April 29, 2011
April 28, 2011

Flower Bobby Pins

April 27, 2011


Give mom a bouquet of flowers for her hair this Mother’s Day. Looking for Mother’s Day Gift Giving Ideas how about these adorable hair pieces!  The flowers “shout” summer and just make you want to have fun in the sun. The hair bow tutorial is easy to follow; no matter your hair bow making abilities […]

Mini Bowdabra Ponytail Bow

April 26, 2011


Make a bow and attach it to a  ponytail all in one easy step!  To create a hair bow with elastic attached, begin with the rubber-band in the Mini Bowdabra.  No extra tying the bow to the ponytail you finish the bow with everything completely done! To begin place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler […]

Bowdabra Bow Wire Button Necklace

April 25, 2011


I love to collect buttons!  I always get giddy and excited when I find a mason jar full of buttons at a flea market or yard sale.  My 7 year-old daughter and I will spend hours looking through my buttons.  To me buttons are tiny little treasures and wonderful little works of art that come […]

DIY Bowdabra Corsage

April 23, 2011


Use the Bowdabra to create an elegant wrist corsage.  Making your own corsages for weddings, proms, or Mother’s Day is not only a huge cost saver but allows you create and design a corsage specific to your color scheme. Vicki O’Dell, The Creative Goddess shares a tutorial on her blog on how to make a […]

Design Your Own Wedding Invitations

April 22, 2011


One way to save money on your wedding is to design and make your own wedding invitations.  Invitations should fit the style of your wedding. The invitation that our Bowdabra Design Team designed is for an outdoor style garden wedding.  However, regardless of the theme using a sheer Mini Bowdabra Bow is the perfect accent […]

Go Green Wedding Centerpiece

April 21, 2011


Earth Friendly wedding centerpieces are eco-conscious, a good way to reuse materials resources, and a smart way to save money.  Glass is one of the more versatile eco-friendly resources and is a perfect element for wedding table centerpieces. The Bowdabra Design Team created a “Go Green” wedding centerpiece by recycling a small glass jar and […]

Sweet Bridal Shower Party Favors

April 20, 2011


A bridal shower is an exciting happy event and the party favors should reflect the mood of the party. These easy to make bridal shower party favors are fun to look at, easy to make, and sweet to eat! Materials Needed: Mini Bowdabra® Bowdabra® Bow Wire Small Tin Novelty Pails Morex© Ribbon 3/8” Black Satin […]

Real Simple Wedding Guest Book Idea

April 19, 2011


Weddings are a time for family and friends to gather and celebrate your love and union.  An elegant and unique way to include guests in your blessed event is to add a picture of a time they spent with you, along with a few words or captions in the guest book.   When sending out […]

Wedding Centerpiece on a Budget

April 18, 2011


Unlike the Royal Wedding where money is no object many brides-to-be are budget conscious and are often looking for DIY wedding centerpiece ideas. The Bowdabra Design Team created an easy wedding centerpiece that will add glam, sparkle, and magic to the wedding reception tables.  The following Bowdabra tutorial helps you to dress the table with […]

Hair Bow Tutorial – How to make tulip flower hair clips

April 15, 2011


Using the Mini Bowdabra and the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler we created these super cute tulip flower hair bows.  The flower hair clippies were so fun to make we created several and showcased them on a card to look like flowers growing along a white picket fence.  Our step-by-step tutorial teaches you how to […]

Bowdabra Double Fold & Twist Bow Video Tutorial

April 14, 2011


Making a Bowdabra Double Fold & Twist Bow is easy and the results are absolutely gorgeous!   Choose ribbon styles and colors according to the occasion.  This type of bow looks great on wreaths, gift baskets, mantles, or even on top of a gift wrapped package!  The Bowdabra Double Fold & Twist Bow is easy to […]

Stacked Hair Bow

April 13, 2011


The Mini Bowdabra and Hair Bow Tool & Ruler make it easy to create really large stacked hair bows. The Hair Bow Tool & Ruler comes with interactive software to make 70 different hair bow styles. The interactive software gives step-by-step instructions with pictures, an easy to follow material list, a ribbon length chart for […]

Every Princess Deserves a Hair Bow

April 12, 2011


You know those stories that just melt your heart? Those wonderful heart-felt moments that literally make the hair on your arm stand straight up and your heart flutter. I had one of those “ahh” moments the other day. I learned of a little girl, named Izzy. Izzy was born on Monday, August 17, 2009 in […]

Easter Card Making with the Mini Bowdabra

April 11, 2011


The Mini Bowdabra and the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler are wonderful for adding the perfect little bows used in card-making.  We designed a “Happy Easter Card” using cardstock, gorgeous Morex ribbons, and cute little Mini Bowdabra bows. To begin our a card we used several pieces of cardstock and a bunny cut-out of handmade […]

Add a Bowdabra Bow to a Spring Wreath

April 7, 2011


With every new season comes a new wreath for your front door.  Sometimes wreaths can be eccentric, extravagant, simple, or elegant; it all depends on your mood, the decor, and often the holiday. Caitie, From My Home To Yours, uses a grapevine wreath and attaches an adorable Bowdabra Bow along with a painted W. monogram.  […]

Scrap Ribbon Cuff Bracelet

April 6, 2011


As a bow maker I end up having a lot of scrap ribbon.  No one wants to throw away those little pieces of scrap ribbon but the question is what do you do with them. I was visiting the Bowdabra office several weeks ago and Sandy Sandler had mentioned that for Earth Day we should […]

Mini Bowdabra Hair Bow Tool & Ruler

April 5, 2011


Coordinate outfits with matching hair bows. Use the Mini Bowdabra Hair Bow Tool & Ruler to make easy hair bows to match all of your daughter’s clothes. The Hair Bow Tool & Ruler comes with interactive software to make 70 different hair bow styles. The interactive software gives step-by-step instructions with pictures, an easy to […]

Bowdabra No Sew Rag Bow

April 4, 2011


Rag bows are a wonderful way to reuse old clothes or small scraps of fabric leftover from other craft projects.  However, rag bows can be rather tediousness to make because they usually require sewing each rag piece to the previous one.  The Design Team at Bowdabra, however, came up with a really fun and easy […]

Beaded Ribbon Necklace

April 1, 2011


We love Morex Ribbon-to-Bead because it is so easy to work with.  The ribbon has a wire needle attached, all you need to do is unroll the ribbon and slide on the beads.  Easy, peasy! Designing with this ribbon can be as simple or as complex as you would like.  Some of the more simple […]

How to Make a Bunny Hair Bow

March 31, 2011


Have you seen Bowdabra’s newest product?  We are so proud of the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler.  The Hair Bow Tool and Ruler fits over the Mini Bowdabra and allows you to measure your hair bow loops evenly.  The ruler comes with an interactive CD with step-by-step instructions on how to make 70 different hair […]

Beaded Ribbon Bracelet

March 30, 2011


Make a ribbon bracelet adorned with beads for Mom this Mother’s Day. This bracelet is so easy to make using Morex Ribbon-to-Bead sold exclusively at Bowdabra’s Ribbons Crafts & Things Store. The Morex Ribbon-to-Bead has a special wire needle already attached to the ribbon. Attaching beads to ribbon is a breeze with this inventive easy […]