Have you seen on TV when a gift is unwrapped, the ribbon gracefully falls to the side?
Normally a ribbon tied around a gift is hard to undo. You can try to unknot it, slide it, or pull it off the side, stretching it as well as you can. Men usually reach for their pocketknives to get the job done.
Making a great-looking gift bow is actually pretty simple, even without using knots.
I made this little video to show you how.
Our family also wraps a lot of gifts using gift bags. We reuse them every year, so some have been exchanged back and forth for years. Seeing an old familiar paper gift bag is almost a tradition in itself. (Don’t trust the tags, they could be from a prior year at our house!)