Ribbons fray very easily. Paint the ends of the ribbons with clear fingernail polish. Make sure it soaks into the ribbon material. Wait for it to d...
Step 2: Make slits for the ribbons
Make short slits for the ribbons. On one of the ribbons I used three slits. On the others I used four. Four is better. You can stagger the cuts for the different ribbons so there is not an especially weak area in the cardboard or plastic. That part will be clearer in a later photo.
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