Originally Posted by funybuny
I use hot glue for just about everything. The key to getting it nice and smooth is to apply it directly on the ribbon and then I use the side of the glue gun's tip to smooth it out. Also, if you get those nasty strings - just take a blow dryer on the hot setting and it will melt them right a way.
I read somewhere on here that some people take a lighter and QUICKLY run it past the strings they said that worked too but I haven't actually tried it.