Tuesday, 8 November 2011

PAPER BOWS: Tutorial

This is a project that I've found while browsing another blog (here). I've loved it and wanted to share it with you as well. They would be great as a kid activity or you can use it to decorate your gifts. They can also be used as a part of a party decoration too.

Square piece of card stock
One brad
Hole punch

paper bowsWith right side of paper facing down cut paper where you see dotted lines. Cut off bottom section (refer to right picture).

paper bow instructionsBend top flap down revealing right side of paper. Punch holes as marked by the five black dots. Fold bottom left corner up and add a brad. Click on images for a larger view.

paper craftsAttach top left corner to the brad. Attach bottom right flap to the brad.

easy paper bowsAttach top right flap to brad. Place brad through the center hole. Close brad in the back. Cut out bottom of bow (refer to dots). Done!

handmade bowsOnce your bows are made you can adjust the shape by trimming the bows if you wish.

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