7 Ways to Craft with Ribbon

Ries Erol
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Almost everyone has extra rolls of ribbon in their home. Although the first thing that people associate with ribbon is gift wrapping, there are many other ways to repurpose those leftover bits and pieces of fabric.

It is possible to turn ribbon into hair bows, wall art, and even a chandelier! The following ten ribbon craft projects will show you how to transform colorful strips of fabric into cute craft projects.

Ribbon Wreath

This pretty wreath is perfect for winter and holiday decor. You can switch up the ribbon and flowers for a spring or summer wreath as well. We love how simple this craft is–even your kids can help you assemble for a fun crafternoon!

Ribbon Tassel Keychain

A ribbon tassel keychain is a perfect project for using up all those leftover bits of ribbon you don’t want to throw away because you love the design so much. Just attach the ribbon strands to a metal ring, and you will have a pretty keychain that you’ll always be able to find in your purse.

Ribbon Embroidery

If you have a knack for needlecrafts, you have to try your hand at this embroidery technique. Use ribbon instead of string to create a stunning textured flower bouquet.

Ribbon Heart Hair Bow

Weave red and pink ribbons into a heart and wear it as a hair bow. Although this ribbon hair bow was originally made for Valentine’s day, we think it would look sweet on a little girl any time of the year.

DIY Sunglasses Storage & Display Organize

Display and organize your sunglasses with this innovative frame and ribbon craft. Attach a piece of stylish fabric to the back of a picture frame, then hot glue ribbon in place to insert your sunglasses. You will have both storage and style for your glasses in less than thirty minutes.

Recycle an Old Lampshade Into a Chandelier

Do you have an old lampshade that has seen better days? Recycle it into a beautiful ribbon chandelier. This repurposed shade is so pretty you will want to make more! Why not make one as a decoration for your next bridal shower or even as wedding decor?

30-Minute Farmhouse Wreath

Chip and Joanna Gaines made the farmhouse design style popular with their HGTV show Fixer Upper. Make a farmhouse style wreath for your front door from wired canvas ribbon.  Joanna Gaines would surely approve of it. It’s easy and costs less than 10 dollars to make. We all love that!

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