2. Tie them together in circles and overlapping each other.
3. Arrange them as desired and tie them again to each other where needed.
4. Use toothpicks or break off the ends of skewers, like I did.
5. Paint them. I "mass painted" mine in a cup: rubbed them around in paint, then laid them out on a paper towel to dry.
6. Arrange the toothpicks in your crown. It helps to have a plate underneath so you can move the crown afterwards.