Beautiful Girl Altered Crown

By  Regina Easter 

size: 5"x9"

  • Beautiful Girl Altered Crown


  • 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


  • 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
  • 1. Use electronic cutting system to cut one crown from chipboard sheet and one from Mint Julep paper.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 5. Use permanent pens to add dot borders to crown edges and points.