Day 6 - Holiday Gift Bows

>> Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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Hey there Lily Bee fans, Cindy here. Today, I want to share my gift bows project with you. I love to dress up a gift box for any occasion & this year, I plan on dressing up a few of the kids Christmas gifts with handmade gift bows using the wonderful Jingle Collection.

To create your gift bow(s), simply trim nine strips of pattern paper that measure 1/2" or 3/4"; three 10", three 9", two 8" & one 5".

For each strip (except 5" strip), create a loop from each end, stapling together in the center.

Layer & adhere each looped striped using glue gun from bottom up, largest to smallest.

Fold & staple 5" strip, adhere using hot glue to center of bow.

Adorn center of bows with dimensional embellishments such as Lily Bee's Christmas Town Chipboard Stickers.

The strips of these bows are 1/2" wide & each one was adorned with Jingle Mixed Cardstock Stickers & twine.

Thanks for letting me share my creation with you today & hope you are having fun creating this holiday season!

Lily Bee Supplies:
Pattern Paper: Jingle-Mistletoe, Merry & Bright, Peppermint, Tinsel, Garland, Egg Nog, Frost & Cranberry
Mixed Cardstock Stickers: Jingle
Chipboard Stickers: Christmas Town


Queenie December 6, 2011 at 3:20 AM  

Love this idea,will give these a go for sure!

Julie Tucker-Wolek December 6, 2011 at 7:39 AM  

Holy WOWWWWWWWWWWWW! These are STUNNING!!! Thanks for sharing how you made them! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Lindy December 6, 2011 at 8:43 AM  

Stunning!!!! Just beautiful!!! T4S

donald December 6, 2011 at 11:51 AM  

Oh My Goodness - I LOVE these - I was trying to think of sometting to add to my Christmas tags and this is it!!! I love the idea of a greeting on the inside. Thank you for the inspiration and instruction.

Jeanne Kelly

Anonymous,  December 6, 2011 at 4:50 PM  

The bows are stunning!!

Sherry Murphy,  December 6, 2011 at 4:53 PM  

I am so going to give the bows a try this weekend!

LauraLee December 7, 2011 at 12:56 AM  

Hi Cindy! I just Love Love Love It!! I have seen a lot of bows lately and this one is just perfect! Thank you SO much for sharing this tutorial!!

rush December 7, 2011 at 3:06 AM  

wonderful way to make a bow. thank you for sharing. rush88888 at gmail dot com

Linda Barber December 7, 2011 at 11:28 AM  

You are so clever, Cindy! Love how you broke this down and made it easy for me! LOL!

centralNYscrapper December 7, 2011 at 12:37 PM  

Love these. And so much less expensive than purchasing a specialty die to make these.

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