Wednesday, April 6, 2011

How to tie ribbon on a gift without twisting it

 Don't you hate that stupid twist on the back of a gift? Well here is how you can tie a ribbon and avoid that!


Here's my gift, wrapped (using my kid's scribbles artwork)


Use just over 5 times the width of ribbon, cutting each end on an angle.


 Hold your ribbon about 1/5 of the way in, at the centre of the gift.


Wrap it once, being careful not to twist.

 Now twist here - on the top of the gift

 Bring the ribbon around the back, to the front (without twisting it)

 Now tuck that end around your twist


 And tie it!


 Then tie a perfect bow (unlike this one)

And here's the back - smooooooth!

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