Ribbon Reinvented: Curling Ribbons
Give It a Whirl
Bend wide ribbons (which hold their shape) into a geometric medley, or repeat one shape for a bold statement. Affix with double-sided tape, hiding staples with more loops of ribbon.
For a concentric design, make small circles, then larger ones, working from the spool and holding the ribbon at the bottom.
Run a scissor blade down ribbon, from middle to ends, varying the tension for tight or loose curls. Gather ribbons; cinch in the middle with a length of thinner ribbon. Affix with a hot-glue gun.
Accordion-fold ribbon from spool in equal lengths (three to five inches), making 27 points (14 on one side, 13 on the other). Stack folds; use a needle to pull a piece of thread through the stack at the bottom (where the loose ends are). Knot thread loosely and cut. Open folds into a circle; or for a fuller look, use double-sided tape to connect two half circles
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