Magazine Page Gift Bow – All Steps

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[tool]A snap-off blade knife[/tool]
[tool]A stapler[/tool]
[tool]A ruler[/tool]
[tool]Scissors[/tool]
[tool]A pencil[/tool]
[supply]Magazine page or any other paper material[/supply]
[supply]Double-sided tape[/supply]
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First, be sure you have all needed tools and supplies at hand :) Time to start!

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Take your magazine and cut out a page that you like the most. Then place it vertically on a table.

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Grab a pencil and mark off nine 3/4-inch-long (2 cm) sections at the top and the bottom of the page.

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Cut the page lengthwise into nine strips

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Now, cut the strips into following heights: three 11″ strips (28 cm) ; three 10″ (26 cm) strips ; two 9″ strips (23 cm) ; one 4″ strip (10 cm).

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Fold each strip of paper in half to mark the exact centre.

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Twist each strip to form a loop at end and staple it in the center.

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Make a circle out of the smallest 4″ (10 cm) strip.

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This is how your strips will look like after twisting and stapling.

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Layer the three longest pieces on top of each other. Space them evenly and join together with a double-sided tape.

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Do the same with another group of shorter pieces. Try to make it as evenly as you can for the best effect.

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Finally, stick the loop into the center.

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Your Magazine Page Gift Bows are ready! Now you can attach them to wrapped presents or gift bags – we’re sure everyone will like these upcycled beauties!

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