Thursday, 27 September 2012

Origami Bows









I've been meaning to do this blog post for a while but things kept getting in the way! I've been rather poorly this week but thankfully felt a bit better today so here we are. I first saw this tutorial for origami bows on Pinterest and loved it! I've always been a lover of origami and I think these are really effective. Pretty easy to follow, although I did find the cutting bits a bit tricky and I ended up cutting a few bows wrong at first! Practice makes perfect though, and I can see me using these to decorate many gifts in the future!

I used papers ripped from magazines as well as brown paper (decorated with white paint dots) and a couple of the papers are from my Crafty Creatives boxes. The black flower one was part of their oriental box three and makes the cutest little bow! Thinner papers such as these and magazine pages are more suited because they fold much easier than others :) xo

9 comments

  1. These look brilliant! Great job!:) x

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  2. cute these look lovely
    maybe near xmas you could go some on christmassy paper.

    http://joannavictoria-x.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Wowowow - these are SO cute! Definitely going to give them ago tomorrow. :)) x

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  4. This is such a nice idea! I'm going to try this! thanks for sharing. xx

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  5. Wow,wonderful idea.:-)
    Maybe follow each other on BLOGLOVIN and GFC???
    My Blog

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  6. Oh my gosh I love those! I'll definitely be making some.
    They'd look lovely on gift boxes at Christmas!
    x x x

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  7. This is sooo cute! I really like bows. Your blog is really cute. What do you think of following eachother?

    Xoxo,

    TarZ

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  8. Wow these are lovely, I'm definitely going to try this out soon :). Would be perfect for adding to Christmas presents. Thanks for sharing.
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