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I have two schools of thought on ribbon. 1. I like to buy small amounts of specialty ribbon {usually expensive} and I use it only for really special occasions. 2. I buy large amounts of this satin ribbon {double faced 1.5″ inch satin} and use it generously on presents and decoration. The satin ribbon is one of my secret sources. For $10 they give you 50 yards. Because it is so cheap you can use a lot. I have a huge box of the stuff in every color. The picture below is from Christmas 2006 where I used it a lot. Not all of their ribbon is good {avoid the wired–it is poor quality} but I can vouch for the double faced Satin!

  1. K and/or K

    December 4, 2008

    Beautiful gifts! I’m hosting a wrapping party and I am adding this to my shopping list!

  2. Little House

    December 4, 2008

    Wow! That is super-cheap. Thanks for the tip!

  3. abigail @ Piece of Cake

    December 4, 2008

    love your site! popped over here from design mom… also, LOVING the stickers :)

  4. Laura

    December 4, 2008

    I almost ordered from there, based on your suggestion from last year! I ended up ordering several 20yd rolls of striped grosgrain from good quality and good prices, too.

  5. pret-a-party

    December 4, 2008

    wow, this is great! i usually like the wired ribbon because it I can create fancier bows with it, but these gifts all look fantastically wrapped!

    i was looking for xmas ribbon last week at michael’s and had a short roll in my hand for $25… i put it back, i mean… it’s ribbon!! i was disappointed i didn’t get any, but now i’ll go look for yours! thanks :)

  6. Kate

    December 4, 2008

    Great ribbon source. Thanks! I love ribbon. My current favorite is Japanese chromspun grosgrain. It’s so soft!

  7. Miranda

    December 4, 2008

    What beautiful advice. Thanks for the source!

  8. S.HOPtalk

    December 4, 2008

    Thank you…I love bunches and bunches of satin ribbon, but can never find it in bullk. Love this!!!

  9. Cluff Family

    December 4, 2008

    Tai Pan has 25 Yards for 11 dollars and wider for a little bit mor. I smothered my house in it this year!

  10. Amber

    December 5, 2008

    oooh I want ribbon. My christmas prezzies never look that pretty. I’ll have to add it to the list.

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