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Paper Bow Tie - How To...

Forget the fancy dies and punch boards you can make a simple paper bow with just the standard tools any card maker or paper crafter has in their tool kit.  A trimmer, scoring board and bone folder.

1. Trim patterned paper to measure 14 x 6 cm.
2.  Score and concertina fold along the longest side at 1 cm intervals.
3.  Trim a small strip of paper 1 cm wide and wrap around the centre of the bow securing with strong glue.

Use to decorate cards and gift wrapping.

Stampin Up Top Note Die; First Edition Neroli paper pad; vintage pearl buttons


  1. Neat card indeed Vicky. Was the shaped mat cut freehand too? Those patterned papers are delicious.

  2. No I used a die for the mat, a Stampin Up I've had for years, and I got a taster pack of those papers on eBay, one of each design, 16 sheets for around £3.

  3. Great card, love the combo of papers.
    Lorry :o) xx


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