Dinner Table DIY: 40 Entertaining Items You Can Make Yourself

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Are you hoping to hand-make some items to help you entertain this holiday season? Whether you’re planning an intimate cocktail party with friends or a big family dinner, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite DIY projects for entertaining — from napkins, to tablecloths, to candle holders and more!


1. DIY Radish Print Napkins via Well Nesting
2. DIY Watercolor Striped Napkins via Almost Makes Perfect
3. Confetti Trail Tea Towel via For the Makers
4. Honeycomb Stamped Cocktail Napkins via House of Earnest
5. DIY Cocktail Napkins via Little Nostalgia
6. Freezer Paper Handmade Cloth Napkins via Black and White Obsession
7. Dinner Napkins Using Shibori Techniques via lil mrs tori
8. DIY Napkins via Saks Stein Papir


1. DIY Pumpkin Succulent Harvest Decoration via Simply Happenstance
2. DIY Fall Floral Pumpkin Centerpiece via Green Wedding Shoes
3. Autumn Centerpiece via Homegoods
4. Succulent Wreath Centerpiece via warmhotchocolate
5. DIY Wedding Succulents in Vintage Glassware via Intimate Weddings
6. Rainbow Centerpiece via Papery Cakery


1. DIY Ombre Tablecloth via Green Wedding Shoes
2. DIY tablecloth via Ana Fernandez
3. DIY Sherbert Striped Tablecloth via Say Yes
4. DIY Geometric Tablecloth or Backdrop via A Bubbly Life
5. DIY Geometric Paper Tablecloth via MAYDAE
6. DIY Confetti Tablecloth via Oh Happy Day
7. Polka Dot Tablecloth via Design Improvised
8. DIY Pom Pom Tablecloth via The Sweetest Occasion
9. Polka Dot Tablecloth DIY via Oh Happy Day
10. DIY Scalloped Tablecloth via Sugar Cloth


1. DIY Black Marbled Candle holders via Fall for DIY
2. Copper and Marble Candle holder DIY via The Felted Fox
3. DIY Dip-dyed Candlesticks via Almost Makes Perfect
4. Copper Rimmed Glass Candle holder via House of Earnest
5. DIY Painted Clay Candle holder via Flair
6. DIY Copper Pipe Candelabra via The Gathered Home
7. DIY Building Block Candle holders via Nur Noch
8. DIY Birch Log Candle holders via lifeovereasy


1. DIY Porcelain Painted Plates via love from Ginger
2. DIY Monogrammed Plates via Swooned
3. Rustic, Nautical Rope Charger Tutorial via Tikkido
4. DIY Geometric Chargers to Your Tablescape via Brit + Co
5. Geometric Coaster Copper Project via MMP Hobby
6. PVC Napkin Rings via Muslin Merlot
7. DIY Geometric Runner via Green Wedding Shoes
8. DIY Sharpie Dinnerware via The Sweetest Occasion

(Image credits: As credited above.)

Updated: 27.10.2014 — 12:19