Brooke made these ribbon wands for one of her brides. It’s charming sendoff that will be certainly accepted in any venue as an alternative to sparklers.

ribbon wands wedding

What you’ll need:
– 12-inch dowels
– spray paint (optional)
– lightweight ribbon
– scissors
– glue gun
– lighter

diy ribbon wand

ribbon wand wedding send off

Step 1 (optional): Spray paint your dowels.

Step 2. Cut your ribbon into desired lengths (I recommend a good three feet of ribbon per ribbon wand).

Step 3. Tie a knot at the end of the length of ribbon around one end of your dowel. Trim any excess ribbon off the shorter end of ribbon.

Step 4. Add a dab of hot glue behind the knot and press firmly onto the dowel. Set overnight.

Step 5. After setting, JUST BARELY hold the edges of your ribbon over a flame. This will melt the cut edges so the ribbons won’t fray.

Step 6. Display vases or buckets at your reception.

Top photo credit: The Schultzes