Whether you’re shooting outdoors or in a studio, one way to transform a female portrait from dull to dreamy is to have your subject wear a flower crown. This headpiece doesn’t just make your pictures pretty—it also adds an extra burst of color, texture, and story-telling detail to your shots. Plus, it can be constructed from real flowers. (If you’re lazy to DIY, you can just get them here or here.)

It’s a styling accessory that we often see in the portraits constantly making the rounds in our Popular page. So we gathered 45 striking flower crown portraits to demonstrate the many ways you can get creative with this petal-laden photo prop. Scroll down, and get inspired!

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