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How to create a beautiful Boa Valentine’s Day hair bow

In the following DIY, you will learn how to create a beautiful Boa Valentine’s day hair bow.  This hair bow uses very little supplies and since the base bow is created from a boa the bow is full and lovely.

Follow the step-by-step DIY tutorial and you will have a gorgeous Valentine’s Day bow for you or your little girl!

boa hair bow

Boa Valentine’s Day hair bow

Materials:
Instructions:

To make the Boa Valentine’s Day hair bow: Cut an 18” piece of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold it in half. Lay it into the Mini Bowdabra . You’ll have a loop at one end and two loose pieces at the opposite end.

Boa Valentine's Day hair bow

First, place the end of craft boa into the Mini Bowdabra.

Boa Valentine's Day hair bow

Form a 2” loop and then press into Mini Bowdabra. Next, form a 2” loop on the other side and cut away the craft boa.

Boa Valentine's Day hair bow

Boa Valentine's Day hair bow

Next, cut a piece of ribbon 14” long to make a 3” wide Boutique Bow.  To do this, grab one end of the ribbon and crease the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra. Then, grab the ribbon on the other side of the Mini Bowdabra tower. Fold over the first ribbon loop and down into the center of the Mini Bowdabra. The two ribbons will form an X on the top of the Mini Bowdabra towers.

Boa hair bow

Boa hair bow

Boa hair bow

Using the Hair Bow Tool and Ruler as your guide position all four loops evenly and symmetrically. Start with the bottom loop and make a crease in the center and press into the Mini Bowdabra. Then take the top loop and make a crease in the center of it, as well, press into the Mini Bowdabra.

Boa hair bow

Add a small ribbon spray, press it into the Mini Bowdabra.

Boa hair bow

 

Scrunch down the ribbon with the Mini Bowdabra Wand. While the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the Mini Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop at the other end. Pull the Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly while the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra. Gently pull the bow out of the Mini Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire and bring them around to the back of the bow and knot.

Boa hair bow

. Fluff bow and adjust loops. Attach a finishing ribbon and a hair clip.

Boa hair bow

boa hair bow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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