What to do with leftover ribbon

What to do with leftover ribbon

The winter holidays are long gone yet only recently have you put away the Christmas tree. The chances are that you have a great amount of ribbon left. Just other people, you have used this material to wrap gifts and decorate the Christmas tree. Now that you no longer have any use for the ribbon you might as well throw it away. Get rid of it? That is the biggest mistake that you can make.  In case you did not know, ribbon can be repurposed in many ways. It is not that ribbon is expensive; it is just that it is a shame to throw it in the trash bin. If you want to find out more, please continue reading.


DIY project

DIY projects may not be your thing but that is not a good reason not to try crafting. Crafting is so rewarding, enhancing your creativity and self-confidence. If you have kids, you have all the more reason to embark on DIY projects. Take the surplus ribbon and get to work. You, as well as your kids, will enjoy playing around with the decorative material. You do not have to be reminded that the holiday season is over and you have nothing else to do.

Decorate your mantel

Decorating the mantel is one of the most popular design tricks. Why do people do it? Because it impacts the look of the living room. If you want your home to stand out, then put the leftover ribbon to good use. You surely have tinsel UK or sating sashes lying around the house. No matter the size of the decorative material use it. Combine colours like white and teal in order to create a garland. Instead of the traditional greenery, you can add tall vases. If you have your mind set on something green, at least make sure that you use potted plants.

Tie ribbon around drinkware

You are a social person which is the reason why you love having people over. Do you want to make a good impression at your next dinner party? If the answer is yes, then you should pay close attention to the table setting. Yet again, ribbon can come in handy. All you need to do is wrap pieces of decorative material around the drinkware. This delicate touch will be appreciated by everyone, your family included. So, what are you waiting for? Get that leftover ribbon and make your dinner table stand out.