If you're holding any kind of Beltane celebration at all, it's all about the flowers! Be sure to jazz up your festivities with a crown of flowers -- it looks beautiful on any woman, and really brings out the goddess within. Not only that, it's pretty heavy on the fertility symbolism as well. A floral crown is easy to make with just a few basic craft supplies.
You'll need the following:
- Pipe cleaners (preferably green, but any color works in a pinch)
- Spring flowers, such as daisies, irises, petunias (leave the stems on)
- Ribbon in whatever colors you love
Take the pipe cleaners and create a circle that will fit your head. This usually takes two pipe cleaners for adults, and maybe one and a half for kids. Twist the ends together to form a ring, as shown in Figure 1.
Next, take two more pipe cleaners and loop them around the ring, like you see in Figure 2. This creates a framework for you to add your flowers.