Friday, April 16, 2010

How to make a bow holder

I know that I have shared this before, but it has been a really long time and I have a really cute, new holder to share.

First of all you need a piece of wood, or other topper. You can get the cute ones at the craft store that are already carved, some of them are even already painted. My husband got on a carving kick last week and made me the caterpillar you see below.

Then you take a length of grosgrain ribbon, I usually cut mine to about 30 inches of ribbon. This particular bow holder was made to fit two ribbons, but I can usually only fit one.
Fray check the ends of your ribbon and then hot glue to the back of the holder. Get a hanging bracket and hot glue, don't nail it, to the back of your holder. Usually the holders are thin enough that if you nail them, the nails go through to the other side.
Hang on the wall and voila!. Wow, I think my bow obsession just came to light. My name is Debra and I have a bow problem.....

15 comments:

The Kooky Queen--Rachel said...

Those are SOOOOOOOOOOO cute! Love the pipe cleaner accents!

Lu said...

Super cute! And also makes me grateful I have a boy. :)

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AlyGatr said...

Adorable! I never even thought to do anything else but shove them all in the bathroom drawer :) Just what I need...another craft to tempt me! My kids got soy crayon rocks from their Grammy and I thought "I totally could make those". My hubby is going to throw me out with my gagillion crafting supplies one of these days. If I pick up any new hobbies he's just going to disown me!

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Christian Frugal Mama said...

How cute! Happy Friday Follow. I'm now following you!

susie said...

Oh they are adorable. Too cute!
You are a ff Find! and what a great one!

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Jill from Women Who Do It All said...

That's darling! If I ever have a girl I will definetly need to make one of those cause I know I'll go oeverboard on the bows :) Thanks for the sweet comments on my tie tutorial!

Lizzie Ann said...

How cute! I have a 3month old daugher and am really getting into bows! Thanks for the idea.

btw...i'm here from friday follow. :)

mimilovesall8 said...

Love the bow holders! Cute cute!
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Mama Bub said...

Oh my goodness, even I can make that!! So excited to take my non-crafty self shopping.

 
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