DIY How to make a ribbon pom pom bow. When you want to add something extra for your gift or add another element of creativity to your gift wrapping, try making your own ribbon bow. There are many types of bows such as floral bows, pom poms, layered bows, dior bows & tailored bows. In this tutorial, we go over how to make the basic pom pom bow. It might take you a few goes to get it right but remember, practice makes perfect and once you master it there are never ending options.