Do you spend hours and hours preparing the perfect meals, even art directing and styling them a bit to make them extra appealing, ala Pinterest? When you want your presentations to look extra amazing, you need to make sure your table accessories and decor match the loveliness of the food. In fact, even when food is simple, the tablescape will make or break the look. Napkins and placemats are key, and we have decided you should absolutely make all of yours. For whatever reason, those offered in stores are just not the same quality as handmade ones. When I moved into my new house, I went shopping in an attempt to outfit the breakfast room with linens. I was sadly disappointed to see the choices offered when it came to placemats and napkins, and I could not find anything close to what I wanted. I went searching through the ideas on Pinterest and found more DIY ideas than I could possibly want (or make) From dip dyed, stenciled to hand-painted to easy sewing patterns, the handmade napkins and placemats belong on your table. Check out the step by step tutorials and get to making some this weekend. A super thing to keep on hand for DIY gifts, too, people love them!
1. DIY Speckled Placemats