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Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Create your own do-it-yourself baptism invitations and embellish them with a sheer Bowdabra Bow.  Tricia Nave of Tricia’s Cards shares her step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own custom cards.  Add your own finishing touches and color combos.

Materials Needed:bowdabracraftbaptism3

  • Card
  • Envelope
  • Cardstock
  • Doily
  • Gems
  • Silk Flower
  • Sheer Ribbon
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue
  • Tweezers

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the materials you will need to make your own baptism invitations.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

2. Cut out the designs and card stock for making the invitations.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Gather doilies and an ink pad.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Cover some of the edges with ink.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

5. To make the bow cut 12″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire.  Place the wire into the Mini Bowdabra.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

6. Fold and press the sheer ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.  Create two loops and leave two tails.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.  Tie the wire tightly and remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra.  Knot the back and trim away excess wire.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

8. Gather gems, tweezers and a hot glue gun.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Glue gems onto the doily.  Add the layout to a blank card.  Finish with the Mini Bowdabra Bow.  Glue a silk flower in the center.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

10. Finish the back of the card.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

11. Design another bow with doily for the front of the envelope.

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

Baptism Invitations Embellished with a Sheer Bowdabra Bow

 

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