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How To Make Designer Summer Bows And Wreaths

Making elegant designer summer bows and wreaths is simple, and you probably already have all of the materials you need. But You don’t know how to do it –Fret Not! We’ve rounded up 6 different super easy ways to make designer bows and wreaths. These simple bow techniques are also great for holiday decorating and gifting.

Watch Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor on Bowdabra Facebook Live, with funky and traditional bows, and a fall bow wreath. Follow the step-by-step instructions and learn how to make designer summer bows and wreaths. Tune in to learn the process from scratch!

Grab ribbons, Bowdabra bow-making design tools, and get ready to learn how to craft these DIY designer bows and wreaths in few minutes!

Double Ribbon Funky Bow (Starts at 1:54)

Materials required:

 

Ribbon Funky Bow

Double Ribbon Funky Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. Using the 2 ½” Black-White Striped Ribbon, he creates one loop (6”-8”), cuts it off, and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He takes the 1 ½” Sheer Ribbon, creates one loop (6”-8”), cuts it off, and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  4. Using both of the ribbons simultaneously, he creates 4 more loops in the same process.
  5. He creates a total of 6 loops.
  6. 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.

 

Traditional Halloween Bow (Starts at 7:32)

Materials required:

 

Traditional bow

Traditional Halloween Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails (24” on either side) from the Black-White Striped ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He takes the ribbon, flips it inside out, places it on the Bowdabra, and creates 3 loops (4 ½” -5”) on either side of the Bowdabra.
  4. Then, he creates 2 loops (3 ½”) on either side of the Bowdabra and 1 button loop.
  5. He pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  6. He finishes off by fluffing all the loops.

 

Traditional Summer Bow (Starts at 11:11)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Yellow-White Polka Dotted Ribbon Roll

 

Traditional Summer Bow

Traditional Summer Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the Yellow-White Polka Dotted ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He takes the ribbon, flips it inside out, places it on the Bowdabra, and creates 8 loops (4”-5”).
  4. Then, he pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing all the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on all the tail ends.

 

Traditional Mini Bow Tie (Starts at 14:15)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • Yellow-White Polka Dotted Ribbon Roll

 

Mini Bow

Traditional Mini Bow Tie

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails (14”) from the Yellow-White Polka Dotted ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He creates 2 big loops on either side of the Bowdabra.
  4. Next, he creates 1 button loop.
  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 all the tail ends.

 

Summer Bow with Red Burlap Ribbon (Starts at 17:34)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • 2 ½” Red Burlap Ribbon

 

Summer Red Bow

Summer Bow with Red Burlap Ribbon

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the Red Burlap ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He takes the ribbon, places the ribbon in, and snips it off.
  4. He places a bunch of tails back to back (5 times) and snips it off.
  5. Next, he creates 1 button loop on the Bowdabra and snips it off.
  6. He secures the bow with several wire knots in the back and finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on all the tail ends.

 

DIY Summer Bow Wreath (Starts at 22:20)

Materials required:

 

Summer Wreath

DIY Summer Bow Wreath

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the Lime Green-Pink Ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. Next, he cuts off the tails from the Fuchsia Ribbon Roll and places them right into the Bowdabra.
  4. He takes the Lime Green-Pink Ribbon, creates 1 loop, cuts it off, and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  5. He takes the Fuchsia Ribbon, creates 1 loop, cuts it off, and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  6. Using both of the ribbons simultaneously, he creates 4 more loops in the same process.
  7. He creates a total of 6 loops.
  8. 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.
  9. In the end, he sticks the bow securely to the wreath and adds some artificial greenery and Pink Flower decorative picks with hot glue.

 

 Summer Bows And Wreaths tutorial

How To Make Designer Summer Bows And Wreaths

 

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