10 Easy DIY Ribbon Crafts to Try!

DIY Ribbon Crafts

Today I’m sharing 10 easy DIY ribbon crafts to wrap up National Craft Month on Design Improvised! If you’re like me, I bet you have a stash of ribbon scraps somewhere in your craft supplies. I hate to throw away pretty ribbon, no matter how small the piece! Well, it’s time to put those scraps to good use. These easy ribbon craft projects can all work with a variety of ribbons depending on what you have on hand.  They are all no-sew projects too! 

10 Easy Crafts with Ribbon

1. Upcycled Planters with Velvet Ribbon via Pillar Box Blue

Thick velvet ribbon gives recycled tin cans a luxe makeover in this simple DIY planter project. Tutorial here.

Velvet Ribbon Upcycled Planters

2. DIY Ribbon Chandelier via Art Bar Blog

Brighten a kids bedroom or toyroom with a simple ribbon chandelier made from tying ribbon scraps to an embroidery hoop and topping with yarn pom-poms in a rainbow of colors. Tutorial here.

DIY Ribbon Chandelier

3. DIY Ribbon Vases via Design Improvised

Transform a plain glass florist vase into a colorful and chic spring bouquet with ribbon scraps! This tutorial also uses the Brother P-touch Embellish ELITE ribbon printer to add a personalized message on the ribbon. These ribbon vases would make a great birthday or Mother’s Day gift filled with inexpensive flowers from the grocery store. Tutorial here.

DIY Ribbon Vases

4. DIY Ribbon Doily Dream Catcher via A Girl and a Glue Gun

A dream catcher is a classic use for ribbon scraps. Create a boho look by incorporating rickrack and pom-pom trim along with the ribbons. Tutorial here.

DIY Ribbon Project: Doily Dreamcatcher

5. Kid’s Ribbon Rainbow Wall Hanging via A Beautiful Mess

Have ribbon scraps in a rainbow of colors? Turn them into a rainbow wall hanging for sweet kids room decor! Tutorial here.

Rainbow ribbon wall hanging

6. Ribbon Memo Board via MomTastic

Overlap thick ribbons on foam board to create a handy memo board. Tutorial here.
Crafts with ribbon: DIY memo board idea

7. Velvet Ribbon Wall Hanging via Oh Joy

Try your hand at ribbon weaving with this beautiful wall hanging. While it uses velvet ribbons you can try this technique with any ribbons you have on hand that are the same width. Tutorial here.

Velvet Ribbon Weaving

8. Woven Ribbon Lampshade via Midwest Living

Give a plain lampshade a ribbon makeover with this cool ribbon weaving project! Tutorial here.

How to make a ribbon lampshade

9. DIY Ribbon Balloons via Design Improvised

Create a festive party decoration in minutes by gluing ribbon scraps to balloon sticks! Tutorial here.

DIY Ribbon Balloons

10. Ribbon Weaving Gift Wrap via The House That Lars Built

Create a gorgeously wrapped present by weaving a ribbons on the top. Tutorial here.

Ribbon Weaving Gift Wrap

Easy crafts to do with ribbon

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