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Star Ribbon Hanger for Ornaments

Use these little hangers to embellish ornaments you already have; attach them to the jump rings with a bit of wire.

Photography: Bryan Gardner

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 2015

materials

  • Ribbon, 10 millimeters

  • Fabric scissors

  • Clear fabric glue (Pictured: Magna-Tac fabric glue, $12 for 8 oz., mjtrim.com.)

  • (Pictured: Bead Landing jump rings, in Silver, $3 for 105, michaels.com.)

  • Thin wire

  • Wire cutters

steps

  1. Cut 4 pieces of ribbon: one 6½ inches long, two 3¼ inches, and one 3/4 inch.

  2. Bend and glue the two 3¼-inch pieces into loops. Dab glue inside loops; pinch at center to form figure-eight shapes. Wrap 3/4-inch piece around center of one loop; glue. Place on top of other loop; glue.

  3. On long ribbon, snip in from each side, 11/2 inches from end, almost to center; fold down corners and glue. Slide jump ring onto ribbon. Dab glue to join the two ends of ribbon into a loop. Place crossed ribbons on top and glue.

  4. Add an ornament to jump ring. Use wire to hang from ribbon loop.

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