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Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

After you make a beautiful St. Patrick’s Day card don’t forget to decorate the card envelope, as well.  Use ruffle and curling ribbon to make a simple bow with the Mini Bowdabra with Hair Bow Tool & Ruler.

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick's Day Card Envelope

Materials Needed:

  • Ruffle Ribbon
  • Curling Ribbon
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • Hair Bow Tool & Ruler
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Card Envelope
  • Card

Instructions:

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

bow making tool

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

2. Cut a piece of ribbon the length of Mini Bowdabra Ruler dovetail the ends.  This will be the bottom of your bow.

making bow with ribbon

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

3. Fold the ribbon in half to form a crease, at the crease mark pinch the ribbon.

ribbon bow making

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

4. Press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.

make a bow with ribbon

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

5. Add a strand of curling ribbon the length of the ruler.

ribbon bow making

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

6.  Take another piece of ribbon the length of the ruler.  Press the end into the Mini Bowdabra towers fold the other end over to form a loop.  Press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra to form a bow tie.

make a bow with ribbon

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

7. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.  Next, knot the Bowdabra Bow Wire and remove it from the Mini Bowdabra.  Glue it onto the edge of the card.

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick's Day Card Envelope

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

8. Your envelope is complete.

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick's Day Card Envelope

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

9. Design several St. Patrick’s Day cards and make several bows for the envelopes.

DIY Tutorial for Add a Bow to a St. Patrick's Day Card Envelope

Add a Bow to a St. Patrick’s Day Card Envelope

 

Tutorial by Designer Tricia Nave

St Patrick's Day Card and Bow Tutorials

 

Card and Envelope Tutorial 2

card and envelope tutorial

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