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Napkin Rings for Any Occasion!!

Happy Wednesday! I want to share a fun and super easy project I did today.  I’m not much of a tablescaper but I do love to add a bit of fun here and there.  I made napkin rings that can be easily customized… and they are super cheap!
You only need a few supplies for this one!
I used metal drapery rings with clips for my napkin rings.  I found mine at Hobby Lobby for $6.99 for 12 with no sale or coupon.  You can also find them at Lowe’s, JoAnn’s and many other stores.  They come in lots of different finishes.  I was originally going to paint mine but I really liked the bronze finish with my other decor.
I also purchased several pieces of coordinating scrapbook papers from Hobby Lobby.
The possibilities are endless for these napkin rings but I will show you a few that I came up with.  For two of mine I was able to use my Cricut Expression Machine with my new Songbird Font Cartridge… Love it!!
I used the machine to cut out a tag shape with one piece of paper.
I then cut the same shape 1/2″ smaller with a different sheet of paper. 
I glued those together and cut a “G” out to finish it off.  I love using our initials on almost everything πŸ™‚
You then just attach a ring to it and you are finished… that easy and that cute!
I made these for Easter… I thought the colors and pattern was perfect!
I also made some that coordinated with the colors in my dining room.
I used the same technique, just different paper and shapes.
I used my Cricut Storybook Font for this tag.
Finally, I couldn’t resist my addiction love of burlap.  I used some black acrylic paint to stencil numbers on small pieces of burlap.  After they dried I attached them to a ring and I was done…. LOVE it πŸ™‚  Anything burlap with numbers pretty much does it for me! 
Thanks so much for stopping by guys!  For under $10 this is a great project that can be revamped and changed all year round.  I hope you like it!
~Whitney
 

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43 Comments

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  2. Formerly-Corn in My Coffee Pot on March 13, 2010 at 5:38 am

    well now isn't that just the neatest idea I think I've seen all week.

    thanks for sharing it with us.

  3. Lisa on March 10, 2010 at 6:25 am

    LOVE this idea! Thanks!

  4. Merrie on March 10, 2010 at 2:23 am

    Just last night I picked up a pack of rings at Old Time Pottery for under $5.oo and then put them back. Looks like another trip to OTP coming on, this is a great idea.

  5. Creations By Cindy on March 8, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    I am so excited about this project you have shown to us! Love the idea! You are brilliant my dear! Be blessed. Cindy

  6. Nellie's Cozy place on March 8, 2010 at 1:41 pm

    A few years ago I found those exact same drapery rings on sale at Target while I was looking for ideas for our Thanksgiving table. So I was so excited, I attached pretty leaves to mine and have also attached wrapped candy. Your ideas were adorable too, those cricut cutters are so neat, I have a friend who just bought one and can't wait to see her use it.
    Thanks for sharing your cute ideas.
    Blessings, Nellie

  7. vlarge2 on March 2, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    Thanks for the idea. I picked up several bags from Hancock Fabrics at 80% off. Knew something would come from them.

  8. [email protected] on March 2, 2010 at 2:17 am

    What a fabulous idea, I love this! Thanks so much, I'll be linking.

  9. Live the Home Life on March 1, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    What a great idea! A simple and fun use for those stray rings I have laying around.

    -Cara @ Live the Home Life

  10. Christy on March 1, 2010 at 3:20 pm

    Cool napkin rings! And you and I have the same granite!! :o)

  11. Lacie @ Creative Attempts on February 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    so cute i love everything about these

  12. Pink Roses and Teacups on February 26, 2010 at 3:09 am

    What a great idea! Love this! thanks for sharing!

    Debbie

  13. Sylvia (at) Lily's Pad and Petals on February 26, 2010 at 2:59 am

    I just LOVE this !!!
    So creative.

  14. Cindy on February 26, 2010 at 2:30 am

    What a great idea! I could do the one on burlap, I really like that. I even have some extra clips. Thanks! Hugs, Cindy S.

  15. Lovely Scribbles on February 25, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    I have got to get me a Cricut! Super cute project as always, ladies!!

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  17. Reese on February 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm

    What a great idea! LOVE THEM! Hope your daughter did well at Nationals.

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    Keep up the great work!
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  19. Shannon on February 25, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    So neat!

  20. the thrifty ba on February 25, 2010 at 2:15 pm

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  21. The Whimsical Princess on February 25, 2010 at 1:38 pm

    Cute I really like the burlap one! Don't you just love your cricut. I use mine everyday!

  22. Patti on February 25, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    I'm going to use this idea with place cards..thanks for the idea!

  23. Anna on February 25, 2010 at 9:41 am

    What a fantastic DIY project…and I want one of those cricut machines..now..lol..good skills! x

  24. HouseMama on February 25, 2010 at 5:56 am

    OMGosh – I cannot believe Ralph wasn't invited to dinner. Tee hee.
    Love this idea! So easy to match your table.

  25. DeeDee on February 25, 2010 at 5:17 am

    Such a cute idea.and cheap too..I was waiting for the burlap….I knew you would not let me down…Happy Easter celebration to you and your family.

  26. Goings on at the Glenn's on February 25, 2010 at 4:51 am

    cute cute idea! And so much cheaper than buying "napkin rings" made to be napkin rings!

  27. Mama Thompson on February 25, 2010 at 2:26 am

    Such a great idea…thanks for sharing…I actually have 4 extra clippy rings from the curtain I just hung…now I know what I can use them for:)

  28. [email protected] on February 25, 2010 at 2:21 am

    origional & nifty idea!

  29. One Cheap B*tch on February 25, 2010 at 2:00 am

    Love the burlap one the best! I'm totally trying these! =)

  30. Christy on February 25, 2010 at 2:00 am

    This is a fabulous idea and frugal too. Its a double wow!

  31. **** April **** on February 25, 2010 at 12:58 am

    You gotta just love that Cricut! πŸ™‚ Never thought of doign that but what a CUTE way to really personalize placesettings too!

  32. Sjn on February 25, 2010 at 12:47 am

    A clever use of drapery rings. I'll be investing in a few pkgs for this purpose myself!

  33. Tales From My Empty Nest on February 25, 2010 at 12:41 am

    What a cute idea and I love those rings with the clips. I want to look for some of those. Love & blessings from NC!

  34. Peridots Garden Blog on February 25, 2010 at 12:35 am

    What a clever idea!

    The perfect gift for a house warming party!

    Wow, I love seeing what can be accomplished with the Cricut Expression Machine…makes me want to buy one…and I have no experience in paper craft art.

    Thank you for sharing!

    Sandy

  35. Cottage Dreamers on February 25, 2010 at 12:28 am

    That is such a good idea! I really need to remember this one! ☺ Celeste

  36. Tina on February 25, 2010 at 12:26 am

    Another fantastic project!! I love them all, but my favourite would definitely be the burlap ones:) Thank you so much for sharing, now I just have to convince my husband that a cricut machine is a necessity:) ~ Tina x

  37. WestSacHoney on February 25, 2010 at 12:16 am

    Oh for the love of Cricut I've been debating on this for over a week now after I searched Craigslist and I keep thinking I won't use it that often but then I see these pretty ideas using the Cricut and I want it again. What do you think should i get it?!

  38. Kelly @ Make It Sparkly Mama on February 25, 2010 at 12:11 am

    Wow, that is super creative! Awesome!

  39. Jeanette on February 25, 2010 at 12:06 am

    That is just too cute! I love it.

  40. mmtncrfts on February 24, 2010 at 11:59 pm

    ok, now that is just too darn smart! Sooo cute. Don't you just love the Cricut. Thanks for sharing.

    mmtncrfts.blogspot.com

  41. Laura Ingalls Gunn on February 24, 2010 at 11:56 pm

    What a clever and creative touch for the dinner table.

  42. KirkKrew on February 24, 2010 at 11:41 pm

    So cute! It would fun to run them through the Cuttlebug too and add some extra texture. Love your ideas (as usual!). I'm so ready for Spring Break so I can work on some projects.

  43. the thrifty ba on February 24, 2010 at 11:17 pm

    i dont like…
    i LOVE! perfect wedding gift!

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