How to Make Your Own Bow Without Using Ribbons

Run out ribbons? A fun and easy trick to give your present a nice finishing touch.

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How to Make Your Own Bow Without Using Ribbons
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1
Gather supplies.

Gather supplies.

2
Draw lines to mark thinner strips. Cut them. Make 6 or more sections.

Draw lines to mark thinner strips. Cut them. Make 6 or more sections.

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3
Make a cross with 2 strips and glue them as they are.

Make a cross with 2 strips and glue them as they are.

4
Put glue in the middle portion.

Put glue in the middle portion.

5
Fold one strip ove.

Fold one strip ove.

6
Add glue, put another strip over. Do the same with the other 2 strips left.

Add glue, put another strip over. Do the same with the other 2 strips left.

7
Add glue again at the bottom this time, put another strip under.

Add glue again at the bottom this time, put another strip under.

8
Do the same as the previous steps: add glue in the middle, then bring over the other strips.

Do the same as the previous steps: add glue in the middle, then bring over the other strips.

9
Repeat previous step.

Repeat previous step.

10
It should look like the picture.

It should look like the picture.

11
Now take your two remaining strips and add glue at the top portion.

Now take your two remaining strips and add glue at the top portion.

12
Stick the top of both strips under your ribbon.

Stick the top of both strips under your ribbon.

13
Use a ruler to curl both ends.

Use a ruler to curl both ends.

14
Tape it on your present. Done!

Tape it on your present. Done!

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