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Origami Paper Bow Tie

Father’s Day is a holiday meant to celebrate your dad, grandpa, papa, husband, uncle, son-in-law, brother, or any influential male figure in your life.

No Father's Day celebration would be complete without a heartfelt card. While finding the right words to tell the father just how much you appreciate him, finding the perfect card to fill with these sentiments is definitely where we come in. All you'll need are a few paper crafting supplies, a little creativity, and a whole lot of heart.

Instead of boring store-bought sentiments this Father’s Day,

surprise dad with a homemade card you and your kids can make.

Learn how to make an easy origami bow tie with these easy to follow step by step instructions.

You'll need:

  • 80gsm~120gsm Colored or pattern papers in Square size for Bow tie

  • 250gsm Cardstocks for card

  • A pair of Scissors

  • Glue


Starts with a piece of Square paper and follow the steps below.


  • Choose a thin paper of not thicker than 120gsm for the Origami Bow tie so that it's easier to fold.

  • The size of the square depends on how big you want the bow tie to be. For e.g. using a 12x12cm square paper will result in two bow ties that are about 8.5x3.5cm. Using an 15x15cm square paper will result in two that measure 11.5x4cm. The paper in this tutorial is an 12x12cm square.

  • Pull the flaps gently and flatten the center so it can be glue onto a flat surface.

Give it a little more thoughts by selecting patterns that are closest match to your man's favorite shirt, tie or handkerchief. If you are unable to find the exact print or pattern, why not just draw and color it! Let your creative juice run wild by use any piece of plain paper to draw and color it!

You can use color markers or any coloring tools you have to paint the patterns directly onto the paper. Whether it's stripes, polka dots or plaids, the end results are even more thoughtful and personalized.


Free Father's Day card template that you can just print, color in and add on the Origami Bow Tie!

Completed the card with these perfect coloring in templates! A set of 3 coloring in template featuring 3 styles (Tuxedo, Formal Suit and Casual Jumper Shirt) – Choose the right style for your dad this father's day!


  1. Choose one of the style and print onto A4 size card stock.

  2. Color in with any coloring tools.

  3. Flatten the center part of the Origami Bow tie.

  4. Then glue the origami bow tie on the front of the card.

The card is now ready for gifting!

These easy paper origami bows are great for quickly dressing up a gift, decorating cards for any man's affair and totally perfect and classy to use as place cards in special occasion like wedding, anniversary, birthday & party.

An Black Tie Affair Sitting Place Cards

Style your table pretty with beautiful place cards. Add a touch of class with these personalized handmade bow tie place cards that will give your wedding a unique twist!

These place card or escort cards are perfect for a Formal / black tie /bowtie themed party! They are simple yet elegant and create the perfect setting for your big event.

This Black Bowtie place cards/escort cards add an elegant touch to your wedding ceremony or dinner party!

This is also a great crafting activity that you can rope in your bridesmaids to help and create some memorable moments to decorate your wedding reception.

These fun place cards can be used for any occasion. Level up with assorted colors and it sure makes for a great addition to any birthdays, engagements, baby showers and more! These will gives a festive feeling to any special event or to your dining tablescape if you are planning to cook up a feast for your dad this Father's Day!

For the Gentlemen and the Little Man

Create these adorable invitations for a “Little Man” theme baby shower or a thoughtful birthday card that is just perfect to give to your loving husband, the doting grandpa or to your brothers, uncles and even your bosses. Incorporating these origami bow ties into the stationery along with a few playful details for the day of the event are just so cute!

Eat, Drink, Suit Up!

Its time to ask the favorite men in your life to stand by your side!

We super love this origami bow tie that are really easy and versatile to apply. There’s no cutting required except for cutting to size and far fewer folds. The trickiest part is opening them out at the end but it gets easy after a few rounds. Be creative and explore using different paper materials you have! The end result can be preppy pretty just like how we used POST IT to make these cute bow tie in stripes.

Send Dad or any fatherly figure that make an impact in your life a message to say he's loved and appreciated with one of our handmade cards.

Every good father deserves some recognition here and there and

this card will go a long way for sure.

These origami bow tie card sets are also available for purchase. The cards are left blank inside for any message you want to include. Great for any occasion or just to send a note to a special guy. The perfect way to ask that special person to play those important roles on your big day and an excellent choice as a thank you card for the wedding party. And a versatile design even for little man, gentleman or bow tie baby shower and birthday party too!

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Download the Coloring In Template in PDF below.

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