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This instructable shows you how to make a unique flower bow and a customized origami box perfect for jewelry, candy, money, or any other small gift. ...
You will need the following: Paper trimmer (or ruler) Spray Adhesive 2"+ circle punch Posterboard (mine is red on one side and blue o...
Punch 2 red circles and 1 green circle.
Spray glue circles and smoothed out aluminum foil ready. Tip: When spray gluing, run the glue over the edges of the material you're coating.
Carefully lay a circle down on the aluminum foil. The circles will want to move, so just be as careful as you can when pressing. Repeat for all 3 ...
Cut the excess aluminum foil away from the attached circle. Repeat for all three circles.
Make folds for your guides. Fold circle in half. Connect the folded lines and fold again. Repeat as demonstrated in the photos until the circle is ...
Cut the petals out from the red circles. I eyed it and left them connected to a 1/2" inner circle. Be careful to not cut away the petals or leave t...
Cut the green circle like you did for the 2 red circles except only make 4 large "leaves".
Using your hole punch, punch holes from the center of the 2 red and 1 green.
Run one end of the ribbon through all three holes with the green on the bottom and both reds on top. Run the ribbon through a black bead and back thr...
Cut 2 squares out of the poster board. One square will have to be 3/4" to 1" larger than the other depending on the wrapping paper you are using. Th...
Fold origami box as illustrated in the photos for both posterboard squares and run a dry test run to make sure the boxes fit snuggly inside one anothe...
Unfold your boxes and apply spray glue to the side you want to hide.
Gently press the squares onto a length of rolled out wrapping paper keeping the edges in line with any pattern the paper might have. Note: The circl...
Loosely cut the boxes out and flip them over. Gently smooth out any bubbles or creases using your fingers or a straight edge.
Cut off the excess wrapping paper from both squares and refold both boxes.
Wrap the ribbon around the top portion of the box and twist underneath. Carefully slide the lower box inside the upper box keeping the ribbon tawt. ...
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Posted:Dec 1, 2009
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