Originally Posted by ordi5103
I like the long lighters (flame throwers...lol) used for lighting candles. I get them at the dollar store, and they don't have a safety just a trigger so it is easy on the thumb.
Agree'd, I got about 20 or so from Target in the dollar bin last year(then they went to 50¢ a week later). Great on the thumb, cheap and they work nicely.
I used a candle when I first started and its not easy. Lighter colored ribbon may get some black smoke substance on it and its hard to control how much you burn.
I wouldn't use nailpolish too much of a pain plus what if small babies put the bow in their mouth. I wouldn't want to risk anything.