DIY Mermaid Crown Inspiration & Tutorial: The New Flower Crowns!
With the spring of 2014, came a new trend, popularly known as The Flower Crowns. Since then everyone has been donning beautiful flowers around their head. Fashion gurus and celebrities made floral wreaths a fashion must have by wearing them everywhere.Their vibrant colours screamed happy vibes and festivities. Soon it became a favorite for music festivals like Coachella and all the fashion events. Every fashion magazine and blog featured it and floral crowns literally became the “it” thing.
Soon enough, people began to DIY these flower crowns for the price of pebbles! Cheap and fashion perfect, who wouldn’t want it? I MEAN IF YOU DIDN’T HAVE ONE, WHAT WERE YOU DOING?
Only when we thought the flower trend was here to stay, Etsy designer Chelsea Shiels came up with Mermaid Crowns and replaced it. Mermaid crowns are made using seashells, pearls and beads bathed in glitter.
After watching The Little Mermaid, all we ever wanted is to see a real mermaid, didn’t we?And now we have a chance to be one and channelize our inner Ariel!
Chelsea Shiels, a 27 year old Australian first made the crown to hide a scar on her forehead. She had been making these unique mermaid crowns for years but it is only recently that she started selling them on Etsy which soon became popular. She believes these gorgeous mermaid crowns can be worn anywhere and everywhere, although most of her clients buy them for events. Her unique head gears get much praise and sell out very quickly!
Her designs are profound and may not be wearable for everyone so here we bring you some easy DIYs to make a mermaid crown at home. All you need to do is get a ton of seashells, a hairband, glitter and some glue! And viola! You have your own Mermaid crown!
Try these DIYs if you want easy to make and yet elegant looking mermaid crowns
But if you want to “go out there” with your Mermaid Crown, this DIY is is for you
We believe this latest fashion trend of 2016 is bound to stick around for awhile, after all who doesn’t want to feel like a mermaid?