Searches on the internet yielded some lovely examples. For construction, I needed a base to put the arrangement on. On one website I saw a great idea. Take a tennis visor, turn it upside down, and place on your head so the brim is straight up. I covered with my skirt material. A trip to Michael's when they had a 40% off sale on silk flowers allowed me to stock up on purple, lavender and pink flowers. I started adding them to the covered base. I wanted flowers to hang down the sides. I decided to take one of the thicker flower stems, bend it to the shape of the crown, and wire flowers to it. It would be easier to attach the one, long piece to the crown rather than individual flowers. Once the curved arrangement was completed, I used large quilting pins to pin it to the crown. Then I filled in the spaces by hot gluing flowers in. Then I did the back side by hot gluing flowers on. Here is the finished front and back.
The photos of construction I took with my cell phone, and it makes the fabric look blue. Its not, its purple.
Now for some photos from the event.
$18 skirt fabric
$7 lace T shirt
$20 purple corset