Randomly Pleating Ribbon

Hello, Windy here today:) One of my favorite things to do is to dress up holiday packages and cards with beautiful satin ribbon. Here is a simple pleated ribbon technique that can be used to dress up your holiday creations.

To create pleated ribbon:

Really. Its just that simple! The trick is not to sweat the consistency of your pleats. When using satin ribbon, a randomly placed pleat can look just as gorgeous as a meticulously spaced one. Here is an example of how I used the same pleating technique on a different project.

Thru the Woods, Tis the Season, Yorkshire Pudding patterned paper (Joyful Peace collection); kraft, tulle and ribbon (Micheals Stores Inc.); punch (EK Success), felt flower (K& Co.), bauble (Making Memories); adhesive line (Glue Dots Continuous Line)

What project could you add satin pleated ribbon to, to help dress it up?



  1. That's a no brainer for me. I'd add it to a scrapbook page as a bottom border of a photo. I love the ribbon and flower on the card too!

  2. Love the pleated satin ribbon look!!! Wasn't sure how to do it...it looks far harder than that! Thanks for the tip! :)

  3. How beautiful. well i am just going to have pleated ribbon on EVERYTHING now arent I!!?? OK maybe not my boys school bags!