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Project

Ribbon Photo Corners

Introduction

Give a decorative touch to your photo albums by making ribbon mounts.

Materials

  • 3-inch strip of grosgrain ribbon
  • Iron
  • Acid-free double-sided photo tape

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    Start with a 3-inch strip of grosgrain ribbon. Fold both ends down at the midpoint to form a triangle; iron.

  2. Step 2

    Repeat until you have two or four ribbons for each picture. Slip triangles -- with seams in back -- over corners of photos, and use acid-free double-sided photo tape to affix them to album pages.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, November 2002

Reviews (9)

  • ShubhaSP 30 Sep, 2011

    I used printed paper ribbons for making the corners and they are looking good too.

  • AuntieBetty 22 Jun, 2010

    Heather416 -- Your idea of using the photo's subject fabric is wonderful. I can see several applications: wedding, baby shower, senior prom, graduation, etc. And what way to incorporate something manly for the guys!

  • Pomsmom 22 Jun, 2010

    3M makes double sided acid free tape under the "Scotch" label.

  • pinecroft 22 Jun, 2010

    Looks great. Anyone have a source for acid free double sided photo tape?

  • rock63roll64 21 May, 2010

    WOW! I HAVE TONS OF RIBBON AND AM GOING TO USE THIS IDEA TO PUT PICTURES ON A POSTER BOARD ON MY REFRIGERATOR SIDE USING BIG MAGNET STRIPS ON THE BACK TO KEEP IT IN PLACE. GRACIAS!! MUCHAS GRACIAS!!!

  • mjsgoodstuff 24 Apr, 2010

    I use scraps of scrapbooking paper in the same way. I use it on pictures I put in pictures in picture frames in the colors from the pictures to add a little extra color.

  • Heather416 21 Jan, 2010

    Maybe a stretch, but I would occasionally like to use the fabric someone's wearing in the photo to make the corners - what a keepsake that would be.

  • kimeee 21 Jan, 2010

    This would be a cute way to display photos on a bullein board as well. Just push a flat thumbtack through the straight edge opposite the point.

  • pugpink 10 Sep, 2008

    Good idea for my ribbon scraps!