Making paper ruffles is a great way to use paper scraps. Once you make them, you may immediately have ways you want to use them; but if you want some tips, we’ve got 5 ideas for using paper ruffles right here! You can learn how to make no-sew scrap paper ruffles on this previous post, with a quick explanation on sewing them, if you would prefer.
The following video shows you quick and easy ideas. If video is not your thing, there is a quick run-down below the video. (Click the gear at the bottom of the video player if you need to select better playback quality.)
Using a variety of paper strip widths and types of papers, the options are endless!
It’s easy to add a little something extra to your projects with these paper ruffles. Some simple ways to use them:
- Decorate a tags.
- Use a strip of ruffle as a pocket.
- Add a strip to the edge of a page for added interest and dimension.
- Place a ruffle strip either vertical or horizontal and only glue at each end. Use it to hold other things on the page, by placing items under the ruffle
- Snip off small sections and attach to the edge of the page, either top or side. Instant tabs!
I hope you are inspired to try this fun idea. Let us know if you try it and how you end up using paper ruffles!
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