How to Make a Tiny Owl Wreath with the Help of Grosgrain Ribbon
Many of you don’t know about the uses of the ribbons. Ribbons considered being first preference when it comes to wrapping and decorating gifts or anything. They are easy to work with and offer an appealing appearance to the covered object as they are a resourceful fabric. There are lots of uses of ribbons such as hair can also be tied with the help of ribbons; animals can be made to look adorable with ribbons. Grosgrain Ribbons are these days widely used arts and crafts purposes such as trimming, book bags, scrapbooking, purses, bow making, etc.
In this article, you will learn how to make a tiny owl wreath with the help of grosgrain ribbons. Maybe you don’t know about this grosgrain and organza ribbons, but if someone pointed it out to you, you might recognize it. Well, one of the primary uses of these ribbons is in scrapbooking as it is thick and easy to glue and stick kind of fabric.
Make a small owl wreath by using simple craft supplies. These little wreaths are perfect for adorning your bedroom door or for binding on to a birthday gift for a friend.
Step 1: Supplies that you need for making this tiny owl wreath are:
- Pipe cleaners (also known as glitter stems)
- Grosgrain ribbon
- Owl Stickers
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Step 2: Create the wreath form: Turn a single pipe cleaner into a circle, twisting the ends together. Cut a piece of grosgrain ribbons about 18" long and with the help of hot glue fold the ribbon over onto the pipe cleaner wreath form.
Step 3: Wrap the ribbon around the pipe cleaner wreath form so as to cover the pipe cleaner surface completely. Continue to wrap the ribbon until the entire structure covered and trim the ribbon (if needed).
Step 4:How to quickly tie a perfect bow:
- First of all, cut a piece of ribbon about 10" long so as to make two loops with the ribbon, holding one loop in each hand.
- Cross the left loop over the right loop.
- Bend the front loop around the back loop, and push it over the loophole that has created between the crossed loops. Adjust the loops and tails until they are equal.
Step 5: Collect and Finish the Wreath: Paste the bow to the top of the ribbon-wrapped wreath with the help of hot glue. Hold a pipe cleaner up to the bottom section of the wreath, and measure and cut it to fit.
Step 6:Cut another small portion of pipe cleaner and turn it around the pipe cleaner, about 1/3 of the way from the end. You are creating a tiny pipe cleaner branch for your owl to sit on and then paste the branch onto the bottom section of the wreath.
Step 7:Cover the gluey part of the back of the sticker with a piece of cut ribbon, and then paste the owl sticker to the branch with the help of glue sticks. Add a loop of thread around the top of the wreath for hanging.
You can also make these tiny owl wreaths for each of your teachers or friends.
- Calvin W