First, start with your soft colours and cut strips about 2.5 cm wide and 8 cm long from the fabric. Starting either side of the central bead tie onto your necklace. If you feel 8 cm is too long and makes the bows to straggly cut them a little shorter
Decide on how much of your necklace you want to be knotted.
Add your bright fabrics into the mix.
Now add your metallic ribbon into the mix making sure you cut the ends on the diagonal.
Check the balance of colours looks good; add any additional pieces of ribbon to fill in any gaps.