King’s Coronation SVG šŸ‘‘ Make a DIY Crown Craft Template

King's Coronation SVG. Make a DIY Crown Craft Template

Ever wondered how to make a royal crown out of paper? Start your King’s Coronation craft projects with this free crown SVG.

This would make a lovely way to invite all of your neighbors to a Coronation themed street party on May 6th 2023. You could make this for the front of the invite and then add all of the details on the back.

Or, frame it in a shadow box as the momento of the occasion, display it at your street party or home party, or just place it in your home as a reminder of the event!

Crown papercraft DIY

Cut the free crown SVG from gold mirror card or glitter card and decorate with gemstones and sparkles for that extra special touch.

Video tutorial for King’s Coronation SVG

Watch the video below to see how to make this royal crown craft project in time for King Charles III’s coronation. Keep scrolling for a written tutorial.

Layered crown craft template materials

Here is a list of the materials that I used to make this project.

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Make a crown with a Cricut

Royal crown SVG assembly instructions

Here’s how to make your very own DIY crown using a Cricut machine!

Step 1) Download the free file & unzip the downloaded folder

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Before you upload the SVG to Design Space, you need to unzip the download folder that it comes in.

Step 2) Upload the SVG file into Design Space

Open up Cricut Design Space and upload the file called svg-crown-craftwithsarah.svg

Make sure you upload the file which starts svg- in the filename!!

This is how it should look after you have uploaded the file:

After uploading, the design will show in your “Recently Uploaded Images”. Click on it and then press “Add to Canvas” to put it onto your Project.

Click the design on your canvas and use the width/height boxes near the top of the screen to make it the size that you want to cut it.

I made mine 7.5 inches wide (7.805 inches tall).

I don’t recommend going smaller than about 4 inches wide as otherwise the decorative details in the crown may become quite delicate and difficult to get off the mat without tearing.

When you’re happy with the size of the free crown SVG in Design Space, click “Make It” and follow the instructions on-screen to cut out all the layers.

Change the paper size with the dropdowns on the left of the screen. You need to change it for every colour.

You can drag-and-drop the pieces on the screen to move them about to take up less space on your cardstock.

Step 3) Stick the layered crown together

After cutting, lay the layers on top of each other to check you’re happy with the colours and that you haven’t missed any pieces.

I love how the gold mirror card looks in this design! So regal!

I used a shiny gold and a matte-effect brushed metal card for the two different shades of yellow.

Use 3D foam pads and glue to stick the layers together.

Use this guide to see the order to stick the layers together in. A high quality printable version of this assembly guide is included in the folder when you download the cut file.

My favourite glue to use on papercraft projects is Collall All Purpose Glue.

It’s SO good because it doesn’t “warp” or bend the cardstock like some glues do. You can use as much of it as you want and the card stays perfect – and it dries perfectly clear too!

To make it even easier to apply glue to layered card projects, I highly recommend getting some of these needle tip applicator bottles to put the glue into.

The nozzles are REALLY tiny which makes them perfect for putting glue in the pieces of cardstock that make up this design.

The foam pads that I use are from “Dot & Dab”, but any foam squares will work. If yours are big then you may need to cut them smaller with scissors to fit inside the edges of the layers.

When adding the foam pads to the relevant layers, make sure you add some in the middle of the pieces of card so it give stability to the middles. If you don’t add any foam pads in the middles then it can “sag” under the weight of the other layers which doesn’t look as good.

Step 3) Decorate your crown craft

You can decorate the crown to make it even more festive with products such as plastic gemstones, sequins, glitter and Nuvo drops.

I put Nuvo drops on the gemstone cutouts for the crown, but unfortunately it “warped” the card as it dried, so the pieces didn’t lie flat any more.

I decided that I didn’t like how the “gems” looked, so I peeled them off and replaced them with some plastic gemstones instead. I think this looks much better!

Crown papercraft DIY

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to make a Coronation crown craft project.

Free crown SVG

For more royal themed craft projects, check out this Beefeater guard gnome SVG and Royal gnome design that were released last year for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Jubilee gnomes

I’ll be adding a matching “King Gnome” soon!

Love layered SVGs? Check out my other free layered SVG files

Happy crafting,
Sarah x