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DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat Blog

Hey all, my name is Kellee and I help out the gals over at U Create.  Today I get to share my Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame with you.  I had so much fun making it and I am excited to share the tutorial with you.  It’s simple, inexpensive and totally useful…not to mention super cute!

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat BlogFor this craft you will need:

-6 yards of coordinating Christmas Ribbon (Make it easy on yourself and buy a Seasonal Ribbon Mix)

-1/2 yard of Red Glimmer Tulle for accent

-Large Frame

-Red glossy spray paint

-Heavy-duty Stapler and staples

-decorative clothespins

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat Blog

Step #1: Take a large frame and spray paint it glossy red…or whatever amazing Christmas color you want.

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat BlogStep #2: Lay the frame on the ground and arrange the ribbon behind it. 

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat BlogStep #3: Once you get the ribbon how you like it, take a marker and one ribbon at a time, and mark on the side of the frame where you want the staple.

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat BlogStep #4:  Pick up that one ribbon you marked on the frame and staple the ribbon to the back.  Make sure to pull the ribbon kind of tight so it will be able to hold the weight of the Christmas cards and still hold its shape. 

Step #5: Lay the frame back down on your arranged ribbons, laying on the ground, and mark where the next ribbon goes, pull tight and staple to the back. As I was stapling the ribbons to the back, I would weave them in front of and behind the ribbons I had already placed on the frame. This is just a matter of taste.  No plan to my madness, just what I thought looked good.

DIY Ribbon Christmas Card Display Frame - The Ribbon Retreat BlogStep #6: Finally, tie some small pieces of red tulle where some of the ribbons cross just to add some more fun and dimension!

I LOVE how everything turned out and am so excited to get Christmas cards so I can hang them on it. 

Come visit U Create and see what other great tutorials we have for you.

Kellee Belnap


Thank you so much Kellee and welcome aboard! What a great project to display all of your Christmas cards from neighbors, friends, and loved ones. I love Christmas cards and to read all about my loved one’s happenings in their “Year In Review.” This is the perfect addition to your Christmas decor so all of those beloved cards can be displayed the entire Christmas season. You can also personalize this great project to your own taste and to fit in perfectly with your existing holiday decor. Thank you again Kellee! To see more incredible, INCREDIBLE projects from the UCreate gals, (You will LOVE them!) hop on over and pay them a visit at UCreate and tell them I say hi! 🙂

The Ribbon Retreat has the most FABulous Christmas ribbon for you to create your very own Christmas Card Display. We also 2 have kinds of tulle that would look amazing on your frame. We carry a wide array of gorgeous colors in both our regular tulle and glimmer tulle. You still have plenty of time to get your supplies ordered and create your display before your cards begin to arrive.

Do you need more creative and fun Christmas project ideas? All of our Christmas projects would make the perfect gifts…AND they are grrrrrreat on your budget! For more creative Christmas projects click here and to see our festive Christmas bows click here.

Have you been naughty or nice??? I am sure nice, so what are you hoping is under the tree just for you this Christmas?

Happy Creating & Happy Christmas Cards!
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2 Comments

  1. Posted November 20, 2013 at 7:17 am | Permalink

    Wow! That’s really neat! I have seen them straight across, but this one is really attractive to the eye.

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      Posted November 21, 2013 at 10:23 am | Permalink

      Hi Dee! Thank you so much for your comment. Glad you enjoyed this fun project. Have a wonderful day! Michelle 🙂

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