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How to make a decorative bow

Wrap your gift like the experts

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Ingredients for a pretty package

Ingredients for a pretty package

Tie extra ribbon for  the  package around it and set aside with 1/2 the pipe cleaner

Tie extra ribbon for the package around it and set aside with 1/2 the pipe cleaner

Make a loop with the ribbon about 2 inches

Make a loop with the ribbon about 2 inches

Repeat with a bottom loop keeping your fingers in the center

Repeat with a bottom loop keeping your fingers in the center

So this 6 or 7 more times twisting the ribbon over  as tight as you can each time you complete a loop

So this 6 or 7 more times twisting the ribbon over as tight as you can each time you complete a loop

Loops completed

Loops completed

Take the pipe cleaner and twist it around the center as tightly as you can.  Trim ithe pipe cleaner if necessary

Take the pipe cleaner and twist it around the center as tightly as you can. Trim ithe pipe cleaner if necessary

Pull opposing sides apart to create a bow

Pull opposing sides apart to create a bow

Ribbon ready to place on package

Ribbon ready to place on package

Place ribbon on top of package which has ribbon tied  around it

Place ribbon on top of package which has ribbon tied around it

Tie bow onto package and trim side pieces. Your package is ready to deliver

  • One half of a pipe cleaner
  • Scissors
  • 12 feet of 1.5" wide Ribbon for bow
  • Additional ribbon around package