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Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Welcome the arrival of spring with a beautiful handmade card! Bowdabra Designer, Tricia shares how with her latest tutorial.

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Materials Needed:

  • Spring Graphics
  • Cardstock
  • Mini Bowdabra w/Ruler
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Satin Ribbon
  • Gems
  • Hot Glue Gun

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the supplies you will need to make a spring card.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

2. To make the bow for the card cut 8″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and place them into the Mini Bowdabra.  Tuck the ends the wire under the Mini Bowdabra.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

3. Cut ribbon from the spool and dovetail the ribbon ends.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

4. Place the ribbon ends into the Mini Bowdabra and leave a large loop above the Mini Bowdabra towers.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

5. Press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra to form two loops.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

6. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand. Remove the bow and knot the Bowdabra Bow Wire along the back of the bow.  Trim away excess wire.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

7. Create your card layout and glue the bow onto the front of the card.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

8.  Glue graphics to the inside of the card.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

 

9. Follow the instructions to make a bow for the envelope, as well.

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

Spring Card Tutorial with Bowdabra Bow

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