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Easy and fun Decorating a package with Bowdabra

Hi everyone, Steph here to show you how easy and fun decorating a package with Bowdabra can be.

Decorating a package with Bowdabra

Supplies:
Bowdabra Bow Making and Design Tool
Bowdabra Gold Wire
May Arts Ribbon 1 1/2″ wide sheer ribbon
Beacon Adhesive
Paper Mache Box
Pattern Paper
Paint

Begin by placing 18″ of gold bow wire in the Bowdabra and fold it underneath so it is out of your way while you create the bow.

Decorating a package with Bowdabra

Leave a tail approximately 4″ long.  Fold the ribbon creating a 2″ loop.  Twist the ribbon and place it in the channel.  Continue creating 4 loops on each side, twisting each layer before placing it in the channel.

How to make ribbon bow Use the Bow Wand to push the bow into the Bowdabra.

Bow Making tutorial

Pull up on the bow wire and place the wire through the loop.  Remove the bow from the Bowdabra and tie it off.  Fluff  up the bow.

Decorating a package with Bowdabra

Paint box and allow to dry.

Cut pattern paper to fit and adhere around the box.

Now add the bow to the box top by punching 2 small holes in the top.  Push the bow wire through the holes and tie the bow to the under side of the box lid.  Cut off the excess bow wire.

Decorating a package with BowdabraRefluff the bow.  Add some tiny flowers to the center of the bow.

Decorating a package with Bowdabra Tools

Decorating a package with Bowdabra would make a lovely gift for someone special, wouldn’t it?

Thanks for stopping by.

Steph – My blog, Instagram, Facebook

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