As we get closer to Christmas, we’ll be doing some posts about decorating your holiday table because, well, I just can’t get enough of that!
Tip #11: Have a little fun with your Christmas napkin rings.
OK. This may seem like a small thing to dedicate an entire post to but I think of napkin rings – or other napkin décor – as jewelry for your table.
So obviously you can choose gorgeous napkin rings from a store and set a beautiful table.
But, it’s so easy to be creative at Christmas time.
Check out the photo at right from BHG, which is so simple and so beautiful – a ribbon tied around a napkin with two vintage ornaments. Love it!
Below left, in a photo from Southern Living and MyHomeIdeas.com, a ribbon is wrapped around a napkin like a package. Below right, yarn – with bells and other accents – is used to tie up some pretty napkins.
Ribbons and yarn are, of course, are obvious.
So how about the ideas below. In the BHG photo below left, a flea market fork has been bent around a napkin. Below right, in another BHG photo, a scrap piece of burlap is wrapped around napkin, hot glued closed and topped with a button.
I found so many interesting ideas. In an HGTV photo below right, an old, painted drawer pull decorates a napkin. Pretty and unique – but a little heavy!
And below left, also in an HGTV photo, shows how you can use paper to make a pretty napkin ring. Try browsing for scrapbook paper aisles for some good choices.
Finally, I saw the DIY napkin ring at right at HGTV.
They’re made from puzzle pieces that have been painted white and hot glued to a simple napkin ring.
A tiny crystal is glued in the middle.
I think it’s so cute!
And you know we all have those puzzles that are either missing pieces or we just aren’t ever going to put together again. This is a great use for them.
Are you entertaining for Christmas this year?
And if so, what will you be doing with your table?