Thanksgiving is getting so close and there is so much to do! Have you thought about your Thanksgiving dinner menu? How about the centerpiece that will grace your table, or your napkin rings? Well, I have a treat for you. I’ve found 25 DIY napkin rings that are perfect for Thanksgiving and you have plenty of time to make them before the holiday arrives. These are all really simple projects and will make your table look just beautiful!
If you love DIY projects and you love decorating for Thanksgiving, these are the napkin ring ideas for you. There’s something in here for every table and many of these are so easy that the kids can do them. They could be busily making napkin rings while you’re bustling in the kitchen preparing the feast. And, no matter what table decorations you plan to use, there is sure to be a napkin ring in here that will fit perfectly into your décor. And, you should also check out these beautiful DIY Christmas centerpieces that you can DIY before the holiday, too.
So, if you’re looking for a nice way to dress up your dinner table for the upcoming holiday, these napkin rings are perfect. From nature inspired all natural rings to simple napkin rings that you can cut out of scrapbook paper, you’re sure to find something that will complement your Thanksgiving table decorations and your meal. From felt and burlap to beads and bottle caps, we’ll find the perfect napkin rings for your table. Be sure to also take a look at these wonderful fall decorating ideas that will beautifully go along with your new DIY napkin rings.
1. Autumn Leaves Napkin Rings
What better way to decorate your table for Thanksgiving than with autumn leaves? These DIY autumn leaves napkin rings are so easy to make and are the perfect complement to your other Thanksgiving decorations. You’ll need faux leaves, which you can get at the Dollar Store pretty cheap, along with berries and stems. Then you just add your autumn leaves to felt circles and tie them up with a ribbon.
2. DIY Beaded Napkin Ring
These beaded napkin rings are so unique and so lovely. You’ll need memory wire and pliers as well as a collection of beads and charms to create your rings. These allow you to be as creative as you want and the memory wire is elastic, so it slips perfectly over your napkins and still holds its shape.
3. Bottle Cap Turkey Napkin Rings
This bottle cap turkey napkin ring is really cute and the perfect project for the kids to help you with. These are made from paper towel rolls and of course, bottle caps, so they’re a great upcycling project. And, they’re just adorable and so easy to make!
4. Pottery Barn Inspired Bronze Wishbone Napkin Rings
The wishbone is one of the focal points of Thanksgiving and you can give all of your dinner guests their very own with these bronze wishbone napkin rings. These are inspired by Pottery Barn and are super easy to make. You’ll need to purchase metal wishbones, which are really inexpensive at just over a dollar each, and you’ll need a few other basic supplies to make these. The DIY way is much less expensive than those at Pottery Barn that cost around $10 each.
5. Burlap And Pinecone Napkin Rings
These burlap and pinecone rings are so rustic and lovely, and super easy to make. You use empty toilet paper rolls to make these and just form the burlap around them, gluing your pinecones on when you’re finished. These are great to use all fall and especially at Thanksgiving. You could even paint your pinecones gold or silver to use these at Christmas.
6. DIY Twine And Burlap Napkin Rings
Burlap is one of my favorite decorating supplies, especially around the holidays when I really love that rustic farmhouse look. These burlap and twine napkin rings are certainly going to give you that and they are very easy to make. You just cut your burlap into the size that you need and then the twine to keep it in place.
7. Easy DIY Color Block Napkin Rings
These color block napkin rings are so easy to make and so cheap, too. You make them with plastic shower curtain rings, which you can get at the Dollar Store for around a dollar per dozen. Cover the shower curtain rings with embroidery thread and glue it in place with hot glue. That’s it! You can do these in any color or combination of colors that you need to match your existing Thanksgiving décor.
8. Concrete Pumpkin Napkin Rings
These concrete pumpkin napkin rings are super easy and really inexpensive to make. You’ll need a pumpkin mold that will create the decoration and some copper wiring or other wire to make the actual ring. These are gorgeous as they are or you could paint the pumpkins if you need them to match some other decorations that you have.
9. Cinnamon Napkin Rings
These napkin rings are made from craft twine and cinnamon sticks so they’re not only beautiful, they smell amazing, too. All you have to do to make these is lay a cinnamon stick on your cloth napkin and then tie it together with twine. You could add any number of other embellishments like evergreen twigs, herbs or fall leaves to give it a really unique look.
10. Edible Cookie Napkin Rings
Not only do these little cookies hold your napkins, they give you a little treat, too. These edible cookie napkin rings are really creative and a great way to add to your table setting. You can use icing to write on the names of your dinner guests, so these serve as place settings as well as napkin rings, and they are really easy to do. Just tie a ribbon to your cookies to tie up your napkins and you’re all set.
11. Clothespin Napkin Rings
While these aren’t particularly in ring form, they still work to keep your napkins folded and they work as name cards as well. You can write on the wooden clothespins with sharpie markers or paint and then just add the circles that you can cut out of cardstock.
12. Easy DIY Felt Leaf Napkin Rings
Felt is such an easy material to work with and it’s really inexpensive. If you want a great napkin ring but you’re working on a budget, felt is an excellent choice. You can make these adorable felt napkin rings with felt in a number of fall colors. Just create a template for your leaves – all shapes and sizes if you want – and cut out your felt. Then use embroidery thread to make the details and attach the leaves onto strips of felt to create the rings.
13. Gold Striped Napkin Rings
These gold striped napkin rings are made from coupling sockets…which are really inexpensive…and they’re really elegant. You just tape off sections of the socket and then paint them with gold acrylic paint. Once the paint has dried, pull off your tape and you have a beautiful set of golden napkin rings that will cost you less than a dollar each to make.