My favorite time of year is Fall, so I am in high gear creating fall decor, which means I am creating a ton of fall decor. I wanted to share my favorite how-to’s; therefore, I have gathered these amazing tutorials to make this your ultimate DIY bow-making guide.
How to Make a Bow
Gorgeous bows add so much pizzazz to your projects. There are many choices for wreath forms, ribbons, and floral you can read more about in an earlier post.
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My favorite ribbon to tie a bow is a medium-weight ribbon with a wired edge. Such as this Dupioni ribbon. See how to make this one HERE.
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You can find all the must-have DIY bow essentials HERE.🎀
- Floral wire (this is the one I use)
- Zip ties
- Wire cutters (these are the ones I use)
On the wreath below is the same style bow using black and white ribbons. You can see the how-to video HERE.
Using multi ribbons and the same techniques as above, I made a winter or Christmas wreath. See how I made it HERE.
Same Christmas wreath with a different bow (see how to make it HERE).
This style is wonderful as a Christmas Tree Bow!
How to Make the Perfect Bow – Every Time!
See how to make the easiest one ever HERE.
I like to make this one since it turns out perfect every time. It has three loops on each side, a knotted piece of ribbon in the center of the bow, and a streamer length of ribbon folded in half attached as the tails.
This style does not require a wired ribbon; however, I prefer to use a wired ribbon. See how to make one HERE.
Rustic Farmhouse burlap bows are perfect for all your holiday decorating (learn how to make one HERE).
To make this bow the easiest way possible, I use these zip ties.
Easy DIY Bow
You know I LOVE Goodwill shirts, pumpkins! So I took it one step further, made a door hanger with a Goodwill shirt, and added this simple bow.
Sometimes a simple bow is all you need. See how to make this simple bow HERE.
DIY Multi Ribbon Bow
This is the perfect bow to use when you want to incorporate more than one ribbon. I like to use multiple ribbons when making this bow. It is the easiest way to make it, and I guarantee you will love it too. Did I mention these are no-fail bows too?
See how I made these funky bows HERE.
My favorite bow tying supply for lantern bows is these chenille stems.
This one has a center loop, right and left loop (add as many loops as you wish), and tails. See how to make this one HERE.
The Double Ribbon Wonder is quick to make using two ribbons making this one gorgeous. See how to make this one HERE.
Here is Pin to save this idea for later.
Some DIY decor projects with custom bows need a little embellishing to make them perfect. You can use florals and other fun objects as well as make your own embellishments too.
For this sunflower wreath on a tobacco basket with a multi-ribbon bow, I added a fun little embroidery hoop “fall” embellishment. See how I made it HERE.
I made these fun Halloween lanterns using Dollar Tree ribbons and embellished them with branches, spiders, and flowers with an eye. To see how I made these scary fun bows click HERE.
The Messy Bow
Cute and Fun is whimsical with a variety of ribbons is the perfect bow to use with scrap ribbons (see how to create one HERE).
My favorite wreath hangers
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See. you soon,