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6 Easy DIY Hair Bows and Headbands with the Bowdabra

Create super easy DIY hair bows and headbands with simple, readily available materials and the Bowdabra. Join Sandy Sandler, Creator of the Bowdabra as she takes you through this exciting journey of making incredibly cute and adorable hair and head accessories for girls, babies, women and even the Derby!

DIY Hair Bows


For the first hair bow, a pretty bow for little girls, Sandy scrunches some tulle in the Mini Bowdabra. She takes a piece of heart patterned ribbon, slightly creases it in the middle and places it in the Bowbabra, adding a few more such pieces. She adds a variety of cute curly korker ribbons in myriad colors to the bow. Tied up with the Bowdabra Bow Wire, and then tied to a ponytail holder, it turns out to be a really fluffy, super simple and very pretty hair bow.


Sandy takes pieces of tulle – 10 inches long and 5 inches wide. She ties each of the ends into knots and scrunches them into the Mini Bowdabra. Next, she scrunches in pieces of glittered tulle. Once the bow is tied up, Sandy ties it with a headband, putting the knot at the place where the crease is. Super simple and fun, it comes out as a cute Baby Headband.


Isn’t it adorable to see 6-month-old babies with bows bigger than their heads? No need to buy expensive bows. Sandy shows how quickly and easily you can make super cute baby bows with some pieces of pink and purple tulle and assorted ribbons.

First, Sandy first scrunches in purple and pink tulle in 3 layers to make a big puff in the Large Bowdabra. Using green wired ribbon, cut pointed at the ends for leaves, and pink wired ribbon, cut in curved shapes at the ends for petals, Sandy arranges a flower on top of the tulle. Once the bow is tied up and the petals shaped out, it looks like a stunning flower head bow.

Sandy takes the loose ends of the wire that had been used to tie up the bow and weaves them through the holes in either side of the seam of a headband so that the wire is not against the baby’s head but only on the other side of the headband.


For the next hair bow, Sandy scrunches in light blue tulle in the Mini Bowdabra and then adds 3 pieces of peacock patterned ribbon. Then she adds white curly korker ribbon and tops it up with another piece of the blue tulle.  Then, she folds it in half to make a beautiful hair bow which can be attached easily with an alligator clip.


For the next hair bow, Sandy mixes in scrunchy ribbon with some tulle, pieces of cute pink ribbon and golden pearls, all tied up together in a beautiful shape. Once puffed out and attached to a ponytail holder, it makes a very pretty gold and pink hair bow.


Sandy scrunches in a couple of pieces of frayed green mesh followed by some yellow tulle. Then, she tops it up with green and yellow curly korker ribbons. It makes a cute headband bow which can be tied to a headband or stuck on the Derby hat with a glue dot.


Keep these ready when you watch this video to start making awesome fun projects and bows in minutes:
* Large Bowdabra
* Bowdabra Wand
* Bowdabra Bow Wire
* Tulle in various colors
* Patterned ribbon
* Wired ribbon
* Scrunchy Ribbons
* A selection of ribbons and scraps of ribbons
* Headband
* Alligator Clip
* Ponytail holder
* Glue Dots, Double-sided tape

Check out more hair bows and headbands here.

Bowdabra's easy-to-create bow-makers are available at the Bowdabra website's online store and also at various retail establishments such as Amazon, AC Moore, Pat Catan's Stores, Jo Ann store, Michael's, and Walmart.

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