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How to make easy Christmas Bows and Wreath – Bowdabra Pro Tips

Christmas is just around the corner! And nothing is better than tying a bow on the Christmas presents to show someone how much you care. Intimidated by the ornate and elaborate Christmas bows you’ve seen in pictures? Don’t be! Today we are sharing the easy ways of making DIY Christmas Bows and Wreaths, using the Bowdabra Ultimate Christmas Ribbon Kit.

Watch Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor on Bowdabra Facebook Live, with DIY Christmas funky, traditional bows and a Christmas wreath. Follow the tutorial and create DIY designer Christmas wreath bows. Tune in to learn the process from scratch!

DIY Traditional Christmas Bow (Starts At 3:05)

Materials Required:

 

Christmas Bow

DIY Traditional Christmas Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the long tails from the Snowcaps 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 9 loops.
  4. Next, he pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing all the loops.

 

DIY Christmas Wreath (Starts At 7:45)

Materials Required:

 

Christmas Wreath

DIY Christmas Wreath

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the long tails from the candy cane ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. Using the same ribbon roll, he creates 2 loops (5 ½” – 6”) on either side of the Bowdabra.
  4. He creates comparatively smaller 2 loops (4”) on either side of the Bowdabra.
  5. Next, he creates a button loop.
  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.
  7. In the end, he sticks the bow securely to the wreath and adds some decorative picks such as artificial Red-White glittery ball berry sprays and white snowball sprays with hot glue.

 

DIY Mini Bow (Starts At 18:02)

Materials Required:

  • 100-Yard Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • 2-1/2″ Ho Ho Ho (wired), Red/White Color Ribbon Roll

 

ribbon bow

DIY Mini Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the Red/White Color 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 big loops and 1 button loop.
  4. Next, he pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

 

DIY Funky Bow (Starts At 21:29)

Materials Required:

  • 100-Yard Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Plaid Checkered Ribbon Roll

 

DIY Funky Bow

DIY Funky Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the plaid checkered ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. Using the same ribbon roll, he creates one loop, cuts it off, and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  4. In the same fashion, he creates 4 more loops on the Bowdabra.
  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.

 

DIY Traditional Bow (Starts At 25:45)

Materials Required:

  • 100-Yard Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • 2-1/2″ Deco Holiday (wired), Red/Green Color Ribbon Roll

 

ribbon bow

DIY Traditional Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the Red/Green Color 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. Next, 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 the tail ends.

 

Christmas Bows and Wreath

How to make easy Christmas Bows and Wreath – Bowdabra Pro Tips

 

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