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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Patriotic Napkin Rings




I have seen these medallions made from paper and ribbon, but when I saw the chevron printed burlap ribbon, I knew they would look great.  I think they are very "Pottery Barn style" cool!
I am still working on the whole table setting......post later!

 Step 1:
Cut burlap red printed wired ribbon 16 inches long.  Cut down the middle.  Cut a 6 inch piece of the blue and also cut it in half.
 Step 2:
Accordion fold one piece of red and the small piece of blue ribbon back and forth.
 Step 3:
Thread string through the cut edge of all the folds.
 Step 4:
Pull the string tight and tie in a knot.  Cut ends close to the knot.
 Step 5:
Fan out the folds until you have a nice evenly spaced circle.
Step 6:  Hot glue a button to the center.



Step 7: 
These were rings with clips already 
on them that were used to hang curtains.  


Clip on the medallion!
Not only did I make the napkin rings, I also made the napkins!
I used a mitered corner napkin tutorial on Pinterest.


Pottery Barn inspired!  
At the store in Charlotte, they have very large burlap medallions 
hanging over their patriotic themed table setting.

Check out this post and other great ideas at Savvy Southern Style: Wow Us Wednesday Link Party.

7 comments:

  1. Very cute! I love the idea of using printed ribbon. Your napkins are great too -- just like Pottery Barn! :) Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting -- have a great day!
    Julie

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  2. Cute, thanks for sharing your tutorial. The ribbon is perfect for the napkin rings.

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  3. Those are very cute and I love the checked napkins. Can't go wrong with checks.

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  4. Love the vintage patriotic look. Thanks for the tutorial. Great star button, too. Visiting from Wow Us Wednesday.

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  5. Oh so cute! Thanks for sharing the "how to". Blessings to you, Patti

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  6. These are so cute! I may have to drag out the burlap.

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  7. Love this. I will be making these.

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