Originally Posted by didi453
I usually use a pinwheel as a base for my stacked bows and I end up trimming my tails to be about the same length as my spikes so they blend in pretty well. I tend to leave my pinwheels flat and not "fluffed" since they are my base and don't really show anyway, just used as extra support to keep my spikes out and in place. I think it's just a matter of preference, you've got to play around with looks and see which style you like best. Good luck hth.
This is pretty much what I do also. For the longest time I used a basic boutique bow as my base, but have come to prefer pinwheels. I trim to the ends so they look they are part of the spikes.