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Triple Braided Bun With Flower Crown

Barefoot BlondeBarefoot Blonde Well I am just sitting here at the hospital waiting and waiting for baby – who knew this was such a long process?! Anyway, figured I would schedule this post while I am bored sitting here (already been 8 hours!) so by the time you guys see this I will be a new mama!!! Can’t wait – it feels like Christmas right now!! :) :)

So about this post though, I had a flower crown for my wedding and love the feminine feel of a flower crown! Now I feel like so many people do flower crowns (still so cute though!) but wanted to come up with a new idea for brides looking for something a little more unique and fresh and loved the idea of putting a flower crown around a bohemian braided bun! Since there aren’t many mini flower crowns that are the right size for a bun you may need to make one, I made my flower crown with just some flowers, wire, and floral tape and it was such a sinch and cost around $9.

Here are the step by steps for the braided bun:

1. Pull hair into three ponytails in the back of your head.

2. Braid the ponytails and make sure they are pulled apart to help create a thicker bun. (you can also use a mousse to help!)

3. Wrap each braided ponytail in an oval, pinning as you go along to secure it in place. You can be creative with how you pin these braids, totally up to preference. Just make sure you end up with a bun! And then you can wrap your flower crown around that bun.

5. Finish with TRESemmé TRES Two Climate Control Protection Spray for extra hold during the day. And if you need to smooth some pieces in front for a more polished look, I love to use a bit of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Crème Serum to smooth the front pieces.

Hope you guys are having a good week and stay tuned for baby updates!!! :) xoxo

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27 Responses to “Triple Braided Bun With Flower Crown”

  1. Monique June 19, 2014 at 10:43 am Permalink

    First off … Congrats! This is such precious time in your life! Secondly, I love this look. I only wish my hair was thick enough to pull it off!
    Cheers
    Casually Chic by Monique
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  2. Aidi Riera June 19, 2014 at 11:01 am Permalink

    Hope by the time I’m reading your post you are a new mama!!! Congrats!!! Wishing to see photos of your lovely baby!

    Kisses from Barcelona :*

  3. Katie June 19, 2014 at 11:37 am Permalink

    Ahh I am so excited for you!!
    Motherhood is the absolute best thing in the world.

    :)

    Katie

  4. Orne Galvez June 19, 2014 at 11:51 am Permalink

    Yessss! I love this hair style, cute and original. I’m going to try it because it looks amazing and you make it look easy. Congratulatioms for your baby. I wish you the best. Enjoy this new life! Kisses to all of you! X

  5. Christina Storm June 19, 2014 at 12:01 pm Permalink

    LOVE this look! So pretty!! Thanks for sharing!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  6. Kelly Feller June 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm Permalink

    What a cute and easy hairstyle :) Congratulations on your baby boy!! You are going to love every second of being a mama!

    XO Kelly
    http://www.dettecakes.com

  7. supal {chevrons & éclairs} June 19, 2014 at 1:13 pm Permalink

    oh this is so lovely!! And lots of healthy vibes to you and the baby!! We’re rooting you two on :) x

    http://www.chevronsandeclairs.com/blog

  8. Monica @ Mocha & Moccasins June 19, 2014 at 1:28 pm Permalink

    The final result is beautiful! I like how it’s a new spin on the flower crown that was so popular last summer. I love this look even more!
    PS. congrats on baby Atticus Jon Clark :)

  9. Kirsten June 19, 2014 at 1:29 pm Permalink

    This is beautiful and so easy! Congrats on your little one! I’m sure you are on cloud 9 right now!!

    XO, k
    KOKAY

  10. kelsey June 19, 2014 at 2:15 pm Permalink

    this is gorgeous and don’t look too hard! :) congratulations on baby atticus also! <3
    ladies in navy

  11. Ash June 19, 2014 at 2:20 pm Permalink

    This is really pretty Amber!! Perfect for any occasion..

    xo Ash,
    Sincerely Miss Ash

  12. Rachel @ Blonde with a Chanse June 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm Permalink

    Yay! Cute hairstyle :) And congrats on your sweet baby boy :)

  13. mon ika | You Get The Picture June 19, 2014 at 6:56 pm Permalink

    What a beautiful hair-do :-) even for a wedding?!

  14. Anya June 19, 2014 at 8:52 pm Permalink

    Wow, I am so excited and have this picture in my head with sitting in the hospital and waiting for your first child. Feeling this for you and with you.
    I hope that all went fine for you and your husband.
    Best wishes, congratulations and big hugs and kisses for you, your husband and your little baby boy xxx
    Anya

  15. Barbara June 19, 2014 at 9:53 pm Permalink

    Congratulations on this new amazing chapter in your life! Hope all went well and that both you and your baby are doing great. Can’t wait to hear from you soon! By the way, this hairdo is so pretty! Perfect for a date night or a wedding.

    xoxo!

  16. arielle June 20, 2014 at 3:11 am Permalink

    soo cute and I love your new spin on a current trend. and congrats on baby! that’s amazing that you were blogging whilst at the hospital. so happy for you.

    love, arielle
    a simple elegance

  17. melissa June 20, 2014 at 5:08 pm Permalink

    Love this! Unfortunately, I don’t think I can pull it off since my hair 1) is medium length and 2) very fine. Can you do this look with extensions? Doesn’t seem possible, but you are the hair guru, so maybe you have some tips?! Gorgeous as always, and congrats on your little bundle of joy!

  18. Mary June 22, 2014 at 10:24 pm Permalink

    YAY!! you’re a mom now!! whattt, love this hairstyle so cute, might try it for my sissys wedding!

    http://www.maryfield.net

  19. The CHIC Insomniac June 23, 2014 at 12:01 am Permalink

    I LOVE this!!!!

    The CHIC Insomniac

  20. Kelsey June 23, 2014 at 6:07 pm Permalink

    Love this look! So cute. Definitely pinning it~! Congratulations Mama!!

    Kels
    http://www.excusemyblog.com

  21. Pacific to Park June 25, 2014 at 2:30 am Permalink

    Congrats on the baby so happy for you!

    This hair style is amazing and I can’t wait to try it out! Thanks for sharing.

    xx http://www.pacifictopark.com

  22. Jessy July 12, 2014 at 10:31 pm Permalink

    Love love love all your braid looks!!
    I would like to know, if you can recommend any hair extansions ? Maybe a homepage for clips? Much love of a beloved reader from
    Germany!!

  23. Marika August 27, 2014 at 6:49 pm Permalink

    Love the hair.. as always, it is perfect. I wish you would do a video on this tutorial. I can’t understand what to do after you start wrapping the braids around. There are a few other picture tutorials you have done that I can’t understand either. I have to watch someone do it to fully understand it. I hope you make a video soon!

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  25. Sharon November 21, 2014 at 7:49 pm Permalink

    I love it

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