This simple DIY whimsical wildflower crown tutorial from celebrity florist, Michael Putnam, will turn your little babes right into woodland fairies! Using flowers you and your daughter can find in your own backyard, this is the perfect activity for a summer afternoon!
- Flowers & Greenery (Pro-tip: go on a scavenger hunt in your neighborhood for these!)
- Floral Wire
- Floral / Boutonnière Stretch Tape
Ta-Da! You have your very own Whimsical Wildflower Crown!
One of our fav babes @oksanyta tried making these at home and they were absolutely dreamy!
Step 1: Gather wildflowers.
Step 2: Begin arranging your flowers.
Step 3: Tie both sides of the flowers together to make a crown.
Step 4: Put on a tutu and frolic in the desert with your new whimsical wildflower crown!
“This was such a fun family activity. Our daughter loved every step of the process from picking the flowers with Daddy, helping weave them together, and then wearing the crown like a true flower child!” –Oksana Bixler, @oksanyta
About the Creator!
Putnam & Putnam was founded in 2014 by NYC’s preeminent floral designer Michael Putnam and partner Darroch Putnam. Their namesake brand has been the go-to for the discerning set with flowers uniquely tailored for every occasion: editorial, weddings, fashion presentations and more. Their elegant and ethereal style has garnered the attention of clients like tastemakers Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew Barrymore and Beyonce, and brands like Bergdorf Goodman, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar.
In October 2018, Putnam & Putnam released their debut title, Flower Color Guide, the first reference book to organize flower types by color, with an emphasis on seasonality and creative color schemes. In November 2019, Putnam & Putnam created an online educational platform called the Putnam Flower Channel, the first of its kind. Check them out at @putnamflowers on Instagram and putnamflowers.com/
B.A.E. Tutu Dress
iloveplum dresses are the easiest, most comfy, twirl worthy tutus. Constructed from a classic leotard body, a spandex racerback bodice adorned with snap closures and tons of tulle to twirl in. Classic and comfortable.
Bodice: Polyester / Spandex
Skirt: Polyester Tulle