Hi friends. It’s December and there is no more avoiding it. Christmas is right around the corner!
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I got an email from my friend and fellow Bow-it-All lover Karen (Hi Karen!!) asking me for suggestions about adding a pretty bow to the top of a filled glass ornament. That got the wheels turning and here is what I came up with. I’m also including a video tutorial down near the bottom of the post. I hope you’ll take a look.
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The first two ornaments were made using styles from the November Silver and Gold Ribbon Club assortment. The rest were made with styles from the December assortment.
I’ve included several samples with just bows or bows embellished with Mulberry Flowers or pearls with two different ways to add the bow to the ornament. You can use any of the bow styles from previous tutorials, just be sure to add the Metallic String when tying your locking c-knot.
The bows were all constructed using the Bow-it-All V2.0 which is my favorite tool of all time. If you don’t have one yet, you may want to put it on your list for Santa.
Beautiful Bow-Topped Christmas Ornament Video Tutorial.
If you liked the video, I would love to have you head on over to YouTube by clicking the YouTube link in the bottom right corner of the video above and then click the thumbs up and leave me a comment. I love to hear from you.
This is my favorite bow style and my favorite of the ornaments I created.
If you are mass producing for family, co-worker or neighbor gifts, you may want to go with a more basic style bow which will be a little faster. For fun ideas on how to fill your glass ornament visit Pinterest. There are so many fantastic ideas out there.
I’m entering my Holiday Ornament in the following challenges:
Hi friends. This week we have a great new Anything Goes themed challenge over on the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog. I hope you’ll head over and link up a project to share with us.
The Life’s a Beach Sign die from the Cheery Lynn Designs October release is such a fun and detailed die, I wanted that to be the star of the show. I cut the die using kraft paper and inked it up a bit to bring out the detail. Isn’t it wonderful?
My bow is created with Light Coral Diamond Satin Ribbon on my Bow-it-All V2.0 Tool.
To view a video tutorial on how to create this bow, please click HERE.