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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

Handmade cards, from the heart, are a wonderful sentimental gift for Valentine’s Day.  Make a beautiful card and finish it with a Mini Bowdabra Bow.

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Materials Needed:

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the materials you will need to make this card.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

2. Assemble the card according to the picture below.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler (metric side) onto the Mini Bowdabra.  Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire fold the wire in half and place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Cut the end of the 3/8″ wide grosgrain ribbon into a dovetail.  Place the ribbon at the 4cm mark.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

5. Fold the ribbon to make your first loop at the 3cm mark.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

6. Fold a matching loop on the other side.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Make two loops at the 2cm mark.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Cut the ribbon and dovetail it at the 4cm mark.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Place the two tail ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

11. Pull the wire tightly.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

12. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra.  Bring the wire around the back of the bow and knot.  Thread the wire through a heart button and return it the back of the bow.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

13. Cut a circle out with a hole in the center and little holes along the edge.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

14. Begin to the thread the wire through the holes.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

15. Thread the wire through all the holes and add beads to the wire tails.  Knot the ends of the wire.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

16. Use foam square adhesives to place the circle with Mini Bowdabra Bow onto the card.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

17. Give your card this Valentine’s Day.

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Pucker Up Valentine’s Day Card with Mini Bowdabra Bow

 

Tutorial by designer Sarah Forhan

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