Thanksgiving is almost here, and you want to make your home perfect for the holiday. In just five minutes you can create a beautiful fall swag to adorn your door. Watch this video DIY as Bowdabra creator, Sandy Sandler shows you how!
First cut a piece of Bowdabra bow wire. Then, fold it in half and insert it into the Bowdabra. You will have a loop on one side and two loose wires on the other side. This will serve as your slipknot. Tuck the ends under to stay out of the way while you are making your bow.
Next, take two fall picks and lay them into the Bowdara. Now take the gold mesh, and place it in the Bowdabra. Now, lay four more various picks into the Bowdabra.
Then, take the ribbon tails and lay them into the Bowdabra one at a time.
Now, take the gleam gold ribbon and guilded leaves ribbon and place them together. Twist to make sure the right side of the ribbon is always facing up and scrunch that into the Bowdabra. Continue folding loops and twisting till you reach the end of the ribbons. Scrunch down all the materials in the Bowdabra.
Add three more additional fall picks.
Then, take the fall fest plaid ribbon and lay it in the Bowdabra, fold and twist to the end making sure the right side of the ribbon is always facing up.
Finally, place the jute trellis ribbon into the Bowdabra. Since there is no wrong or right side of this particular ribbon you don’t have to twist when making the loops.
Now scrunch everything down with the Bowdabra wand. Then, insert the loose wires through the loop and pull tight while the bow is still in the Bowdabra. This is your slipknot. Then, remove the bow from the Bowdabra, separate the ends, turn to the back and tie a knot. Tie a double knot for extra security.
Fluff and shape your swag to your liking.