All posts tagged: napkin ring

tips & tricks // boxwood and a bobby pin

Here is a quick napkin ring DIY I pulled together on Christmas Eve when I just wasn’t happy with how my table setting was coming together. All you need is a branch of boxwood ( I picked some up from the corner store for $3.99) and a bobby pin. The boxwood branch is flexable enough to wrap around the napkin and truth be told I always have a fresh set of bobby pins stashed away. Done! I am off to Mexico in the morning and the blog is going to go dark while I soak up some much need sun. See you in the New Year! XOXO- jen image via

tips & tricks // holiday napkin rings

I have a confession to make, this was not my original DIY, but sometimes the idea just doesn’t translate, so I went back to the drawing board. Looking at what supplies I had around the house I was able to pull together a quick DIY your guests will sure to love as they sit for dinner this holiday season. You can mix and match card colors and tape for any season, making this a fun and easy entertaining decoration. What You Need Note Cards: I am obsessed with these note cards from M by Staples (size 4.25″x 5.5″), at $4 for a pack of eight, they are perfect to have on hand for napkin rings or a simple hand written menu card. Gold Sharpie Decorative Tape (Washi or masking)  {How To} Fold your dinner napkin (here is a refresher how to from earlier this week) Take your piece of tape approx. 5 inches and place in a flat surface (this make is easier to write the initials) Write your guests initials in the center of the …