18 DIY Placemats for the Perfect Dinner Table
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18 DIY Placemats for the Perfect Dinner Table

Alright, so you’ve got your tablecloth, your table runner and your napkins. What you’re missing are you placemats. Placemats, like tablecloths, pull together a dinner table, but without all that fabric to worry about. In fact, some of the be aren’t fabric at all. Check out these 18 DIY placemats for dapper dining.

1. Chain Trimmed Placemats: Stewing over your old straw placemats? Spruce them up with a chic chain border. (via Creme de la Craft)

2. Gold Confetti Placemats: Maybe you’ve got a set of plain fabric mats that are a little on the bland side. Add some flair with some gold paint. (via A Bubbly Life)

3. E.A.T. Placemat: Sometimes, a stencil is the only proper way to give placemats a facelift. (via The Proper Pinwheel)

4. Jute Rope Placemats: These Pottery Barn inspired mats are rugged, natural and perfect for any dining room. (via City Farmhouse)

5. Shibori Dyed Placemats: This project is like summer camp come to your house. Because what could be better than dyeing placemats? (via Lovely Indeed)

6. Name Placemats: Here is a placemat that will double as a place card. It’s a win win. (via Kate’s Creative Space)

7. Pom Pom Placemat: No party is complete without some colorful pom poms, am I right? (via Sugar and Cloth)

8. Felt Honeycomb Placemat: The best part about making a pretty felt placemat? They can double as hot pads. (via Leelah Loves)

9. Woven Paper Placemat: Ready to get your weave on? Try your hand at it with these colorful paper placemats. (via The House That Lars Built)

10. Painted Cork Placemats: If it weren’t for rose gold, we wouldn’t have these lovely placemats and that would be tragic. (via Sarah Hearts)

11. Watercolor Placemats: You’ve had your go with shibori. Now it’s time to try painting with dye for a watercolor effect. (via Style Me Pretty)

12. Place Setting Placemat: Trying to teach your kids how to set the table? These pretty placemats ought to help. (via A Beautiful Mess)

13. Quote Placemats: If you’ve already got pretty patterned placemats, good for you. Layer a colorful printed quote on top that guests can take home after dinner. (via Oh Joy!)

14. Dip Dyed Bamboo Placemats: Put these on your table and your friends will be asking you how much they cost you. (via The Homesteady)

15. Wooden Stenciled Placemats: We just love this placemat because as soon as you paint a Christmas tree any other color than green, it becomes chic and… well, art. (via A Subtle Revelry)

16. Thanksgiving Placemat: All you need for these simple placemats are a white pen and kraft paper. It’s that easy. (via Oh My Deer)

17. Dip Dye Placemats: Okay okay, we just love our dip dye projects. (via Design Love Fest)

18. Washi Tape Placemats: It’s colorful. It’s easy. It’s washi tape. (via Brit + Co)

Do you have a placemat project to share? We’d love to hear all about it below!