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how to make a simple wreath extra attractive with a bowdabra bow

Add lively color hues, and vibrant greenery to your home and make a simple spring wreath extra attractive.  Then, add it to your door. Take a look through our DIY ideas to find seasonally-appropriate bows and wreath that best matches your home’s overall spring decor. Watch Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor on Bowdabra Facebook Live, with funky and traditional bows, and a spring wreath, teaching us the process from scratch. Tune in to learn just how to make these gorgeous bows that you can add to your Wreaths or any décor!

Beautiful Spring Wreath with a Burlap Bow (Starts at 2:52)

Materials required:
100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
Large Bowdabra
Burlap ribbon roll
Checkered ribbon roll
Hot glue
14” Grapevine wreath
Artificial greenery and flower decorative picks

Beautiful Spring Wreath

Beautiful Spring Wreath with a Burlap Bow

Process:
1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
2. He creates 2 loops with the burlap ribbon, cuts off 2 tails, and places the tails right into the Bowdabra.
3. Next, he creates 2 loops with the checkered ribbon, cuts off 2 tails, and places the tails right into the Bowdabra.
4. He repeats the process with the Burlap ribbon and checkered ribbon again.
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.
6. In the end, he sticks the bow securely with hot glue to the wreath and adds some greenery and flower decorative picks.

Funky Pinstripe ribbon bow (Starts at 8:47)

Materials required:
100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
Large Bowdabra
Green Pinstripe ribbon roll

Process:
1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
2. After cutting off the tails, he creates one loop and places it right into the Bowdabra with the green pinstripe ribbon.
3. Using the same ribbon, he creates 5 big loops on the Bowdabra.
4. 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 Traditional bow with purple ribbon roll (Starts at 12:41)

Materials required:
100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
Large Bowdabra
Purple ribbon roll

A Traditional bow with purple ribbon roll

A Traditional bow with purple ribbon roll

Process:
1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
2. After cutting off the tails, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
3. He creates 8 loops(3½”) on the Bowdabra to give it a traditional bow design.
4. 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.

Blue Gingham Spring Bow (Starts at 16:15)

Materials required:
100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
Large Bowdabra
Blue gingham ribbon roll

Process:
1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
2. After cutting off the tails, he makes one loop with the blue gingham ribbon and place it right into the Bowdabra.
3. He creates 5 loops(4½”) on both sides of the Bowdabra with a cute button loop in the center.
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 simple Red-white check bow tie (Starts at 21:30)

Materials required:
100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
Mini Bowdabra
Red-white check ribbon roll

A simple Red-white check bow tie

A simple Red-white check bow tie

Process:
1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
2. After cutting off the tails, he places the red-white check ribbon right into the Bowdabra.
3. He creates 2 loops on both sides of the Bowdabra with a cute button loop in the center.
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.

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