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How to make Easy DIY Wreath & Bows – Bowdabra Tips

Wreaths are always great to dress up a door, and a nice touch to a simple wreath is a big bow. Come let’s make some easy DIY Wreath & Bows together. Today Bowdabra is going to share these simple bow tips & techniques that are also great for holiday decorating and gifting. Watch this Facebook Live as Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor teaches how to make gorgeous DIY classic style wreaths & bows.

Classic DIY Bow Wreath (Starts At 1:18)

Materials Required:

  • 100-Yard Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Purple-Orange-Pink Ribbon Roll
  • 14” Grapevine Wreath
  • Zinnia Flower Stem with Leaves sprays/picks
  • Greenery Picks
  • Hot Glue

 

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Classic DIY Bow 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 purple-orange-pink 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. He secures the bow with several wire knots in the back and finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the tail ends at an angle.
  5. In the end, he sticks the bow securely to the wreath and adds some decorative zinnia flower stems with leaves sprays, and greenery picks with hot glue.

 

DIY Bow-Tie (Starts At 5:30)

Materials Required:

 

ribbon bow

DIY Bow-Tie

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails (12” long) from the blue/white wired 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 2 loops (5” – 6”) and 1 button loop.
  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 the tail ends.

 

Funky Bow (Starts at 8:26)

Materials Required:

  • 100-Yard Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • Bright Neon Pink Ribbon Roll

 

DIY Funky Bow

Funky Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He cuts off a bunch of tails from the bright neon pink ribbon roll.
  3. Next, he takes one piece of ribbon (from that bunch of tails), creates one loop (3”), and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  4. In the same process, he creates 4 more loops (3”) & 10 tails.
  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.

 

Double Ribbon Bow (Starts at 13:53)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Solid Black Satin Ribbon Roll
  • Black-White Striped Ribbon Roll

 

DIY Ribbon Bow

Double Ribbon Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the tails from the solid black satin ribbon and black-white striped ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He takes the solid black satin ribbon, flips it inside out, places it on the Bowdabra, and creates 6 loops (4”) on the Bowdabra.
  4. Using black-white striped ribbon, he creates 4 comparatively smaller loops (2 ½”) on the Bowdabra.
  5. Next, he takes the solid black satin ribbon, places it on the Bowdabra, and creates 1 button loop.
  6. He secures the bow with several wire knots in the back.
  7. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and curling up the tails.

 

DIY Gift Bow (Starts at 24:25)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • 2 ½” Multicolor Ribbon Roll

 

DIY Gift Bow

DIY Gift Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He takes the ribbon, flips it inside out, places it on the Bowdabra, and creates 9 loops.
  3. Then, he pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  4. He finishes off by fluffing all the loops.

 

DIY Wreath & Bows tutorial

How to make Easy DIY Wreath & Bows – Bowdabra Tips

 

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