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Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

This Christmas give the gift of a bird feeder.  Suet feeders are great to put out for the birds during the colder months.  Christmas Bird Feeder Gift

The suet cakes give much needed nutrients and fat to the birds. Place a suet cake into the suet feeder and then adorn the front with a beautiful Bowdabra Bow.

Materials Needed:

  • Bowdabra®
  • Bowdabra® Bow Wire
  • Faux Pine Needle Branches
  • Floral Picks
  • Suet Feeder

 

Instructions:

1. A suet feeder and suet cakes can be purchased at your local bird feeder store or online. A suet feeder is very inexpensive and makes for a great gift!

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Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

2. To make the greenery bow: 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.

Bowdabra Bow making tool

Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Insert a fake pine branch into the center of the Bowdabra. Lay floral picks into Bowdabra. Top the greenery with more branches.

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Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Lay floral picks into Bowdabra. Top the greenery with more branches.

Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

5. Scrunch ribbon down with the Bowdabra Wand.

Make Bird Feeder Gift

Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

6. 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.

Bowdabra Bow making tool

Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Pull the Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly while the bow is still in the Bowdabra.

Make Bird Feeder Gift with Bow

Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Gently pull the bow out of the Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire and bring them around to the back of the bow. To tie off the bow, pinch the Bowdabra Bow Wire securely against the bow. Twist the bow 4 to 6 times in a clockwise direction.

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Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Fluff and arrange branches.

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Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Tie Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly to the front of the suet cage. Give embellished suet feeder as a teacher’s gift, hostess gift, or to friends or family.

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Christmas Bird Feeder Gift with Bowdabra Bow

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