When it comes to ribbons, there is no limit as to how they can be used in decorating. If you would define ribbons, you can say that a ribbon is a thin band material that is usually made of cloth, sometimes plastic and even metal. Another term for ribbons is riband. Ribbons can be used in a multitude of ways. Across the world, ribbons are primarily used for ornamental purposes. They can be used to add beauty to a certain item, as a decorative material for all sorts of occasions such as birthdays and Valentine’s day. They can also be used for symbolic purposes such as raising awareness and are also used in some ceremonies such as a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
During weddings, ribbons have a lot of creative uses. Here are some of them.
- Wedding Programs. Ribbons can be used in wedding programs. You can cut a wide ribbon and glue the pieces together to make a ribbon-bound wedding program. They are not just beautiful to look at but stylish as well.
- Flower Baskets. In flower baskets, ribbons can be used to line the handles, the ring or the base of the basket as a decorative material.
- Ring Pillows. You can use ribbons as an embellishment for the pillows that the ring bearer will use. You can line them up on the edges or have them curve down in the center.
- Bouquet Tie. Ribbons can also be used as tie for bouquets. It is preferable to use silk ribbons and have them tied on the wrap of the bouquet. Make sure the tails are long so they can flow beautifully while the holder is walking.
- You can use Paper Mart satin ribbon to design a headband. All you need to do is sew the ribbon in the headband and add a few bedazzles then you’re good to go. This is also applicable for neck ties and sashes.
- Ankle Bows. Bridesmaids can tie beautiful satin ribbons on their ankles. Just make sure to lace them up tight so they don’t become obstructions while the bridesmaids are walking.