So my mission is to get myself a nice-looking table. Here are a handful of the napkin rings that I've been making:
This napkin ring was done on a stretchy jewelry ring with a large central bead and seed beads on either side. I just tied a knot in the end.
The napkin rings are actually on a toilet paper roll that I covered with beige card stock. A plastic wrap or tin foil tube would be better because they are smaller but this did the trick. I thought this could be used as a neat storage option or for gift-giving.
This is the back view of the large central bead ring shown above. It could be an alternate look or you could make a whole set this way.
These are beaded on an elastic jewelry cord as well. I made one long circle for each colour and then just twisted them around the napkin with the twisty part at the back.
I like all of these rings which is a good start. Now I only need a new tablecloth, napkins, maybe a decorative runner, a nice centrepiece,....
You should seriously open an Etsy Shop. These are so cool. Can't wait to see your tablescape. :o)
How do you buy the stretchy cord stuff? On a spool? I need some. :o)
Again so lovely!! Are you planing on putting them with the purple fabric you thought of making a table cloth out of? I agree I think you could sell your creations! So pretty as always.
I also agree about the etsy shop. These are beautiful.
I'm with everybody else, Terry; I think your own etsy shop is a really great idea. I love the chunkier beads on your latest napkin rings. I was thinking about the fat quarters you bought and just now realized that you could make your own co-ordinated placemats and napkin rings.
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