Ribbon and lace stationery tutorial

by - Saturday, May 30, 2009



I love to save ribbons from gift wrappings as well as lace and trim scraps from my sewing. Even the gaudy and flashy ones, well I keep them. Who knows they would come in handy one day for a recycling project such as this one!

Here's a really fun and easy way to recycle your lace and ribbon scraps:

Ribbon and Lace Stationery Tutorial

1. Look through your lace and ribbon pile and decide what designs you'd like to use for your stationery.

2. Cut the ribbon or lace to fit the width of the paper you are using. I normally would use 8.5"x 11" letter size parchment, linen/laid or patterned paper. You can use other paper sizes too. Just adjust the width of the ribbon/lace accordingly.

3. Use a double sided tape as adhesive to stick the ribbon or lace to the bottom of the paper.I don't know about using craft glue but based on experience, double sided tape really works well. Be as creative and imaginative as you can!

4. Voila! You now have a personalized and truly fancy one of a kind stationery for your correspondence needs.

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