The Thoughtful Bow

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Have you ever tried to open a present and the bow was tied so tightly that you gave up and just snipped it off with scissors? The result are ribbon scraps that you have no use for, get thrown away and end up in the landfill.

Yes you can also donate these ribbon scraps for recycling here, but it’s even better if you can reuse the ribbon for future gifts or DIY projects. If only you didn’t have to cut it right?

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What if I told you that there is a way to tie a bow so that when the recipient of your gift opens it, it just falls open gracefully and with no effort at all.

The best part is that these ribbons can be reused by the recipient because they weren’t cut off. Here’s a video tutorial on how to wrap your gift using The Thoughtful Bow:

Here is how it’s done with a bigger wider ribbon:

With Christmas is fast approaching, have you finished wrapping your gifts yet? I hope you enjoyed this short tutorial on how to make gift wrapping a little more thoughtful!

Remember when you reuse ribbons, you aren’t only saving money, but you are also saving them from the landfill.

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