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Bowdabra Christmas Outdoor Decorating – Pillow Packages

Do you have festive holiday pillows that look good but not great? Try adding ribbon to them to make them look like special Christmas Outdoor Decorating – Pillow Packagespackages on your front porch bench!

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Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the supplies you will need to make a bow for your pillow package.

bow maker tool

 

2. Cut a 24” piece of Bowdabra bow wire and fold it in half. Lay it into the Bowdabra. You’ll have a loop at one end and two loose pieces at the opposite end.

bow maker tool

 

3. Place a piece of the ribbon in the Bowdabra. This will be one of the two tails used for the bow.

how to make a bow

 

4. Take the end of the ribbon and twist the side that has the longest end and place it right side facing down-wards into the Bowdabra. This is the beginning of your first loop.

 

make a bow

 

5. Fold the ribbon to make a loop. Twist the ribbon 180 ° and press down into the Bowdabra. The right side of the ribbon will now be facing down, ready for your next mini loop.

bowdabra bow maker tool

 

6. Next, create a mini loop that will be seen at the middle of the bow.

how to decorate pillows with ribbon

 

7. Scrunch down the ribbon with the Bowdabra wand.

bowdabra wand

 

8. While the bow is still in the Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the Bowdabra bow wire through the loop at the other end.

decorate pillows with ribbon

 

9. Pull the bow wire tightly while the bow is still in the Bowdabra.

bow making kit

 

10. Gently pull the bow out of the Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the bow wire and bring them around to the back of the bow. To tie off the bow, pinch the bow wire securely against the bow.

bow for gift

 

11. Fluff and shape the bow.

bow for gift wrap

 

12. Then, attach the ribbon to the ribbon around the pillow.

ribbon bow for pillow

 

 

13. Using the Bowdabra Bow Wire attach the bow to the ribbon.

bow pillow diy

 

 

14. Display holiday pillows as little Christmas packages for easy outside holiday decorating.

holiday pillows

festive holiday pillows

how to decorate festive pillow

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