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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Add Valentine’s Day decor to your home with a candle adorned with a  Mini Bowdabra Bow.  Tie Candle Valentine's Day Craftribbon around the candle and an embellished bow.

This is a very simple but elegant decoration.  Glue a recycled jewelry piece to the center of the bow for the perfect finish!

Materials Needed:

  • Candle
  • Organza Ribbon
  • Recycled Jewelry Piece
  • Hot Glue
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • Hair Bow Tool & Ruler
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the materials you will need to make this craft.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

2. To make the bow place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler onto the Mini Bowdabra.  Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold the wire in half.  Place the wire into the Mini Bowdabra.  Cut 6″ of sheer ribbon, dovetail the ends, and place the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Place the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.  Fold it at the 2″ mark to make your first loop.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Continue folding the ribbon back and forth making additional loops.  Use the wand to hold the ribbon loops in place.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

5. Make several smaller 1″ loops.  Use the wand to hold the loops in place.  Dovetail the end of the ribbon.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

6. Next, take the two tail ends of the wire and loop it through the center.  Pull the wire tightly.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra bring the wire around the back of the bow and knot it.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Glue a recycled piece of jewelry to the front of the bow.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Tie two sheer ribbon strands around the candle.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Use the Bowdabra Bow Wire to tie the bow to the sheer ribbon around the candle.   Spiral the remaining wire around a pencil to make fun ringlets.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

11. Display your candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow for Valentine’s Day.  Remove the bow before lighting the candle.

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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candle with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Tutorial by Bowdabra Designer Sarah

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