‘Tis the season for decking the halls, baking up goodies, and kiddos to write their Santa wishlists. With the holidays just around the corner, now is also the perfect time to start stockpiling your gift wrap accessories. Don’t leave it to the last minute, with our easy to follow guide, you can create your own beautiful paper bows in minutes. With the convenient Scissor Mouse by Westcott, you’ll also save time and the frustration of fighting with scissors while you try to wrap the perfect gift.
Our 6 step guide walks you through creating paper bows out of reversible wrapping paper. These DIY bows help create a homemade touch to each individual gift.
Gift Wrap of Choice (We used seasonal reversible gift wrap)
Gift Wrap Scissor Mouse
Start with cutting your gift wrap into even sized strips. Some will be full length and the others will be shorter. For fuller bows cut your pieces thinner, and add additional pieces for each length.
Start with a 12×12″ paper cutout.
+ Cut 9x 3/4″ wide strips. Leave 3 strips full length of 12″ long.
+ Cut 1″ off 3 of the remaining strips.
+ Cut 2″ off 2 of the remaining strips.
+ Cut the last strip down to 4″ long.