Tie a ribbon bow easily with the simple how to guide. Craft stores carry ribbon in an almost endless variety of colors, prints and textures, allowing you to find the perfect ribbon to embellish almost anything. A bow tied with a fitting piece of ribbon is a simple way to dress up a store-bought item or add the perfect finishing touch to a homemade piece. Ribbon tied in a bow is also an elegant addition to a wrapped gift. Achieve that ideal bow shape with good bow-tying technique.