How to Make Easy Inexpensive Wreath Filler with Ribbon Streamers
It’s time for another Craft Tip Tuesday video! Today I’m going to show you how to make a quick filler for when you’ve got a gap in your wreath that’s not quite big enough for more flowers or ornaments. It’s simple ribbon streamers! (And did I mention it’s the most inexpensive kind of filler?)
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Ribbon Streamer Wreath Supplies
Steel Pix Machine (or wooden picks)
How to Make Ribbon Streamers
Step 1 – Locate any spots in your wreath that need filler. If you don’t already have ribbon in your wreath, I don’t recommend adding it in just one or two places. It should look like it’s part of the arrangement.
If you’re already using ribbon in the wreath, a single streamer won’t look out of place.
Step 2 – Take the end of your ribbon and roll it up to fit inside the end of your Steel Pix machine. Press down to attach a pick to the ribbon.
You can easily do this by gluing the end of your ribbon around the end of a wooden pick if you don’t have a Steel Pix machine.
Step 3 – Cut the ribbon off the bolt at the length you want your streamer, and then give it a quick dove tail.
Step 4 – Dip the end of the wooden or steel pick into your hot glue, and stick it into the wreath. Make sure the glue is adhering to the base of the wreath, not just the stem or a flower or another piece of ribbon.
Easy as pie!
Craft Tip Tuesday Video – Ribbon Streamers
Now it’s time to cover up all the hard work you’ve done and add some flowers! See the arrangement that I made with this container here: Summer Lemon and Hydrangea Table Arrangement
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yes very helpful. Thank you.
Thank you, Julie, for this streamers tip. I can find no way to pin it, however, but sure wish I could.
Any suggestions where to purchase ribbon.
If you scroll up to the top of the post, you will see the Pinterest symbol. Simply click on it, then find the post you want to save and click save. Easy peasy!
This is awsome thanks
Very helpful thank you.
I think wire- edge ribbon is expensive!
I don’t think so. I can buy 50 yards of wired ribbon at Sams Club for approximately $9.
I like the idea about the ribbon fillers, my question is, when using the pick and dipping it in the glue and placing it on the wreath. Will the pick make a small hole in the mesh.
Yes, the pick makes a hole in anything you stick it in since it’s very sharp.
Yes thank you Julie
Very helpful, thank you.