Sunday, January 13, 2013

DIY Napkin Rings using Ornaments


Did you hit the after Christmas sales this year?  I did.  I wanted some new lights but they were the first things to go.  This past weekend Hobby Lobby had their Christmas marked down to 90% off.  It was pretty picked though but there were some things left.
 
a walk in the countryside: DIY napkin rings from christmas ornaments
 
When I came across some miniature ornaments that weren’t really Christmassy, I knew what I wanted to do with them!  I have been trying to plan a tablescape for Hunter’s 18th birthday and the western thing was just the way to go!
 
a walk in the countryside: diy napkin rings using metal ribbon
 
I first took this metal ribbon and cut it in strips.  I used another napkin ring to determine the length. After bending the ribbon into a circle, I used some glue to connect the ends.  I used clothes pins to hold them secure until they dried as seen in the picture below.
 
a walk in the countryside: diy napkin rings from metal ribbon
 
While they were drying, I took the small ornaments and jiggled the hook until it slipped out.
 
a walk in the countryside: diy napkin rings from ornaments
 
a walk in the countryside: diy napkin rings from ornaments
 
After the ribbon was dry, I used hot glue to attach the ornament.
 
a walk in the countryside: make your own napkin rings from Christmas ornaments
 
And this is the finished product!
 
a walk in the countryside: make your own napkin rings from Christmas ornaments
 
a walk in the countryside: diy napkin rings from ornaments
 
For 90 cents, I have a set of 6 custom western themed napkin rings!
 
a walk in the countryside: make napkin rings from Christmas ornaments
 
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17 comments:

  1. What a great idea! These are very nice!

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  2. Very cute! I love your creativity and certainly love the price!

    Have a great day.
    Pam

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  3. Love it; I'm almost certain I saw those western ornaments on College Drive this week!
    N

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  4. Very clever...they turned out great! Yes, I hit a few sales and they were quite picked over but I found a few things for next year. Now I am working on white sales. Marshall's has some terrific deals!

    XO,
    Jane

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  5. Tammy, how great those look. Sounds like the beginning of a great birthday party/dinner.

    Helen

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  6. Now that is a clever idea. They look fantastic .
    Cheers, ee

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  7. Great idea Tammy to use the ornaments to make napkin rings.I am always looking for clever napkin rings and these are perfect.

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  8. What a great idea. I had no idea there was such a thing as metal ribbon, but why not!? You are very clever and those are really great napkin rings. Found you through Debbiedoos! Shannon@SMCbyDesign.com

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  9. What an awesome idea!!! Stopping by to say Hi and keep up the great work :) Looking forward to more of your awesome ideas.

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  10. How clever!!! It is amazing what one can do on a dollar if you only have a creative mind and hands. You surely did a great makeover on this project. My problem is, I see the stuff and know it is a good deal, but can't think of what to do with it.
    Cindy

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  11. Cute! I haven't shopped after Christmas in years! The thing I bought at an after Christmas sale, was my lighted Christmas tree.
    You did a wonderful job making your napkin rings...they're so cute! Pat

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  12. How cute is this. Love this idea. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  13. How neat and so original! They are perfect!...Christine

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  14. What a cute idea! What great finds!

    blessings,
    karianne

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  15. That's a great idea! We don't have HL. Where did you get the metal ribbon?

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