Saturday, May 7, 2011

DIY Numbered Chargers / Placemats

I found some fabulous straw chargers/placemats at an estate sale today and snatched them up quick.  They had that “Ballard” look I was after, and I knew just exactly what I was going to paint on them when I got them home…
Placemats - Before
Placemats - After


Don’t ya just love ‘em?
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  1. Looks great! I've got some chargers(plastic) that I got from Hobby Lobby--I am going to put some numbers on them! Thanks for the inspriation.
    Have a great Mother's Day!

  2. Lori!
    Those look great! Such a simple change, but a big improvement.
    You have such great ideas on your blog. :)
    Do you have a place where your readers can subscribe to your blog through a feedburner? Did I miss it?
    I would love to subscribe. :)

  3. The placemats are so simple and sweet. Great find and I love the update! Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase Party - I greatly appreciate it. I have featured this today. Hope the rest of your week is wonderful~ Stephanie Lynn

  4. Those are so great! I need something simple like that to dress up my sad patio table!

  5. such a nice simple way to add a fun touch! they look great!

  6. I have these placemats too. I bought mine at wal-mart--in case you need more. how did you get the lines to perfect on your numbers?? they look awesome!

  7. Thanks, Adrienne. I used the same technique on these placemats as I did these pillows =
    It helps to have a die-cutting machine that will make the templates for you!