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DIY Ribbon Backdrop or Curtain

This ribbon backdrop/curtain can be used at an entrance to walk through, behind a sweetheart table or cake table, or even as your photobooth background. Choose your colors and style of ribbon based on your wedding style.


  • Ribbon – various sizes, styles and colors (exact yards needed will depend on the length and height of your backdrop/curtain)
  • Wooden Dowl – Cut to the length of your choice
  • Scissors

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  1. Purchase all of your ribbon
  2. Gather your supplies
  3. Cut ribbon to length. Cut to same length. Our sample is 8′
  4. Lay dowel flat onto table surface or hang at eye level. 6′ dowel is used in pictures.
  5. Tie the ribbons onto the dowel. Be sure to place all different tones, colors and styles next to eachother to create the look shown. Tie into a knot and leave about 1-2″ at the top.

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