Well, do you also like to decorate your gifts with various things? Many things can brighten up the look of your gift, like bows, ribbons, etc. You may make a gift bow from paper in various methods, including origami paper bows. However, this is a project for intermediate Origami fans. Then there are the paper bows created out of paper strips! Today, we bring you a tutorial on making DIY paper gift bows in only a few minutes.
This year instead of using standard ribbons, make these charming paper bows. They’re so simple that you may change each bow’s size, design, and texture to make the perfect gift thingies. These lovely handcrafted bows are so easy to make that you won’t believe how quick and easy they are to make.
Crafting a DIY paper gift bow is simple if you have all of the necessary components. To make your customized paper bows at home, you’ll need the following items:
- Readymade templates
- Patterned sheets
- Decoration materials
When you’ve already collected your materials, let’s get going on making a paper gift bow. Making a paper bow is an easy process if you follow the directions carefully:
Step 1: Firstly, take some colored or patterned sheets of your liking. Cut out the following shapes as shown in the figure. You may also download readymade bow templates from the internet and cut them out.
Download the template
Step 2: Then, take the eye-shaped piece of sheet and fold it as shown in the picture one by one. Secure it with glue.
Fold the sides
Step 3: Take the second piece and put it out on your workboard. Put the bow piece on the previous one and wrap it around the small strip in the middle. Glue it to secure.
Wrap around the strip
Step 4: Your handcrafted bow is ready to be presented over the gift to make it look even more stunning.
DIY Paper Gift Bows
- Be cautious when working with sharp objects: Stay alert while using the scissors or other equipment since even a slight distraction can cause serious cuts or injuries.
You’ve already found out how to create such an incredible work of art. It’s not only beautiful, but it’s also fairly priced. Learning alone, however, is not enough. You’re should play around with it as much as you want. And it is now up to you to come up with new ideas. Following these simple directions, you’ll be able to learn how to make DIY paper gift bows. So seize the opportunity and wait to see what unfolds.
An Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.