Bows add a pretty touch many things.  Whether they are tied around a candle, wreath or present, we have found a number of tutorials to show you how to tie the perfect bow.

How to Tie A Bow Around Something

How to Tie the Perfect Bow around something

The following tutorial shows you how to tie the perfect bow around something.  Use this technique when you want to tie a bow around something – a vase, candle, chair, or present.  Inspiration images (1) Bows tied around vases from Save On Crafts (now shipping to Australia). (2) Navy bow around chair from Wedbook, (3) Pretty blue and white gift wrapping from Carolyne Roehm via The Pink Pagoda, and simple green chair ribbons from Style Me Pretty.

The best tutorial we found for this type of bow is from the Elli Blog.

How to tie the perfect bow instrutions

You will find step by step instructions here and an easy to follow video here.

How to Make a Bow to Attach to Something

The following tutorial shows you how to make a bow that you then attach to something.  Use this technique for making a bow to attach to a wreath, lampshade, cushion or to hang on the door/wall.

How to make the perfect bow to attach to something

(1) You can see step by step instructions at On Sutton Place blog. (2) example of black bow on wreath from One Kings Lane, (3) burlap bow on table runner from On Sutton Place, (4) and example of bow on lampshade from Etsy.

How to Make a Decorative Bow

Finally, here is a collection of tutorials that will show you how to make special decorative bows.

How to tie decorative bows(1) How to make a decorative wired ribbon bow from DIY ready  (2) How to make a pom pom bow tutorial from Better Homes & Gardens, and (3) How to make festive bows by Better Homes and Gardens – tutorials for a classic bow, layered bow and rosette bow.

We hope that these bow tying tutorials and tips will have you tying the perfect bow in no time.

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