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Bowdabra Holiday Decor: Christmas Candle Holder

In today’s economy, we are all looking for ways to save money, so there is no better way than to make your own Christmas Make Christmas & Holiday Decoration Bowdecorations and Christmas gifts. Most of us enjoy a flickering candle on those dark, cold winter nights, and the scents of candles remind us of the yummy food we’ll be enjoying in the coming months. Whether you are making this candle holder for your own home or for a gift, it will be enjoyed by everyone.

Everything needed to make these candle holders can be purchased at the dollar store, so one candle holder costs about $5.00 to make and takes only about 10 minutes of your time. Create a bunch of these and put each one in a gift bag with a bow and gift tag. You’ll have an inexpensive, yet elegant handmade gift for a teacher, your mail person, for a secret pal gift exchange, a friend, or for someone who unexpectedly gives you a gift.

You’ll need:

-A glass candle holder
– 1.5″ wide ribbon
-a flower from a Christmas pick
Mini Bowdabra
Hair Bow Tool
Bowdabra Wire
-Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
-Wire cutters


1. Cut a piece of ribbon to fit around the candle holder and secure with a dab of glue.

Easy DIY Christmas Decoration


2. Cut 18 inches of Bowdabra Bow Wire, fold in half, and place in the Mini Bowdabra that already has the Hair Bow Tool on it.

3. Make a 5 inch basic bow with 2 loops. Start by taking a long length of ribbon, fold in half to find the center and place center into the Mini Bowdabra.

 DIY Homemade Christmas Decoration


4. Make one loop on the left that is 2 1/2 inches long. Note that the end of this loop should be facing up on the other side of the Mini Bowdabra.

Indoor Christmas Decorating Idea


5. Take the other end piece of ribbon on the right side of the Mini Bowdabra and make another loop that is 2 1/2 inches long.


6. Scrunch this bow with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

 Easy Christmas Decoration


7. Leave the bow in the Mini Bowdabra for now. Thread the 2 loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop at the other end. Pull the wire tightly so the bow will not fall apart, then remove from the Mini Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the wire and bring them around to the back of the bow. Double knot, then trim excess wire.

DIY Christmas Home Decor



8. Glue bow onto the ribbon band around the candle holder, then trim and dovetail ribbon ends to the desired length.

Christmas decoration ideas to make


9. Using wire clippers, cut a flower off of a Christmas floral pick. Then glue flower to the bow center to cover the wire.

DIY Handmade Holiday Tree


10. Place candle inside the candle holder.

Christmas Decorations You Can Easily Make From Recycled

Your candle holder is now ready to be enjoyed in your home or be given as a gift. Merry Christmas!

**For safety’s sake, remember burning candles should never be left unattended and keep them away from small children and pets. **

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