This post is an update for a quick and easy Valentine bow that was previously filed as a Facebook live a couple of years ago. The video has been edited to make it quicker to watch.
Valentine is such a short period of time to decorate for sometimes all you need is a quick door hanger and a Valentine bow. This video will show you how to use up scrap ribbon to make a pretty bow.
The heart door hangers you will see if the video are no longer available, but don't fret, we have new ones! We have several heart shaped signs that are perfect for hanging on your door with just a quick Valentine bow.
Here's a couple just for ideas:
Both these signs are about 12" so you might need to make a bow a bit smaller than the ones we did in the video. And remember, your Valentine bow and door hanger doesn't have to be just pink and red. Check out this pretty set of hearts:
The Valentine bow is a great way to use up ribbon scraps. If you have a piece as long as 20" or so, you can use it for a loop. You don't have to use matching ribbons, just pick out some that compliment each other. Use 1.5" and 2.5" widths.
Browse through your leftover Christmas ribbon! You'll be surprised of what you will find that you might be able to use - solid red, black, white or pink; polka dots; stripes - anything goes!
If you need ribbon for your Valentine bow, we have you covered. Just browse the Valentine ribbon category for choices. Here's a link:
Ribbon > Valentine
Don't forget to check out other categories for contrasting ribbon for your Valentine bow. You can use stripes, solids, other patterns, checks, plaids, polka dots. Don't be afraid to be bold.
A Valentine door hanger with a pretty bow is a perfect spot of decoration for the holiday. And, you could place in on a mantel, on a bookshelf, or use an easel and if had rather have it in the living area than on the front door.
Once you make the easy Valentine bow, you'll find more uses for bows like these. They are great for adorning wreaths, centerpieces, as lantern toppers and more. So hang on to those short ends of ribbon that you thought you would never find a use for!
Here's a couple more post on bowmaking:
Hand Tied Funky BowOutdoor Velvet Ribbon Wreath BowCarrot Door Hanger Bow using Bowdabra
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