How to Create an Ombré Tulle Look

February 11, 2013

in How Tos,Packaging,trends,USA,Weddings

How to Create an Easy Ombré Tulle Look

The “ombré” look – a soft fade from a light color to a darker color – is so easy to create using our soft, US-made Tulle Ribbon in 3 or 4 shades, with just a stapler to attach the colors together (I used a mini stapler to make the connections easier to hide).

Ombré Tulle Favor Packaging

This look seems to work best on plain packaging, such as these sweet white gift and favor boxes (above) or plain kraft boxes, but you may feel inspired to try other color combinations. I love adding an earthy texture like twine or paper raffia, but ribbon would be pretty, too.

Ombré Tulle Soap Wrap

An ombré tulle wrap looks beautiful around handmade soap or other gifts.

Ombré Tulle Chair Wrap

With so many colors of tulle to choose from, wedding planners and brides can make ombré chair wraps to coordinate with a wedding theme (we used about 7 yards per color on this chair). Just tie on handmade “Mr.” and “Mrs.” or “Just Married” signs to complete the DIY look.

Watch the video below for tips on creating your own Ombré Tulle.

Nashville Wraps packaging used in this video:
US-made Tulle Ribbon
US-made 100% Recycled Kraft Gift Boxes
Natural Jute Twine
US-made Paper Raffia Ribbon
Merchandise Tags

Priscilla Medders

Priscilla Medders is a graphic designer based in Nashville. She helps to prettify the Nashville Wraps catalog and blog site. She enjoys singing and playing music with her husband, the dashing Cheyenne Medders.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Stacie February 24, 2013 at 7:01 am

Hi, how did you create the purple ombré? What colors did you use? Purple, lavender and white?
Thanks!
Stacie

Priscilla February 24, 2013 at 9:27 pm

Hi Stacie! I used Purple, Wisteria, Rosette and White. :)

Becky Hicks March 25, 2014 at 10:03 am

Could you please tell me how you wrappecd and created the bow on page 105 of the tulle. It appears to be a gold box with orange or copper tulle….the one on the middle of the page. I am getting ready to place and order and wondered.

Thanking you in advance. :)Becky

Buffie Baril March 26, 2014 at 2:44 pm

Hi Becky!

You can learn how to make these cute tulle poms in our video/blog here:
http://www.nashvillewrapscommunity.com/blog/2012/08/learn-how-to-make-fun-easy-tulle-poms/

Let us know if you have any more questions.

Thanks!

Buffie

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