Crowns and tiaras are perfect for fancy dress and birthday parties, plus they’re a whole lot of fun to make and wear! Whether you want to be a queen, king, princess, or prince for a day (or night!) – you’ll certainly enjoy the round-up of DIY projects that we have for you below.
There’s everything from pipe cleaner creations to crowns made from paper, and gemstone-clad tiaras to floral masterpieces.
It’s time to get the scissors and craft glue ready as we dive into the following tutorials…
This DIY crown from A Subtle Revelry is so unique and we love the various glittery and colorful elements! It’s the perfect accessory to make the birthday girl or boy stand out.
This combination of pom poms and pastel cardboard looks wonderful, doesn’t it? A Subtle Revelry will show you how it’s done!
Here’s another amazing DIY crown from A Subtle Revelry, this time featuring speckled metallic cardboard. You can create these in a range of colors, so be sure to check out the full tutorial!
Here’s a DIY tiara with a difference! A Subtle Revelry has created this masterpiece using glittery disco balls. Superb!
You’ve probably seen these gorgeous crowns all over Pinterest, but now you can actually make your own thanks to this DIY tutorial from Beau Coup! They’re perfect for all kinds of occasions.
With some fantastic fall leaves, you too can create this DIY leaf crown from Clickin Moms. It’s perfect for fancy dress parties or whimsical photo shoots!
How amazing is this DIY mermaid tiara from Debi’s Design Diary? We can only imagine how fun this beautiful crown is to make!
This spooktacular DIY crown is from Delia Creates and we think it’ll instantly transform your Halloween outfit into a frighteningly good one. Learn how to make your own by following the tutorial!
Design Lovefest has created this eye-catching crown filled with colorful gemstones. This dazzling DIY will be plenty of fun to make – plus, you can even make one as a gift for a loved one.
Here’s a quick and easy printable crown that your daughter will adore! When it comes to fun crowns, Disney Family has got the goods.
If you love crafting with perler beads, then we have a feeling you’ll really enjoy this DIY crown made from the colorful craft material! DIY Candy will show you how it’s done.
Here’s a DIY crown for New Year’s Eve that’s a little bit different! Inner Child Fun has created these firework crowns using pipe cleaners in blue, red, and white.
Here’s a DIY Queen of the Woods fairy crown which is the perfect addition to a similarly themed Halloween costume! Jessica Andersdotter has a step-by-step guide for you.
Pipe cleaners and pom poms are two of our favorite craft materials, so you can imagine how chuffed we were to find this DIY crown from Kelli Murray! You can also make this design in an assortment of your favorite colors.
No Queen of Hearts costume would be complete without this amazing deck of cards crown from Lauren Conrad! It’s surprisingly easy to create too.
Wow, this DIY felt crown takes crafty head wear to a whole new level! Lia Griffith is the queen of felt DIYs, so you won’t want to miss this.
Here’s another DIY crown from Lia Griffith and this one is perfect for fancy dress parties or Halloween! We love the glittery gold color.
This stunning DIY fairy paper crown is a true work of art! We think these are wonderful for children’s birthday parties or even bridal showers, so be sure to check out the tutorial from Lia Griffith.
This DIY copper heart crown from Make and Tell is gorgeous and very unique too! You could easily make a few of these within a weekend as one-of-a-kind Christmas presents.
Here’s a colorful and quirky DIY crown tutorial from Marino Bambinos that any child will love! These fabric feather crowns are perfect for playtime.
This is a wonderful DIY Mother’s Day crown idea from Mr Printables! It’s the perfect accompaniment to a card, plus Mom can wear it all day and feel loved.
We love this whimsical star crown from Now That’s Pretty – isn’t it gorgeous? It’d make the most beautiful New Year’s Eve headband too.
This is such a great idea for a children’s birthday party! You can easily create these DIY balloon crowns by following Oh Happy Day’s tutorial, and then each child will adore their party head wear.
This DIY clover crown from Oh Happy Day is great for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day – don’t you think? Be sure to check out the full tutorial to recreate one for yourself!
Create these fun geometric shapes, add them to a headband, and you’ve instantly got yourself an awesome DIY tiara! This is another amazing creation from Oh Happy Day.
Did you know that you can actually create this pipe cleaner heart tiara in less than an hour? Thanks to One Charming Party’s DIY tutorial, it’s easier than ever!
Here’s another fantastic DIY crown to help celebrate Mother’s Day! Oriental Trading’s version contains the word ‘MOM’ in pipe cleaners, as well as some fun pom poms.
This DIY crown from Pottery Barn’s blog will have you seeing stars…literally! Create your star adornments in your favorite colors for a unique look.
Inspired by Where the Wild Things Are, Pretty Real decided to create a no-sew felt crown. Children and the young-at-heart will love wearing this fancy dress crown!
It just wouldn’t be a crown round-up without a beautiful DIY flower crown tutorial! Refinery29 has a simple, yet stunning version that you can create within an afternoon.
Wow, this tutorial from Small for Big will teach you how to make a whole range of these metallic and colorful cardboard crowns! Which one is your favorite?
This reindeer antler and floral combination from Southern Mama and Child is stunning! The tutorial will show you how to easily recreate your own.
This Steampunk inspired crown from Steampunk Monsters looks so professional, but you’d be surprised by just how easy it is to create! Want to try it for yourself? Take a peek at the instructional guide.
This cut-out gemstone crown from Studio DIY looks like it is super fun to make and wear! It’s sure to turn heads at your next fancy dress party too.
We can’t get over just how pretty these DIY crowns are from The House that Lars Built – in fact, we want to create them all! Which patterns and colors will you use?
Celebrate spring with this DIY paper flower crown from The House that Lars Built! The best part is that once you’ve finished wearing it, you can hang it on your wall to admire all-year-round.
This silver and starry tiara from The House that Lars Built is just too pretty not to make! If you want to create something that will dazzle your guests, then you won’t want to miss this DIY tutorial.
Festival season is a long one, so why not celebrate it by creating this DIY feather crown from The Wonder Forest? It can also double-up as a fancy dress adornment!
Today’s Parent will show you how to create not one, nor two, but three glorious DIY pipe cleaner crowns! We’d make all three because choosing a favorite is just too hard.
This talented crafter created a series of these DIY crowns for her own bridesmaids – isn’t that clever? You’ll find all of the information you need in order to make your own via Best Destination Wedding.
There you have it – 40 DIY crowns and tiaras that you’ll have so much fun making! Which ones were your favorites? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section below!