vintage ribbon party blowers

I happened upon a length of gorgeous vintage ribbon last month and am thrilled to have found the perfect project for it. Ribbon adorned party noise blowers!

They’ve become my new favorite detail for celebrating this spring. Use the party blowers to cheer along the birthday girl, to applaud the couple just being wed, or to brighten up this year’s Easter basket. They were a cinch to make, pretty to stack and festively fun to use.

Photography by Erin Holland for a subtle revelry.

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Posted March 19, 2012
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11 Responses to “vintage ribbon party blowers”

  1. Liz says:

    These are darling!

  2. queenie says:

    ok – so they don’t unfurl when you blow them, though, do they? Really adorable. . . .ep

    • Victoria says:

      Queenie, Thanks. No they don’t unfurl when you blow them, they just make a lovely loud noise! I used a dab of glue at the beginning and end of the ribbon roll to ensure it stays nicely in place. Have fun making them:)

  3. Sandra says:

    Not only are these sweet but the tutorial explaining them is perfect! Without words…very stylish.

  4. Corrie Anne says:

    Beautiful!! And I’m so distracted by those stunning green nails!

  5. candleashes says:

    adorable ^_^ regular party blowers usually look so tacky

  6. katie says:

    these are adorable! love the vintage ribbon! (love your site too, btw!)

  7. Stephie says:

    Very sweet Victoria! Super excited to see you on design Sponge today – congratulations.

    Hope you are well.

    Hugs, Stephie x

  8. sarina says:

    amazing!!!!!! xoxo lowtidehightide

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