What Are The Different Types Of Ribbons Used For Decor And Craftsby Kristene Paul BB Crafts Inc
Ribbons have been in use since ages, and are regarded as a symbol of nobility. An exclusive member of the fashion world and crafts, they are used for a wide number of purposes, like decorating a gift, home or venue decoration, dress accessories, hang tags, cake decoration, creating women accessories, flower bouquets, and much more.
With a wide spectrum of usage, there is no dearth of versatility in the types of ribbons, as detailed below:
Glossy and shiny, satin ribbons are the most popular and widely used type of ribbons, and are actually polyester. They are soft and light, and so are used for a wide number of purposes, including dress accessorizing, hair tie, creating artificial flowers, gift-wrapping, and so.
Organza ribbons are most often used in wedding decorations. Made from ‘Sutra’, this ribbon type is thin and translucent and available in a wide range of color options. Various applications of organza ribbons include creating wedding gown accessories, gift-wrapping, wedding favor decoration, gift accessories, and much more.
This ribbon type has a ribbed appearance and tightly woven fibers. Created from synthetic fabrics like nylon and polyester, grosgrain ribbon offers elasticity, and sturdiness, which is why is it is best for creating several craft projects, hair accessories and fashion designs.
Distinctive to other ribbon types, velvet ribbon is characterized by its soft texture, having rich hues. Made from nylon, this ribbon exudes luxury and is used to create extravagant designs and craft projects.
Contrary to all other ribbon types, a burlap ribbon offers a natural feel and appearance to any craft project. Highly versatile and eco-friendly in nature, burlap ribbon is made from jute fiber and provides a distinctive, rusty and country charm. You can find a wide variety of colors in burlap ribbons for sale, and use this for a wide number of outdoor craft projects, like flower arrangements, wreaths, along with creating a rustic finish for wedding decor, gift wrapping, and more.
These are some of the most unique and widely used ribbon types. There are some others also, apart from satin ribbon, double face ribbons, like print, Jacquard, Tulle, Ruffle, Chiffon, Mesh, Metallic, Halloween, Wired ribbons and many more, which you can use according to your specific decor needs.
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