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how to make bows with any paper/cardboard
DIY- How To Make a Loopy Paper Flowers / Bow / Gift - some great examples here! I made these as gift wrapping toppers! I used buttons in the middle, cute and took less time!
making gift bows with wrapping paper | How To Make a Loopy Paper Flower / Bow / Gift Finish-er ... | Paperie
Make a Loopy Paper Flower. Keep old book pages around and embellish center with buttons, real or silk flower, a chocolate kiss... You'll always have a bow for a gift.
lazo de papel by ana.ventosaalvarez
couture paper bow ties @ bloomize.com
this is gorgeous. and it's on a page of an old math book.... takes doodling on your homework to a whole new (awesome) level! :) Now off to check out her etsy shop...
Fun music bow easy to do with old or damaged sheet music, know your sweethearts favorite song? get the sheet music and wrap then bow with it :)
Recycled Book Pages - altered book sculpture (and I have a ton of text-blocks floating around that have been looking for a purpose!)
lots and lots of bows around my neck? Yes, please!
wrapped...using recycled materials to create a oriental look
I may never buy bows again. How to make them out of a page of a magazine, or any colorful paper
Bows - can use this technique to make ribbon hair bows. Make half way and put a button in the middle