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Holiday Ribbon

Jun 19, 2008
Ideas for Holiday Decorating with Ribbon.

One of the things I like most about the Christmas Holiday is decorating. There are so many products on the market these days that make Holiday Decorating both fun and easy. One of these is Ribbon. There are thousands of colors, styles and widths of ribbon in as many different fabrics and even plastic. Ribbon can be used for all the extra festive decorating touches a home needs to reflect the holiday spirit.

Here are just a few ideas.

Roll the individual place setting of silverware in either a festive paper or fabric napkin and tie it with a narrow strand of Grosgrain ribbon in a whimsical holiday pattern or with a more elegant strand of shimmery, sheer Chiffon or Organza ribbon.

Place an elegant Taffeta or Moire Bow in the center of a side table and let the streamers act as table runners, extending down each end of the table. Place random lengths of ribbon, cut from several types of ribbon, on a mirror and arrange some of your heirloom glass ornaments among the strands, even add a battery candle or votive to add a more elegant effect. Invite family and friends over for a special holiday gathering by printing your invitation on parchment paper, roll it like a scroll and tie it with a beautiful ribbon bow.

Types of Ribbon.

Ribbon is woven in various ways and with similar fabrics for different effects and uses.

Acetate satin ribbon is a stiff satin that is shiny on one side and matte on the other. It can be used for tying favors to gifts and making bows to decorate your Christmas tree, wreaths and garlands.

Chiffon ribbon is a sheer ribbon that can elegantly attach special ornaments to a Christmas present. Chiffon ribbon also makes very elegant bows that can be used to decorate your home for the holidays.

Organza or Organdy ribbon is a sheer ribbon that comes in a variety of widths and styles. It can have satin on the edges or in the center and also comes with wire edges. Organza ribbon makes very elegant decorations for gifts and your home.

Jacquard ribbon has unique and distinctive design styles. Jacquard ribbon is beautiful for use as a ribbon garland for Christmas trees and bows for your Christmas Tree Topper, Christmas Wreaths and Christmas Garlands.

Moire ribbon has a touch of sating with a watermark pattern and comes with wired and unwired edges. Moire ribbon makes beautiful bows for Christmas Tree Toppers and Christmas Wreaths and decorating your home for the Holidays. It also is very elegant when used to decorate your holiday gifts.

Ombre ribbon is a very simple but tasteful ribbon that has very unique coloring that transitions from one hue to another. Its colorful design and lavish look make it perfect for any holiday decorating project.

Poly ribbon comes in several styles including waterproof satin, plastic, iridescent and metallic which makes it perfect for all your holiday home decorating projects, including outdoor projects where durability is a must.

Satin ribbons come in many colors, widths and styles for everything from decorating your Christmas Gifts to Decorating your home.

Taffeta ribbon is luxurious, soft, shiny satin on both sides and very easy to tie into a bow. It is perfect for any Holiday Decorating projects.

Velvet ribbon adds a touch of elegance to any Holiday decorating project.
About the Author
Deby has been a writer for Christmas Decorations and Gifts for several years. View our Christmas Decorations Ideas. We also have a great selection of Unique Christmas Ribbon.
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