DIY Matching Curling Ribbon

How many birthday parties do you or your children attend each year?  We attend a handful of birthday parties of the children's friends each year.  If they give a boxed item, I tend to wrap it in paper.  I rarely have a coordinating bow, so I make my own.

DIY Matching Gift Ribbon

1. Cut a long rectangle of wrapping paper.  (The scissors pictured are standard, adult-sized scissors.)
2. Cut strips of about 1/2 inch wide.  Do not cut to the end of the paper.  Instead, leave a 1-2 inch uncut space at the end of the paper.
3. Curl each strip of paper just as you would curling ribbon.  Be gentle; the paper can rip easily.
4. Separate the ribbons.  
5. Tape the set of ribbons to your gift.

Give your gift and bless another. 

Do you prefer gift bags or wrapping paper?  

~ Annette W. {This Simple Mom} Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing an item through a link, I will earn a small percentage. Thank you!
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  1. Genius! ...and it matches the rest the wrapping paper :-)

    1. Thanks, Erica! Genius may be a slight exaggeration, but it certainly makes sense!


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