Introduction: How to Make a Paper Crown

Hi there, this is my first time writing an instructables, so I hope you like it!

This is an easy project that you can do whenever! It's simple and quick to make, and it's completely made out of paper. This crown is great for all ages and anyone can make it! I had a lot of fun and creativity while making this, and I hope you do to!


  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Decorative tape
  • Stickers
  • Decorative paper

Step 1: Cut

I started with two 9 x 12 in. papers, then I cut them into 4 x 4 in. squares. I cut 6 black squares and 6 white squares, making 12 total squares.

Step 2: Fold

Take one square and fold it in half so that two opposite corners meet each other. Form a crease and then unfold it so it is a square again.

Step 3:

Take the square and place it so that the crease is vertical, then take the corners on the left and right side, and fold them to the crease.

Step 4:

Fold the bottom corner up a tiny bit.

Step 5:

Fold the bottom side up again, it should maintain a triangle shape

Step 6:

Fold the bottom side up again, this time it should make a boat-like shape

Step 7: Repeat

repeat steps 2-6 again until you have used all of your squares

Step 8: Connect the Pieces

if you've done the previous step correctly, then you should be able to slide the pieces together until they fit together.

Step 9:

repeat step 8 again for the rest of the pieces. Some advice if some pieces aren't fitting correctly, try cutting off a little tiny bit from the corners or the bottom. Also if it's falling apart, try using some glue or tape.

Step 10: Connect the Crown

For the last pieces, just connect the left end to the right end, the crown might not be perfectly round but that's fine. Check the crown to see if it is a suitable size, if it's too big just remove some pieces, and if it's too small try adding some more pieces. I ended up using 10 pieces since it was a little bit big. If needed, apply some glue or tape for extra support. You can leave your crown here or decorate it in the next step.

Step 11: Decorate

Bring your creativity out in this step! You can use pens, markers, stickers, decorative tape, yarn, or anything else to decorate your crown. I used a pretty white moon washi tape on all of the black pieces, then in a few places I used vintage rub-on transfers from the dollar store. I used multiple stickers, scrap-paper, and other washi tapes to decorate the rest of it. I hope you had fun making and decorating your crown, I'm proud of your final creation, I bet it looks amazing!

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