, let’s take a look at some different bridal flower crowns. We’re going to dive into different flower types, sizes and hairstyle options for crowns. That way you can figure out exactly what you want to wear on your big day. Hoorah!

1. Half Up Half Down Hair

Flower crowns can be worn with half up half down wedding hairstyles. Pretty as a picture!

Hairstyles Wedding Bridal Flower Crown Twist Aurora Grey Photography Photo: Aurora Grey Photography via Norfolk Barn Wedding Hair: Cara Hubbard Flower Crown: WildFolk


2. Dried Flowers

Dried blooms are super popular, especially for flower crowns. They can be made in advance and kept forever.

Pretty Bridal Wedding Flower Crown Idea Indigo and Violet Photography Photo: Indigo and Violet Photography via Autumn Festival Wedding Ideas Hair: VM Hairdressing Flower Crown: The Flower Fairy


3. Mini Tiara

If you’d like a flower crown, but don’t want to make a big statement. Then a smaller floral accessory may be just the ticket.

Flower Crown Bride Bridal Hair Tiara Crown Wedding Heather Winstanley Photography Photo: Heather Winstanley Photography via Cuffley Camp Wedding


4. Greenery & Blooms

Keep things simple with oodles of greenery and neutral flowers. Add your circlet to a twisted hair do like this bridal look.

Bride Bridal Hair Style Up Do Flower Crown Wedding Charly Mae Photography Photo: Charly Mae Photography Hair: Faye Naomi via Tea Party Wedding Flower Crown: Vickis Floral Designs


5. Multicoloured Autumn

For my wedding, I wore a multicoloured seasonal flower crown. In fact, I preserved the flowers and still have them now! That’s how much I loved mine.

Flower Crown Wedding Hairstyle DIY Fringe Alexa Loy Me on my wedding day. Photo: Alexa Loy Flower Crown: The Basement Florist


6. Summer Brights

Bright and beautiful. Use summery blooms and don’t be afraid to colour clash.

Multicolour Summer Wedding Flower Crown joemather photography Photo: Joe Mather Photography via Floral Luxe Barn Wedding Hair: Hair Design by Jess Flower Crown: Made in Flowers


7. Short Hair

If you have cropped hair, you can still wear a flower crown. In fact, it may be perfect for you if you feel limited to hairstyle options.

Short Hair Wedding Flower Crown Naomi Jane Photography Photo: Naomi Jane Photography via Literary Wedding Flower Crown: Frida Flower Crowns


8. Side Artificial Blooms

You could use artificial flowers and pop them on the side of your head. The perfect alternative to a full circlet of fresh flowers.

Bride Flower Crown Hair Wedding Artificial Chloe Martin Photo Photo: Chloe Martin Photography via Countryside Elopement Flower Accessory: Ophelia Ren Bridal Hair: Storme Makeup and Hair


9. Hair Up

You can team a flower crown with a full hair-up style as demonstrated by bride Chloe.

Flower Crown Wedding Hairstyle Ideas ThymeLane Photography Photo: Thyme Lane Photography via Island Hall Wedding Hair: Barberella Bridal Flower Crown: Thatch and Roses


10. Dainty Circlet

Choose smaller flowers for a more dainty look. Team with waves for a natural and pretty style.

Wedding Flower Crown Hairstyle Bride Damian Wills Photo: Damian Wills via French Theme Wedding Flower Crown: Corky and Prince


11. Dried Blooms & Foliage

You can mix and match dried florals and foliage for a really gorgeous bridal accessory.

Dried Flowers Wedding Flower Crown Photos By Hash Photo: Photos By Hash via West Midlands Barn Wedding Hair: Hair By Louise Flower Crown: Florence and Flowers


12. Pastel Dreams

Go pastel with Spring florals and rock your flower crown in the evening for boho vibes.

Pastel Wedding Flower Crown Katherine Ashdown Photography Photo: Katherine Ashdown Photography via Barnston Lodge Wedding Flower Crown: Daisy May’s Florist


13. Veil Crown

Yes you can wear a veil with a flower crown. Simply tuck in your veil at the bottom of your crown. Voila!

Wedding Flower Crown Veil The Enlight Project Photo: The Enlight Project via Autumn Boho Wedding Ideas Hair: Claire Hartley Stylist Flower Crown: Bohotanical


14. Bronze Leaves

Add a touch of metallic to your floral accessory with bronze foliage. So gorgeous!

Flower Crown Idea Ribbon Bride Vladana Parker Photo: Vladana Parker via Bronze Wedding Ideas Flower Crown: Bud and Flower


15. Reverse Crown

Love the idea of a crown but unsure how well it will sit on your head? Then try the reverse crown for all the action at the back.

Reverse Wedding Flower Crown Till Death Do We Adventure Photo: Till Death Do We Adventure via 70s Elopement Flower Crown: Revel Petals


16. Matching Crowns

Two brides? Why not coordinate your look with beautiful matching floral crowns?

Dried Flower Crowns Wedding Brides Maddie Farris Photography Photo: Maddie Farris Photography via Hardcastle Crags Wedding Flower Crowns: Artisan Dried Flowers


17. Ivy Ring

Add an ivy ring ontop of your veil for a really vintage and ethereal wedding style.

Ivy Wedding Flower Crown Veil landmhewitt Photo: L. Hewitt Photography via Edwardian Winter Wedding Ideas Hair: Michelle Heffner Flower Crown: Petal and Print


18. Trailing Tendrils

Flower crown, not enough? Add extra flowers to the back of your hairstyle too!

Wedding Flower Crown Idea Hair Gem Hicks Photography Photo: Gem Hicks Photography via Bell Tent Wedding Ideas Flower Crown: The Native Florist Hair: Toni Searle Beauty


19. Feathers

Think about adding extra elements to your flowers, such as feathers and berries.

Feather Flower Wedding Flower Crown Bride Helen Rose Photography Photo: Helen Rose Photography via Dusky Pink Taupe Wedding Hair: Rosie Moore Hairdressing Flower Crown: The Flower Fox Studio


20. Braided Crown

Use what you are blessed with already. Your own hair! Plait a crown then add florals, simple and gorgeous.

Wedding Flower Crown Braid Emily and Steve Photography Photo: Emily and Steve Photography via Oxleaze Barn Wedding Hair: Nikita Collier


21. Statement Hairband

For a bold flower statement rock a tall flower hairband. It’ll make for a real show-stopper.

Wedding Flower Crown Large Hairband Maribel Farina Photography Photo: Maribel Farina Photography via Art Painting Wedding Ideas Hair: Kayla Arielle Artistry Flower Crown: Hearts and Honey Do Events


22. Greenery

Keep things simple with a greenery halo accessory. Elegant and classic, it’ll match any bridal look.

Greenery Wedding Flower Crown carrielaversphotography Photo: Carrie Lavers Photography via Whimsical Autumn Woodland Wedding Hair: Lisa West Flower Crown: Catkin and Pussywillow


23. Multicolour

More is more, more colour, more foliage. What a stunning flower crown idea.

Colourful Wedding Flower Crown Jessica O’Shaughessy Wedding Photography Photo: Jessica O’Shaughessy Wedding Photography via Cheshire Woodland Weddings Hair: Samantha Gannon Hair Flower Crown: Hannah Williamson Flowers


Flower Girls Wedding Flower Crown Ideas Gallery

Now let’s look at the flower crown options for the littlest members of your wedding party. The flower girls.

They will sure to feel extra special with a crown of florals to wear.

24. Red & Pink

Red and pink flowers work so well together and are just perfect for autumn weddings.

Flower Girl Flower Crown Wedding Aline Marin Photography Photo: Aline Marin Photography via Georgia Wedding


25. Baby & Toddler

Baby and toddler flower girls can wear flower crowns. Be sure to keep them light and comfortable, think about pinning them in.

But beware, they may get removed if flower girls find them annoying. So you could save them for the ceremony and portraits only.

Baby Toddler Flower Crown Wedding Faye Green Photo Photo: Faye Green Photo via Church Hall Wedding Flower Crown: The Hedge


26. Fringe

Having a fringe doesn’t mean you can’t wear flowers in your hair. How sweet is this simple flower girl flower crown?

Flower Girl Wedding Flower Crown Fringe EKR Pictures Photo: EKR Pictures via Bohemian Luxe Wedding Ideas Flower Crown: Silver Sixpence Wedding Florist Hair: VMHairdressing


27. Pom Pom

For a flower alternative, a wool pom pom crown may just suit your smallest wedding party members.

Pom Pom Wedding Flower Crown Flower Girl John Wellings Photo: John Wellings via Woodhouse Barn Wedding Flower Girl Tutu: Flowers and Confetti


28. Gypsophila

Classic and simple you can’t go wrong with a delicate gypsophila flower crown. Friendly on the flower costs too!

Gypsophila Wedding Flower Crown Flower Girl dmcclane Photo: Daniel McClane Photography via Enchanting Country Barn Wedding Flower Crown: Ann Raymond


29. Delicate

Matching delicate circlets of blooms work so beautifully for junior bridesmaids. These contrasting colours really make the crowns pop too.

Dainty Wedding Flower Crown Flower Girls jbonadiophoto Photo: Jeannine Bonadio Photography via Art Nouveau Wedding


Bridesmaid Flower Crown Ideas Gallery

And finally, for your bridesmaids. Flower crowns really are a lovely way to bring together a cohesive bridal party look. Whether you have mismatched dresses or accessories, they really do tie together a tribe of bridesmates.

30. Unique From The Bride

If you want to stand out, have a statement bridal flower crown. Then keep the bridesmaids halos simple and sweet.

Bridesmaids Wedding Flower Crowns Ideas Emily & Steve Photography Photo: Emily & Steve Photography via Pitt Hall Barn Wedding Flower Crowns: Martin and the Magpie


31. Contrasting Hues

Contrasting colours from bridesmaid dresses really do work beautifully. Don’t be afraid to experiment and go wild with colour.

Bridesmaid Flower Crowns James Powell Photography Photo: James Powell Photography via West Lexham Barn Wedding Flower Crowns: Rambling Rose Florist


32. Matchy Matchy

You could all wear the same flower crown for a really consistent wedding day style.

Colourful Bridesmaid Flower Crowns clairemacintyre Photo: Claire Macintyre Photography via Unicorn Rainbow Wedding Flower Crowns: All in One Season


33. Floral Love

Classic and pretty, rose flower crowns are going to stand the test of time.

Bridesmaid Flower Crowns Mr Sleeve Photo: Mr Sleeve via Yurt Wedding Flower Crowns: Carol Siddorn


34. Fluffy

Fluffy and pretty Baby’s Breath crowns look awesome. Especially when teamed with fun sunglasses.

Bridesmaid Flower Crown Ideas Amy Lou Photography Photo: Amy Lou Photography via Wylam Brewery Wedding Flower Crowns: Muscari Events


35. Wax Flower

Using a single flower such as Wax Flower can work wonderfully. It will keep costs down and ensures the focus is on the bouquets or dresses instead.

Bridesmaid Wedding Flower Crowns joshuapatrickphotography Photo: Joshua Patrick Photography via Ethereal Barn Wedding Flower Crowns: The Passion of Flowers


36. Midsize

Not too big, not too small a midsize flower crown should suit everyone!

Bridesmaids Flower Crown Inspiration Grace Mitch Photo Film Photo: Grace & Mitch Photo & Film via Dreys Wedding Flower Crowns: Sue Davies Flowers


🌸 How Much Do Wedding Flower Crowns Cost?

For wedding flower crowns expect to pay from £40-£70+ depending on the size and flower choice. Flower crowns may cost less for the smaller flower girls and bridesmaid circlets.

🌷 Should I Wear A Flower Crown To My Wedding?

If you love the look of a flower crown and want to wear one on your wedding day you should! However, if you are unsure and don’t feel comfortable with the idea, ditch it.

You could experiment by mocking up a flower crown and wearing it with your dress. That way you can trial whether it would suit your bridal style.

🌼 Can I Wear A Veil With A Flower Crown?

Yes, you can wear a flower crown with a veil. Simply let your florist and hair stylist know in advance. A hair slide on a veil is the best option and think about having a crown with a small back so it’s easier to attach.

🌻 How Do I Make A Wedding Flower Crown?

It is possible to create a DIY wedding flower crown. Here’s some simple steps how:


So there you have it, all the flower crown inspiration you need for your wedding. Plus I've answered some flower crown FAQ. Hooray!

Go forth and choose your flower crown ready for your big day.

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