How to Make a Holiday Catalog Bow

As those catalogs start rolling in, do yourself a favor and hold onto to at least a few of them. First of all, the colorful pages make a great (and inexpensive) alternative to wrapping paper and they also make super cute bows! A few weeks ago I tasked Jenna with coming up with a cute bow made out of catalog pages and I have to say she did a stellar job! Here are her step by step instructions…

Cut pages into 3 x 5" rectangles and fold into thirds

Cut pages into 3 x 5″ rectangles and fold into thirds

Roll catalog strips into large rings.

Roll catalog strips into large rings.

Punch a hole in each ring on both sides.

Punch a hole in each ring on both sides.

Thread a pipe cleaner (topped with a cute bead) through the hole of each ring.

Thread a pipe cleaner (topped with a cute bead) through the hole of each ring.

Next thread the other end of the pipe cleaner through the holes and pull gently.

Next thread the other end of the pipe cleaner through the holes and pull gently.

And Voila! You have a cute present topper made from recycled catalogs!

And Voila! You have a cute present topper made from recycled catalogs!