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Monday, September 23, 2013

CRAFTS WITH ANASTASIA--CURLY RIBBON WREATH


How festive is this wreath? I recently came across it while wandering through a gift shop. It would be so easy to make. All you need is a Styrofoam® wreath in your desired size, some rolls of curling ribbon in a variety of colors, a pair of scissors, and some straight pins. Large rolls of curly ribbon are available at party stores for a few dollars.

Cut 36” lengths of ribbon. Curl each piece from the center outward. Insert a pin in the center of the ribbon and pin to wreath. Repeat until wreath is completely covered. Make longer or shorter streamers by adjusted the length of the ribbon cut.

Some ideas:
For a bridal shower wreath use either all white ribbon or the wedding colors.

For a baby shower use pastel colors or pinks for a girl, blues for a boy.

Make a Christmas wreath with red and green ribbons.

Make a Valentine wreath with white, pink, and red ribbons.

Make a 4th of July, Labor Day, or Memorial Day wreath with red, white, and blue ribbons.

Make a wreath in shades of gold, yellow, orange, and brown for autumn. 

2 comments:

Joan Price said...

Om my gosh, I am in love! That ribbon wreath is absolutely gorgeous! I just recently found a site that has tons of quality ribbons for sale and I think I just found my excuse to buy some! Thanks so much :)!

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Glad you liked it, Joan!