Friday, July 10, 2009

How to Make a Paper Bow

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How to Make a Paper Bow by Raychel Kennedy
How to Make a Paper Bow
So yall already know that I want Jaxson's baby shower to be all handmade decorations etc..
I am now make Paper Bows for the top of the Prize Boxes.
It's very simple to do... just follow along...
(remember everybody makes these a different way)
How to Make a Paper Bow-Cut 8 strips - 1 inch wide 6 inches long
-Cut 1 strip - 1 inch wide 3 inches long How to Make a Paper Bow I don't know what this is called, but everybody knows how to do this. -Do this "twisty thing" to all of the 8 strips (1in x 6in). -Hot glue or use double sided tape to attach the ends together. How to Make a Paper Bow It should look like this.
How to Make a Paper Bow -Get the 1in x 3in strip and wrap the ends together.
-Hot glue or use double sided tape to secure ends
This will be the center piece of your bow.
How to Make a Paper Bow- Cut a 1 in x 1 in Square to use as the bow base.
How to Make a Paper Bow- Start adding the first layer of the bow (4 strips per layer).
-Glue in place one by one.
(I use the middle of the square-base to keep all the sides even) -Repeat with the next 2 layers.
How to Make a Paper Bow It should look like this.
How to Make a Paper Bow -Glue the middle piece in the center of your bow.
You just made your first Paper Bow!
How to Make a Paper Bow You can use ANY type of paper for this project.
I prefer double sided scrapbook paper,
but for this project I used card stock because I wanted it to be stiff.
On the brown card stock I glued a ribbon to it.
The bow on the far right is double sided paper which looks awesome.
How to Make a Paper Bow Now, I just glued my Handmade Paper Bow to my Handmade Prize Box.
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