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Add a Special Touch to Your Project with Ribbons

Ribbons come in many sizes, colors, prints and texture and add a special touch to any project. There are many different types of ribbons like grosgrain ribbon, velvet ribbon, satin ribbon, organza ribbon and wired ribbon. Whether you want to add a big beautiful bow to a present or a small embellishment to your scrapbooking page with a small ribbon accent, there are plenty of ribbons to choose from.

Grosgrain ribbons are popular for making hair accessories for little girls and used a lot in scrapbooking as they are very sturdy and can stand up to adhesive. Satin and organza ribbons are great for wedding related projects since they are so soft and elegant. If you want make a big bow that retains it shape, such as those on a wreath, then a wide, wired bow is what you want.

There are many projects that you can use ribbon for. You can make a bulletin board and place the ribbons any way you like, with crossed pattern being the most popular. Another great project is a tutu. Instead of only using tulle, you can add ribbons to give it an extra special look or you can make a tutu out of ribbons only using ribbons of different colors, materials and widths. You can also use ribbons to update your home decor. A big wide ribbon tied around a pillow will spruce up your couch or bed. Try a vibrant, contrasting color to give your home a splash of color.

There are so many things you can do with ribbons. With so many different ribbons to choose from, play around with the various colors, prints and texture to create something unique. No matter what kind of project you are working on, using ribbons will give your project that special little touch.