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Ok so when I saw this on Oh Happy Day I couldn’t resist … I mean after all it is a giant pink bow. Forget my ADD kicking in, the sheer cuteness of it got me feeling some type of way. I just had to share it with y’all!

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Giant Bow DIY by Michaela Egger from Oh Happy Day!

Last month when my daughter and I were wrapping a birthday gift to bring to her friend’s party, the result was sort of underwhelming – especially for a 5 year old! “Mom, that gift looks kind of small” was her reaction once we had finished wrapping up the lovely little present we had bought. So, I thought “let’s make it bigger!” and came up with this easy giant bow gift wrap. All you need is a little more gift wrapping paper and you can make a big impression with an ittybitty gift!

Giant Bow Gift Wrap DIY | Oh Happy Day!Giant Bow Gift Wrap DIY | Oh Happy Day!
Materials: gift wrapping paper of your choice, tape & scissors
Step 1: Grab your materials and a little gift. The one i used is the size of a deck of cards.
Step 2: Cut a large piece of wrapping paper, a little longer than you want your ready bow to be wide. Place your gift right in the middle. If you want, you can fix it with a little double-sided tape. This will make the wrapping process easier.
Step 3: Start wrapping by folding over one side of the wrapping paper right up to the middle of the gift.
Step 4: Fold the other side in the same way and fix with transparent tape.
Step 5: Now fold and fix the sides of the gift just as you would with regular wrapping.
Step 6: You should end up with a large rectangle wrapping that carries your little gift right in the middle.
Step 7: Prepare a strip of paper about 3-5 inches wide and fold it 3 times length-wise. This will be the center of your bow.
Step 8: Now grab your wrapped gift and carefully push in the sides towards the center creating the bow shape.
Step 9: Flip it over, then wrap the prepared center strip around and fix it with tape in the back.
Giant Bow Gift Wrap DIY | Oh Happy Day!
Now you’re done! If you want, you can carefully (!) pull apart the wrapping paper to open up the bow a little more. At my first attempt, I was doing this in a rush, so I tore up the paper.
Giant Bow Gift Wrap DIY | Oh Happy Day!
Needless to say, my daughter LOVED these. So much that she almost didn’t want to give them to her friend.

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So if you haven’t already checked out her blog OH HAPPY DAY go check her out now!  It’s the cutest blog ever!  She does a TON of super cute crafts!! I might be a little bias because she lives in San Francisco! 

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