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How to use leftover event florals to make stunning keepsake swags

keepsake swags

Do you have florals leftover from an event like a wedding or birthday?  Don’t get rid of them, use them to make stunning family keepsake swags.  All you need is Bowdabra and some extra ribbon and your flowers will become a lasting memento!

That wedding or birthday celebration becomes even more special!  Watch and learn as Joette shows you in three short videos the easy steps and variations of door swags.

keepsake swags

How to use leftover event florals to make family keepsake swags

Materials:
Instructions:

First, build your base bow and tie with Bowdabra bow wire.  Add flowers.

Then, continue adding base bows and flowers in between.

Keep coming up from the bottom with longer cascading flowers.  The longer stems build a strong foundation for your swag.

Build your keepsake swag in three separate sections.  Tie them together with zip ties for extra security and stability.

Fluff and arrange the bows and florals.

Each door swag is more beautiful than the previous one.  So let’s keep on going!

For more quick and easy DIY’s visit the Bowdabra blog each week.  And be sure and like us on Facebook.  Each Monday at 4:00 p.m. PST, 5:00 p.m. MST, 6:00 p.m. CST, and 7:00 p.m. EST, Bowdabra will host a Facebook live. There is always something new to make and we take you through the easy steps.  Also, ach week one lucky viewer will receive a special gift!

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