Teach Me: How to Make Lace Crowns May 16, 2013Step three: pour some of the fabric stiffener into a shallow container. Rub the lace in it and squeeze out the excess.RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORNutcracker Wreath DIY: Dollar Store CraftsWood Spool Christmas Decor TutorialPumpkin Monogram Fall Wall Decor DIY35 COMMENTSSooooo cool! ReplyThis is way to cute! I love that it could be for boys and girls. And it looks like something even I might be able to make! ReplyThese are beautiful! Love them so much ReplySimply marvelous, Morena! Cute kids! ReplyMorena I love these!! I am currently designing and making a Princess Tiana dress and this would be the PERFECT crown! I won’t be posting my Tiana dress until early next month but would you mind if I made one of these and posted a link back to your tutorial for my readers on Sweet Benanna & Sam? firstname.lastname@example.org ReplySoooo pretty – I want an adult-sized one! 😀http://www.mancunianvintage.com ReplyThose are the sweetest photos and a fun project to do with my 6 yr old granddaughter. Thanks for sharing.ViBe creative EVERYDAY! http://www.creativethreadz.com ReplyWow….simple n beautiful!! ReplyThat’s so cute! ReplyVery pretty, and seems easy! My question would be, where could I find these kind of laces? Does it have to be cut, to look like a crown? Thank you ReplyJessica, you can find the lace at any craft store! ReplyI tried Hobby Lobby and even asked a lady in the sewing dept. She said they didn’t have anything like that. Any other suggestions? I just love these!! ReplyWhat are you not able to find? The lace is with the ribbon at Michael’s. You might find the fabric stiffener with the adhesives, but I order it from ConsumerCrafts.com. I hope that helps! ReplyThanks for the tips. I have wanted to make one of these lace crowns for months. I guess I need to take a trip to the fabric store soon.Marlene Detierro (Turnberry Towers Las Vegas) ReplyHow long did it take them to dry? ReplyIt takes less than a day to dry. I let them dry overnight. ReplyThank you for the tutorial! I saw these on etsy and have been dying to make them and now I can! ReplyWhen you say paint the lace with craft paint, do you mean fabric paint ( some come in a spray) or regular acrylic crafting paint that can be applied with a brush? Thx for these tips…going to be the Queen Bee of making some crowns! 😉 ReplyHeather, I used acrylic crafter’s paint and a brush. I hope that helps! ReplyThank you soooo much! I have to make 50 crowns for a ladies gathering on a tiny budget, these will be great! Thank you! ReplyGonna try this for my daughters Dolphin Princess party in April… thanks for the inspiration and idea 🙂 Happy New Year. ReplyI love your crowns, they are so cute and easy to make! Where do you get your fabric stiffener? They only had a spray one at my craft store. When I sprayed it to saturation and let it dry it was quite stiff but after I painted the crown it became a little more floppy. Do you think it would work if I sprayed it again even though it’s already painted or will it be ruined? Thanks! ReplyThanks, Danielle! I got the fabric stiffener from consumercrafts.comIf you respray your painted crown, put it back on your can/jar or whatever you used to shape it first. It will collapse when it gets wet again, so you’ll have to reshape it. I hope that helps! ReplyWhich kind of lace is best? There’s the synthetic material type of lace or the cotton lace. ReplyI have used both with no problem! ReplyI did this and after the fabric stiffener the crown was wonderful but then I painted it and it got all floppy again. Should I do the fabric stiffener again? ReplySometimes if you use too much paint it will become floppy, so wrap it around the can again while it dries so it can set correctly. Another idea is to tint the fabric stiffener with paint so you color and stiffen at the same time. For the ones you made, I’d just do the stiffener again. I hope that helps! ReplyI wonder if you could do this with modge podge or clear glue, it would be waterproof then, I think I’ll try and let you know ReplyI have made one with Mod Podge and posted it here. It works but is not as stiff…it’s more pliable. Reply[…] (via Morena’s Corner) […] Reply[…] Make your own lace crowns with this tutorial. […] Reply[…] down, my most popular tutorial is how to make lace crowns. I love to make them and to experiment with different finishes for the lace. I’ve […] Reply[…] a Magic Fairy Wand from Education.com Paper Plate Golden Coach from Activity Village Lace Crowns from Morena’s Corner Cinderella Footprint from Keeper of the Cheerios Cinderella Dresser Top […] ReplyWill starch work the same as the fabric stiffener? ReplyI haven’t tried that but I’m pretty sure that it would work the same way if you used liquid starch. ReplyLEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyPlease enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address!Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.