DIY Aluminum Star Napkin Rings & No-Sew Napkins

All things patriotic for your dining pleasure!

Are you getting geared up for your 4th of July gathering?

Here is an easy and fun craft you can make to add some simple bling to your table or as a gift to the hostess. It’s so easy your
kiddos can join in on the fun. We made some trendy Confetti Bunting and no sew napkins shown above
to create a patriotic breakfast for the family served with these delicious fluffy pancakes .

Aluminum Star Napkin Rings

You will need:

·        aluminum baking pan or soda can
·        scissors and pen
·        star shaped cookie cutter

1. Trace your shape onto the aluminum pan. I preferred to use a baking pan
over a can because it wasn’t as sharp as the can and it was easier to work
with. Be careful when handling either of those.

2. Cut it out and then use the pen to draw dots on it, or any other kind of
textured object to give your napkin ring a textured look. We used a parmesan
cheese grater and a hamburger mold.

3. Polk a hole at the end insert your ribbon.

After featuring this fun No-Sew Watermelon Napkin in our Summer Issue I was inspired to try my own!

How to make your own no-sew Patriotic napkins:

1. Cut some fabric 17 X 17 inches.

2. Fold in an inch and glue with some sturdy craft glue (I love my liquid silicone glue) or if you have some dependable no-sew fabric glue (I have yet to find a brand that doesn’t fall apart when I wash it, any recommendations?).

3. Lean back and be proud of your easy but beautiful work!

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6 Responses to “DIY Aluminum Star Napkin Rings & No-Sew Napkins”

  1. July 3, 2012 at 5:56 am #

    These are such a great idea! I love them.

  2. July 8, 2012 at 6:59 am #

    Neat idea. Looks like a perfect addition to my weekly meme Seasonal Sundays. I’d love to have you join me.

    - The Tablescaper

  3. June 8, 2013 at 1:03 pm #

    Hi! Would you mind if I share your blog with my zynga group?

    There’s a lot of people that I think would really enjoy your content. Please let me know. Cheers


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