I thought these would be a fabulous marketing idea after I spent a pleasant day yesterday shopping on Etsy. A little lightbulb went off in my head, or as Oprah would say, I had an 'Ah-ha moment'! I realised that I preferred to buy more than one item from a shop to offset postage prices, and if they were cheaper items, all the better. You have got to be in it to win it, after all.
I have used some old vintage 'Miss Haversham' silk ribbon. It is very brittle but I love it. As these are only temporary items, I reckon that it is fine to use and full of shabby character.