Spring arrives today and I just can’t wait for warmer temperatures and spending more time outdoors. I have been thinking about planting flowers, herbs and vegetables in my flower beds and containers and that immediately sends my mind to dining alfresco. I don’t have a deck or porch, but I have a lovely outdoor table from Ikea that serves as a perfect entertaining piece.
I made these super simple napkin rings that would help tie together any outdoor gathering and they just scream beachy/nautical. These napkin rings use empty paper towel rolls- a perfect way to recycle the cardboard.
This is another quick step project that only requires a few materials and is pretty short on time too. I think these napkin rings would also look lovely on an Easter tablescape if you are going for a natural organic vibe.
- Glue gun and glue gun stick
- Roll of twine
- Paper towel roll (empty)
1. First cut the paper towel roll into 1.5″ pieces.
2. Unroll some of the twine and with a little hot glue adhere the end of the twine to the cardboard roll.
3. Continue to add little bits of glue as you wind the twine around the cardboard roll. To finish cut twine and add another dot of hot glue and press twine down so it sticks to edge of roll creating a nice finished look.
4. Repeat this process until you have as many napkin rings as you need. Then slip a cloth napkin through the ring and add to your holiday table.
I really think small details can have enormous impact and elevate the everyday into something special.
Thanks for reading! xo