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Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Make a Mardi Gras wreath with our easy to follow tutorial.  Finish the wreath with a beautiful Bowdabra Bow.  Place this colorful mesh ribbon wreath inside your home or outside on your front door, to celebrate!

Bowdabra Blog Mardi Gras Wreath

Materials Needed:

  • Mesh Ribbon
  • Large Width Gold Ribbon
  • Wire Ribbon for Bow
  • Beads
  • Mardi Gras Mask
  • Foam Wreath
  • Foam Clips
  • Bowdabra
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the supplies you will need to make this wreath.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

2. Next, using the foam clips place the mesh and gold ribbon around the wreath form.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Add additional gold ribbon in-between the loops.  Hold it in place with more foam clips.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Add some Mardi Gras beads and a Mardi Gras mask to the wreath.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

5. To make the bow cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire.  Fold the wire in half and place it into the Bowdabra.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

6. To make the bow tail place the ribbon into the Bowdabra several inches up from the end.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Fold the ribbon to form your first loop.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Fold the ribbon to form additional loops.  Cut the ribbon for a matching tail.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Scrunch down with the Bowdabra Bow Wand.  Thread the wire through the loop and pull tightly.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Remove the bow from the Bowdabra and bring it around the back and knot.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

11. Fluff the bow.

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

12. Use the Bowdabra Bow Wire to tie the bow to the wreath.  Your Mardi Gras wreath is ready to be displayed!

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Mardi Gras Wreath Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Tutorial by Designer Sarah Forhan

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