Printing on Ribbons Make Your Gift Wrapping
Personal or Add a Message to Holiday Cakes
Choose a smooth, light colored
ribbon. You need one that is thin and that will lay flat on the paper.
Ribbons that are
too slick may smear.
In any word
processing program, type your message and format the type with the style of
your choice and in a size that will fit onto your ribbon. Print the
message onto plain paper.
Apply double-stick tape to the back of your
ribbon then position over the words you just printed. You can usually
see through the ribbon which helps to center your message. Press
firmly to work out any ripples. You want the ribbon to lay perfectly
flat so it won't catch on anything as it passes through the printer.
Put the paper back into the printer and
print the document again. YOU WILL WANT TO CHOOSE THE PRINTER SETTING
FOR PRINTING ON INKJET TRANSPARENCIES. This setting lays down less ink
and will minimize the bleeding or streaking of ink on the ribbon.
Separate the ribbon from the paper and
remove the tape and then use to decorate a package or lay across the top of