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Mini Bowdabra Satin Ribbon Hair Bow and Bowdabra Sponsored Giveaway


Learn how to design a large satin ribbon hair bow using the Mini Bowdabra. Bowdabra shares the hair bow tutorial below using the Mini Bowdabra and the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler. Bowdabra is celebrating the many uses of ribbon during National Craft Month. Each day the Bowdabra Blog adds a new ribbon craft tutorial along with multiple ways to enter their month long giveaway.

Bowdabra is sponsoring a huge giveaway on their blog and they are allowing my readers to enter their giveaway right here on this POST! Follow the rules below to enter their huge giveaway here and at Bowdabra!

To make a large satin bow you will need the following:
2.25" French Hair Clip
Hot Glue Gun

Instructions:
1. Begin by gathering the materials you will need to make a large satin ribbon bow. Next, place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler onto the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 18" of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold it in half and place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

2. Next, cut 32.5" of 1.5" chocolate satin ribbon and dovetail the ends. Fold the satin ribbon in half and at the crease mark place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

3. Fold and press the ribbon strand to create a 3" loop.

4. Fold and press the ribbon on the other side to create a matching 3" loop.
5. Finish with two more 3" loops and leave the tails in the middle pointing out.
6. Cut 52" of 1.5" citrus satin ribbon and dovetail the ends. Fold the ribbon in half and at the crease mark place the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra. Fold and press a 3" loop make a total of 6 loops and leave the tails on either side. Scrunch down with the wand.


7. Cut 16" of 5/8" antique copper ribbon and dovetail the ends. Fold the ribbon in half at the crease mark and create two 2.5" loops and leave the tails hanging down. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.


8. While the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the Mini Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop at the other end. Pull the Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly while the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra.


9. Gently pull the bow out of the Mini Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire and bring them around to the back of the bow and knot. Use the remaining Bowdabra Bow Wire to attach the bow to a large French clip. Trim away excess. Hot glue the ends of the ribbon tails to the each end of the french clip to secure the large clip to the bow.
 

10. You hair bow is complete.
 

11. Optional: Add a small knotted finishing ribbon to the center of the bow to hide the Bowdabra Bow Wire.

12. Your large satin ribbon hair bow is complete.

Thank you Bowdabra for the tutorial and offering my readers a chance to win prizes on your Bowdabra sponsored giveaway. You can visit the Bowdabra Blog for multiple ways to enter their contest along with entering right here on my blog post!

Prizes:
Grand Prize – Ribbon totaling in value of $150.00

2nd Prize – Bowdabra, Mini Bowdabra, and Hair Bow Tool & Ruler Suggested Retail: $41.54



3rd Prize – Mini Bowdabra and Hair Bow Tool & Ruler Suggested Retail: $24.11

Contest begins March 1, 2012 and ends March 31, 2012 at midnight eastern time. Winners to be announce April 2, 2012 at http://bowdabrablog.com

(5 entries per person)

1. Pin this post on your Pinterest board. Please mark the pin with @Bowdabra so that we can easily find it in a search. Please leave a comment below that you pinned it along with your Pinterest name. We would love to follow your boards! (1 entry)

2. Follow my Blog. Click "Follow Me" (located in the upper Left hand corner.) Leave a comment below that you are following me. (1 entry)

3. Follow KandyLandKurls on Facebook (1 entry). 

4. Follow us on Twitter (1 entry.)

5. Visit the Bowdabra Blog and get Daily Bowdabra Blog Updates. Enter your email address in the field on their right side bar and get an email every time they add a new tutorial. Leave a comment below that you signed up for their daily updates. (1 entry)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. VALID IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.



17 comments

La Shauna | Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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Bowdabra | Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Kandy,
We love your satin hair bow! Thank you for the tutorial and letting your readers know about the National Craft Month Giveaway! We are featuring you on our Facebook page and will tweet and pin your post to Pinterest! Have a great day!

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