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Easy 5 DIY Christmas Bows and Wreaths – Bowdabra Tutorial

There’s just something about a big, full, bright red bow that really brings out the Christmas spirit, don’t you think? But the beauty of making your own is that you can have them in any color or pattern you want! Today we’ve rounded up DIY Christmas wreath and bow ideas for every style and budget. Watch this Facebook Live as Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor teaches how to make gorgeous DIY Christmas bows & wreaths that you’ll absolutely love!

Ready to get started? Gather your bow wreath-making supplies now!

DIY Funky Bow (Starts At 1:25)

Materials required: 

 

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He creates one loop (4 ½” – 5” loop, tails about 8” – 10”) with the ribbon, cuts it off, and places it right into the Bowdabra.
  3. In the same fashion, he creates 5 more loops on the Bowdabra.
  4. 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 Christmas Bow Wreath (Starts at 7:45)

Materials required:

  • 100-yard Bowdabra bow wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Red-White Ribbon Roll
  • 14” Grapevine Wreath
  • Greenery Picks
  • Juniper Picks
  • Hot Glue

 

DIY Christmas Bow Wreath

DIY Christmas Bow Wreath

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off tails from the ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He takes the ribbon, places it on the Bowdabra, and creates 4 loops and 1 button loop.
  4. He secures the bow with several wire knots in the back and finishes off by fluffing the loops.
  5. In the end, he sticks the bow securely to the wreath and adds some greenery picks, and juniper picks with hot glue.

 

DIY Traditional Bow (Starts at 14:37)

Materials Required:

 

DIY Christmas 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 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 dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

 

DIY Mini Bow (Starts at 18:20)

Materials Required:

 

christmas bow diy

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 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 on either side and 1 button loop.
  4. 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 Tree Topper Bow (Starts at 21:55)

Materials required:

 

Christmas Tree Topper Bow

DIY Tree Topper Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He cuts off a bunch of long tails (6 long tails) from the ribbon roll and places them inside the Bowdabra.
  3. Next, he cuts off a bunch of comparatively smaller tails (3 tails) from the same ribbon roll and keeps the smaller pieces on the top to create a flower design.
  4. 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 Christmas Bows and Wreaths

Easy 5 DIY Christmas Bows and Wreaths – Bowdabra Tutorial

 

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