Ribbon Rosettes

These soft pom-poms recall clouds sailing across a blue sky; they also echo in color and shape the white peonies in the centerpieces.

Photo: Matthew Day

The Tools

  • Ribbon
  • String
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Wrap ribbon around hand 10 times (wrap more for a fuller bow; use fewer fingers for a smaller one). Cut a notch at the center on each side, and cinch with string at the notches.

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Spread loops outward, and twist, shaping them into a ball.

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