There is no need to spend money on expensive placemats when you can make your own and with these 11 DIY Placemats all the inspiration you need is right here. Not only are they satisfying to make but a DIY placemat provides you with something unique and personal. One of the most memorable things I made while away on school camp was a placemat which was a piece of cardboard decorated in drawings and covered in plastic film, I had it for years! Below are 11 DIY placemat ideas some are even more simple than my childhood placemat creation but all are sure to leave an impression.
11 DIY Placemats
1. Woven Felt Placemat
An easy no-sew placemat. These DIY placemats really do look amazing and can be made in a range of different colours. Click here for the full tutorial.
2. Out To Eat Placemat
Simply adorable and such a great idea. This is a placemat has a space for a toddler-sized spoon and fork which rolls up so you can easily take it with you when you go out. Fantastic when you are eating out as you no longer need to worry about how clean the table is! Click here to learn how to make this placemat.
3. DIY Bamboo Placemats
These outdoor placemats are made out of BBQ skewers and are perfect for summer outdoor dining. Head on over to The Homesteady for more information.
4. The Reversible Placemat
What is better than making your own placemats? How about making two in one. These placemats have different fabrics on each side so when you are wanting to change your table setting all you need to do is simply flip them over! Centsational Girl has the pattern for both the placemats and napkins.
5. Place Setting Placemat
Such an easy way to teach your children how to set the table. These DIY placemats have lace fabric patterns where the plate, fork, spoon, knife, and glass go which makes setting the table a breeze. A great way to make your plain placemats more interesting. Click here to find out more.
6. No-Sew Fabric Chalkboard Placemats
Such a fun and different idea for a placemat. Fun for the kids to draw on and lovely that you can leave a personalized message for a loved one or how about naming them for dinner party guests. Click here for direction on how to make these placemats.
7. Patchwork Placemat
For all of the patchwork fans out there this is sure to bring a smile to your face. Children and adults both will adore these beautiful placemats. The full tutorial can be found here.
8. DIY Faux Bois Color Block Placemats
These DIY placemats stand out and are super easy to make. The wood combined with the bright colour really gives these placemats the wow factor. Click here to find out more.
9. DIY Cork Placemats
Another simple colour block placemat idea, this time made out of cork. These will look great on the table! Find out more at Sarah Hearts.
10. DIY Woven Paper Placemat
These 4th of July placemats look terrific and can be made in different colors for different occasions. Great if you are looking for a disposable placemat. Click here for the full instructions.
11. Dip Dyed Placemats
Simple and trendy, these placemats will look great for any occasion. Head over to Design Love Fest to find the tutorial.
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