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Free instructions how to make super cute spring bows

Making super cute spring bows are a lot easier than it looks. Bows are the perfect topper to gifts and a lovely addition to festive decor. From traditional bows, funky bows to bow wreaths— we have got you covered! Watch Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor on Bowdabra Facebook Live, with DIY funky and traditional spring bows and a wreath, teaching us the process from scratch. Read on for step-by-step, bow-tying instructions!

How to DIY super cute spring bows and wreath

cute spring bows

A Traditional Snowflake Ribbon bow (Starts at 2:02)

Snowflake Ribbon Bow

Materials required:

Follow these steps:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tail, he places the snowflake ribbon right into the Bowdabra.
  3. To create the perfect loops, flip the Bowdabra with each turn while placing the loop.
  4. He creates 9 loops on the Bowdabra to give it a traditional bow design.
  5. He secures the bow with several wire knots in the back and finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

A funky bow with a Blue Ribbon spring bow (Starts at 6:46)

cute spring bows

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • 1½” Blue Ribbon roll

Follow these steps:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and places it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tail about 32”, he places the long tails right into the Bowdabra and keeps adding multiple loops and tails with the blue ribbon.
  3. In this fashion, he adds 5 loops on the Bowdabra.
  4. To secure the bow he brings the wire from one side to another and puts a slip knot.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

A Spring Wreath with Double Pink Ribbon Bow (Starts at 11:53)

Double Pink Ribbon Bow

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra silver bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Baby Pink Swiss Velvet Ribbon roll
  • Baby Pink Striped Ribbon roll
  • Hot glue
  • 18” Grapevine wreath
  • Pink Flower decorative picks
  • Greenery picks

Follow these steps:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tail about 6”-8”, he places the baby pink swiss velvet ribbon right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He creates 1 loop with the baby pink swiss velvet ribbon.
  4. He cuts the tail and places the baby pink striped ribbon right into the Bowdabra and creates 1 loop.
  5. In the same fashion, he adds 3 loops with the baby pink swiss velvet ribbon and 2 loops with the baby pink striped ribbon on the Bowdabra.
  6. To secure the bow he brings the wire from one side to another and put a slip knot.
  7. He fluffs the loops and cut the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.
  8. In the end, he sticks the bow securely to the wreath and adds the greenery and some pink flower decorative picks with hot glue.

Voila! You made a beautiful Spring Wreath!

Orange Gingham Ribbon spring Bow (Starts at 21:00)

gingham bow

Materials required:

  • 100-yard silver bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Orange gingham ribbon roll

Follow these steps:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tail, he places the tail right into the Bowdabra.
  3. After cutting off the tail, he places the long tails right into the Bowdabra and keeps adding multiple loops and tails with the orange gingham ribbon.
  4. In this fashion, he adds 5 loops on either side of the Bowdabra.
  5. To secure the bow he brings the wire from one side to another and put a slip knot.
  6. He finishes off by fluffing all the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on all the tail ends.

A funky bow with Burlap ribbon roll (Starts at 24:35)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra silver bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • One Burlap ribbon roll

Follow these steps:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and places it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tail, he places it right into the Bowdabra and keeps adding multiple loops and tails.
  3. Using the same burlap ribbon roll, he adds 5 loops on the Bowdabra.
  4. To secure the bow he brings the wire from one side to another and puts a slip knot.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

 

cute spring bows

Now you’ve learned how to quickly make super cute spring bows for decor, gifts, wreaths, and more.  We’d love to see your creations so please join the Bowdabra fan page.  And don’t miss each Facebook live, on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. CST, 5:00 p.m. MST, and 4:00 p.m. PST.

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