Nothing appears to spruce up a stylistic layout idea like ribbon, more is always better. You can make decorating with ribbon can be simple or elaborate; simply make it look new, regardless of whether you are using a frayed fabric ribbon for a nation look.
Select a variety of containers you have on display or in your cupboards, or pull out your crystal and silver; dress them up by filling the dishes with shiny ornaments and finials. Add a ribbon tied around the foot or base of the container and you have a quick and pretty centerpiece.
Add your new creation to a passage table with a lamp; wrap a coordinating ribbon to the base of the lamp; you have added sparkle to welcome your visitors.
Large glass containers make great receptacles for brightly shaded glass ornaments. A ribbon around the container with a sprig of greenery makes a nice centerpiece that is easy to move once the food turns into the main occasion on your holiday table.
what is a moving average ribbon? You can place wrapped boxes with pretty ribbons anywhere you need a spark of shading: on the floor near a large pruned plant or under a glass coffee table. Search for sudden places and you will see surprise and delight in your visitors faces. Ranch style houses look especially warm and comfortable with a pile of packages wrapped in earthy colored paper and indeed, tied up with string. You can add hued string and a sprig of juniper along with a jingle ringer, that way you will know if someone is snooping.
It is easy to make current, traditional or country arrangements with containers and ornaments along with ribbon. Pick a container that suits your present style and if it is clear adding vivid ornaments is easy. If your container is ceramic or milk glass, pick bright tones and either wires them together for stability or use earthquake clay to shield them from rolling off your container. Add ribbons on wire and stick them into your arrangement or wrap ribbon around the base.
An old staple is the cover your front entryway with a foil paper and wide ribbon tied in a bow, however with weather issues, you could give this idea a shot the inside for a change of pace, and tape your holiday cards on the entryway.