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Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

November 25, 2013

Decorate your table this Christmas holiday season with a beautiful centerpiece.  Reuse silk flowers and floral arrangements for Christmas Centerpiece Bowdabra Final (1)your centerpiece.  Place the arrangement in a vase or pitcher and finish with a Bowdabra Bow.

Materials Needed:

  • Floral Arrangement (reuse from previous years)
  • Vase or Ceramic Pitcher
  • Large Wire Ribbon
  • Smaller Coordinating Wire Ribbon
  • Bowdabra
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire

 

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the materials you will need to make this simple table centerpiece.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

2. Make your bow cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire, fold the wire in half and place it into the Bowdabra.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Cut ribbon for the bow’s tails – dovetail the ends.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Place the ribbon print side down into the Bowdabra. Fold and twist the ribbon to make your first loop.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

5. Continue making additional loops.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

6. To add a coordinating ribbon place the end into the Bowdabra and fold and twist to make your first loop.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Continue adding additional loops.  When you have enough loops dovetail the end of the ribbon. Scrunch down with the Bowabra Bow Wand.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Thread the two tail ends of Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Pull the wire tightly.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Remove the bow from the Bowdabra and bring the wire around the back of the bow and knot.  Fluff the bow.

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Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

 

11. Using the Bowdabra Bow Wire tie the bow onto a vase or ceramic pitcher.

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Table Centerpiece with Bowdabra Bow

Tutorial by Sarah Forhan, Bowdabra Designer

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