Archives

How to create a Mother’s Day Gift Bag with Bowdabra

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman with you today sharing how to create a sweet Mother’s Day Gift Bag with Bowdabra.  The Bowdabra makes wonderful bows of all shapes and sizes that are perfect for all your gift needs.

Mother's Day gift bag

Supplies:
Bowdabra Bow Making Kit
Bow Wire
Ribbon
Gift Bag
TLC Designs Dies

Mother’s Day Gift Bag

Gift bags can be decorated in so many different ways and adding a beautiful bow provides a really nice finish to the gift bag.   I started by decorating my gift bag first so it was ready for the finishing touch – the pretty bow.

ribbon for bows

Start by cutting a 6″ length of ribbon and placing it in the channel.

ribbon hair bows

Now begin creating your bow with another length of ribbon, twisting on each pass through the Bowdabra.  If you are using a wider ribbon as I have, it’s easier to pinch the ribbon first and then twist it.

spring bow ribbon

Create as many loops as you need.  Use the wand to push the loops into the Bowdabra.  I created a 4 looped bow, slightly decreasing the size of the loops on each pass.

ribbon bow designs

Since this is for Mother’s Day, I added a spray of flowers before removing the bow.  While pulling the bow up, the bow wire was tied off holding the flowers in place.

Mother's Day gift bag

Using the excess bow wire I tied the bow to the gift bag handles, then fluffed out the bow and flowers.

gift bag handles

I wanted to add a final decorative element to the gift bag so I die cut coordinating papers with TLC Designs Dies, stamped a sentiment, then added it to the gift bag with a tiny flower.

Mother's Day gift bag

Doesn’t that bow look lovely?

Thanks for stopping by.

Steph

 

 

Download FREE Bowdabra App

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Bow Making Tools Payment Process
Bowdabra 100% Trusted Bow Maker Tools
Our Promise
to You
USPS Shipping - Bowdabra Bow Maker Tools
USPS Best Way
Shipping
Bowdabra Security - Best Bow Maker Tools & Bow Mega Kits
Secure
Information
By using our website, you consent to our use of cookies as described in our cookie policy. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Learn more