Festive ribbons for your curtains
Carry a decorated-for-Christmas look to a window treatment with colorful satin-tone gift-wrapping ribbon. Loop the ribbons over the draperies and fasten them to the rod with pressure-sensitive tape. Accent loops with streamers.
Tissue paper for Carnival Christmas balls
Carnival Christmas balls, hung by thick tinsel ropes, issue a cordial invitation to after-dinner coffee. Tissue paper is folded then gathered with thin wire or pipe cleaners, then inserted into plastic balls.
Utilize the brilliant range in color that tissue paper affords, and try wild and wonderful combinations. they’re breathtaking in vibrant blues and greens, tangerine and mauve. The dwarf size is delightful for decking and evergreen — a few giants will twirl fetchingly in front of a picture window. Try these inexpensive creations in every room.
Festive painted bowl with ribbons
Overhead trimming for a holiday table! A plastic salad bowl is suspended like a balloon gondola, heaped with small surprises to finish the feast. Paint the bowl a brilliant hue, then paste on seals and metallic paper stars.
Festive faux swirled candles made with ribbon
Swirls of multicolored satin ribbon change cardboard cylinders [wrapping paper tubes] into a splendid array of make-believe candles used for a centerpiece. Placemats were woven of color coordinated self-stick gift ribbon, shaped over a rectangle lf light cardboard. Give the mats a light spray with clear lacquer so they’ll be spot-resistant.