By Louise Baltruschat Hollis
Photos by Fairclough Studios
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!
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!
Flower crowns can be worn with half up half down wedding hairstyles. Pretty as a picture!
Dried blooms are super popular, especially for flower crowns. They can be made in advance and kept forever.
Photo: Indigo and Violet Photography via Autumn Festival Wedding Ideas Hair: VM Hairdressing Flower Crown: The Flower Fairy
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.
Keep things simple with oodles of greenery and neutral flowers. Add your circlet to a twisted hair do like this bridal look.
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.
Bright and beautiful. Use summery blooms and don’t be afraid to colour clash.
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.
You could use artificial flowers and pop them on the side of your head. The perfect alternative to a full circlet of fresh flowers.
You can team a flower crown with a full hair-up style as demonstrated by bride Chloe.
Choose smaller flowers for a more dainty look. Team with waves for a natural and pretty style.
You can mix and match dried florals and foliage for a really gorgeous bridal accessory.
Go pastel with Spring florals and rock your flower crown in the evening for boho vibes.
Yes you can wear a veil with a flower crown. Simply tuck in your veil at the bottom of your crown. Voila!
Add a touch of metallic to your floral accessory with bronze foliage. So gorgeous!
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.
Two brides? Why not coordinate your look with beautiful matching floral crowns?
Add an ivy ring ontop of your veil for a really vintage and ethereal wedding style.
Flower crown, not enough? Add extra flowers to the back of your hairstyle too!
Think about adding extra elements to your flowers, such as feathers and berries.
Use what you are blessed with already. Your own hair! Plait a crown then add florals, simple and gorgeous.
For a bold flower statement rock a tall flower hairband. It’ll make for a real show-stopper.
Keep things simple with a greenery halo accessory. Elegant and classic, it’ll match any bridal look.
More is more, more colour, more foliage. What a stunning flower crown idea.
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.
Red and pink flowers work so well together and are just perfect for autumn weddings.
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.
Having a fringe doesn’t mean you can’t wear flowers in your hair. How sweet is this simple flower girl flower crown?
For a flower alternative, a wool pom pom crown may just suit your smallest wedding party members.
Classic and simple you can’t go wrong with a delicate gypsophila flower crown. Friendly on the flower costs too!
Matching delicate circlets of blooms work so beautifully for junior bridesmaids. These contrasting colours really make the crowns pop too.
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.
If you want to stand out, have a statement bridal flower crown. Then keep the bridesmaids halos simple and sweet.
Contrasting colours from bridesmaid dresses really do work beautifully. Don’t be afraid to experiment and go wild with colour.
You could all wear the same flower crown for a really consistent wedding day style.
Classic and pretty, rose flower crowns are going to stand the test of time.
Fluffy and pretty Baby’s Breath crowns look awesome. Especially when teamed with fun sunglasses.
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.
Not too big, not too small a midsize flower crown should suit everyone!
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.
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.
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.
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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