One thing that makes finding the best present even greater is being creative with the wrapping. The receiver of the gift will really appreciate thoughtful, creative and impressive wrapping. Not everyone finds gift wrapping easy – bows are tricky, wrapping neatly is harder than it looks and corner folds can be a downright mystery!
So, for those who lack a bit of creative flair, here are some types of bows for presents that you can try to replicate yourself.
These are the types of bows for presents that you’ll have seen on Christmas and birthday presents in movies: they’re pretty and polished. The best thing about them? You can make them yourself for half the cost than buying them.
The simple bow is easy and quick to add to any gift throughout the year. It is ideal for making when you’re pressed for time or if you don’t want to make a special bow for every gift you give. Here is what you should do:
This makes the perfect off-center bow on your gift and it makes the gift look really elegant. Here is how to make a layered bow:
A flower bow is an ideal gift topper for any special lady. You can make these bows even more special by putting a bobby pin underneath so that they can wear the bow in their hair afterwards! Here is how to make a flower bow:
The pom-pom bow is somewhat trickier than the others we have seen so far but it is really pretty. You can group a few together to make an even more impressive gift. Here is how to make one:
Bows are special as it is but you can make them even more special for the Christmas season. Next, we’re going to look at how to make a Christmas bow, how to tie Christmas ribbon bows to keep and reuse and how to make a Christmas bow wired ribbon style for Christmas tree ribbons bows.
How to make a Christmas bow
A lot of people often ask how to make a Christmas bow but the answer is simple. Make any of the bows above but use a festive ribbon or a festive-color ribbon! How to tie Christmas ribbon bows? Easy, follow the steps above using a festive ribbon and voila!
Make a Christmas Bow Wired Ribbon Style
A lot of festive ribbons are wired. This makes them ideal as they will be much more robust and can, therefore, be reused. Whether or not you use them as Christmas tree ribbons bows or to adorn gifts, it is better to make a Christmas bow wired ribbon style for this reason.
Making bows is super fun! One tip I will say is to tie Christmas ribbon bows and Christmas tree ribbons bows early. Don’t leave it until the last minute as this is something you will put aside when there are gifts to buy and presents to wrap in a hurry!