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DIY Christmas Bows Tutorial

Celebrate this Christmas in July by decorating your home and presents with these vibrant and beautiful bows and wreaths. Join Nice of Nick’s Season Décor to make these pretty bows in simple steps.

Simple and Pretty Burlap Bow (Starts at 0:10)

Materials required:
Large Bowdabra
Gold Bowdabra bow wire
• Text-printed ribbon
• Burlap ribbon

Simple and Pretty Burlap Bow

Simple and Pretty Burlap Bow

1. Nick uses Large Bowdabra to make this bow.
2. He scrunches a beautiful ribbon decorated with ‘Merry Christmas’ print and red glitter into the Bowdabra, making tails at both the ends.
3. He adds another strip of the same ribbon with the twist-and-turn method, making 3 loops.
4. Next, Nick scrunches a burlap ribbon that is 1”-1.5” smaller than the Merry Christmas ribbon, again making 4 loops; 3 bigger and 1 smaller with the twist-and-turn method.
5. He ties all the ribbons with the gold Bowdabra bow wire tightly. The Bowdabra Wand can also be used to scrunch the ribbons first so that they can be tied much easily.
6. Nick fluffs the loops to give it a flower appearance, with the Merry Christmas ribbons acting as the tail of the bow.

Beautiful Christmas in July Wreath (Starts at 7:12)

Materials required:
Small Bowdabra
• Gold Bowdabra bow wire
• Red and white ribbon
• Decorative picks
• Wreath

Beautiful Christmas in July Wreath

Beautiful Christmas in July Wreath

1. Nick scrunches a pretty red and white ribbon of 1.5” width into the Small Bowdabra.
2. He adds another strip of the same ribbon, making 3-4 loops with the twist-and-turn method.
3. Nick ties both the ribbons, securing it with two tight knots.
4. He fluffs the loops to finish the beautiful red and white bow with tails. Nick ties the bow to a wreath.
5. Lastly, Nick ties a couple of decorative picks to the wreath to finish the beautiful Christmas in July wreath.

The tails of the ribbons can be curled in circles to give them a pretty curly appearance.

Pretty Traditional Bow (Starts at 15:20)

Materials required:
Small Bowdabra
• Gold Bowdabra bow wire
• Printed ribbon

1. Nick scrunches a beautiful printed ribbon (2.5” in the width) into the Small Bowdabra.
2. He adds another strip of the same ribbon, making 4-6 loops with the twist-and-turn method.
3. Nick ties both the ribbons to finish the beautiful traditional bow. The tails can either be dovetailed or cut at an angle.

Colorful Bow for Decorating Presents (Starts at 20:50)

Materials required:
Small Bowdabra
• 2” brown ribbon
• 2.5” designer ribbon
Gold Bowdabra bow wire

Colorful Bow for Decorating Presents

Colorful Bow for Decorating Presents

1. Nick scrunches the strip of 2.5” designer ribbon in the Small Bowdabra, making 3 loops on both the sides with the twist-and-turn method.
2. He tops it with the 2” brown ribbon, adding three loops with the twist-and-turn method.
3. Nick ties the ribbons to finish the beautiful bow that can be used to decorate the presents.

Pretty Christmas in July Bow – 2 (Starts at 25:50)

Materials required:
Small Bowdabra
• Green ‘Merry Christmas’ ribbon
Gold Bowdabra bow wire

1. Nick scrunches the beautiful green ‘Merry Christmas’ ribbon in the Small Bowdabra, making tails.
2. He adds another strip of the ribbon, making 3-5 loops on each side of the Bowdabra.
3. He ties both the ribbons to finish the pretty green Merry Christmas bow.

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