Making A Wild Crown for Camp Bestival

We are on Camp Bestival countdown here – a week tomorrow we will be on our way, ready for a weekend of amazing fun! This year the theme is ‘Go Wild’ and although we do not go the whole hog with fancy dress (I know – party poopers huh!) I thought it would be fun to make Syd something to wear.


make a wild crown


We settled on making a simple Wild Crown. We went on a bit of a wander and found some sticks, then on a trip to the craft shop where we grabbed some colourful feathers and fabric leaves. Then we gathered a bit of A4 card and the rest of our bits and bobs and sat down to get creative.


craft items


Firstly we cut the card in half, then using Syd’s head as a guide, taped it back together to make a simple band around his head. Then we had fun with all our bits and bobs, some strong glue, washi tape and sellotape (sometimes all 3 – feathers can be a bugger to adhere to stuff!). I am pretty pleased with the result – he is too. He wouldn’t have his pic taken wearing it – think he is bored of Mummy wielding a camera for blog purposes, but I think you can just about make out his cheeky face peeking over the top of the shot!


syd and the wild crown

Are you headed to Camp B this year? Will you be dressing up?

Love Miss Cisco XXX




  1. July 24, 2015 / 11:52 am

    Anything with a peacock feather is a winner in my book! I love it!

  2. July 24, 2015 / 8:47 pm

    Now that is one awesome looking crown – I’m sure it will look fantastic with the Camp Bestival backdrop. x
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  3. July 24, 2015 / 11:26 pm

    I’m not going to Camp Bestival but that crown looks pretty wild and good to me 🙂 Have a great time!
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  4. July 25, 2015 / 12:15 pm

    This is adorable. Syd is going to look adorable … I haven’t started ours yet, I’m so last minute!

  5. July 27, 2015 / 10:02 am

    I was reading this thinking it was for you not Syd, no idea why! What an ace crown though – he’ll look adorable in it! Camp Bestival sounds brilliant, we’ve never been but really must. POD would love it I’m sure 🙂

  6. July 28, 2015 / 2:07 pm

    oh how lovely and very creative love the bright colours

  7. July 31, 2015 / 8:21 pm

    I absolutely love this. Hope you’re having a great time at Camp Bestival, I’m so jealous as I wish we were there this year!

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