Friday, January 30, 2015

money saving tip....ribbon

over the holidays, I purchased or was given several items that had ribbon included in the packaging.  not the curlee ribbon but the type hair bows are made 1/2" to 1-1/2" wide.
the tip....save those ribbons! a yard ribbon now cost as much as a yard of fabric use to cost!  more in some cases.
later.

pardon the lower case.....typing is difficult.
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2 comments:

Dinahsoar said...

My grandma saved the paper too. She'd iron it and put it away. I did in my early years---I thought everyone did. LOL. With the advent of the dollar stores I stopped and now mostly use gift bags instead. Gram always wrote a letter in one direction on a page, then turned it 90 degrees and wrote again. Back in her day---she lived through 2 world wars and a depression---people had to 'use it up, wear it out, make it do, do without'. We've become a consumer oriented society. We'd do well to take a page out of the past.

Carol Tuttle said...

Very smart! Our grandmothers were the original recyclers!