Beautiful Girl Altered Crown

Materials

  • Chipboard sheet
  • Patterned: Savannah Mint Julep (Autumn Leaves); black/cream ledger (Creative Imaginations)
  • Black rub-ons (American Crafts): swirls; “Beautiful"
  • Cupcake Sugar Coated Adhesive Chipboard Shapes (Doodlebug Design Inc.): ABCs; flower
  • Cream crocheted lace/ribbon trim
  • Ribbon: white satin; black/pink dot
  • Black-and-white flowers (Prima Marketing), assorted sizes
  • Antique buttons, assorted
  • Pearl brads (K&Company)
  • Rhinestones, assorted

Tools

  • Sahara Sand VersaMagic ink pad (Tsukineko)
  • Silver Stickles Glitter Glue (Ranger)
  • Fine-line permanent pens: black; opaque white
  • Cricut Expression Personal Cutting Machine and Happily Ever After cartridge (ProvoCraft)
  • Sewing machine and white thread

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Use electronic cutting system to cut one crown from chipboard sheet and one from Mint Julep paper.

STEP 2

  • Cut two 20” satin ribbon lengths and glue ends to chipboard crown near bottom. Glue crown layers together, hiding ribbon ends. Machine stitch crown sides together for added strength.

STEP 3

  • Cut scalloped trim from ledger paper using electronic cutter. Cut to fit and glue to back side. Glue cream lace across front of crown and adhere chipboard letters as shown.

STEP 4

  • Using photo as guide, embellish crown with rub-ons, flowers, rhinestones and brads. Tie pink ribbon bow and glue to one corner of crown; glue flower to bow.

STEP 5

  • Use permanent pens to add dot borders to crown edges and points.
by Regina Easter
Beautiful Girl Altered Crown
Beautiful Girl Altered Crown