Christmas decorating means it's time to pull out the big guns, and pay attention to the little touches. But bringing personalized flair to your Christmas table doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, these DIY Christmas tableware projects are so easy, you won't even have to call in the elves.
Geometric Christmas Tree Tray
Hopefully Santa appreciates modern design. Whether you use it to set out cookies or to serve hors d'oeuvres at your Christmas party, this tray is decked to impress. Individually cut shapes come together to form this frost-hue tree. Add a few layers of decoupage and you're ready to serve.
We like our tree blue, but cardstock comes in a variety of colors for you to choose from. Are you doing a black-and-white Christmas? Or the traditional red and green? Let your geometric tree tray tell us!
Fabric-Covered Serving Spoons
From sewing scraps to tableware decor! Any fabulous fabric can be used to create these decorated serving spoons. Not only will these accentuate your tablescape at home, you'll also never lose your serving spoons at a potluck again.
Shout-out to decoupage. A few layers do the trick when it comes to applying and sealing the fabric on this personalized tableware. Don't forget the foam brush!
Hand-Drawn Appetizer Plates
Are you the next Norman Rockwell? Put your artistic skills on display with these appetizer plates. If you're looking for a new, heart-warming holiday tradition, let the kiddos draw their own plates—and let them do a set next year, too. You'll have a hand-drawn memory at each Christmas table setting.
A cotton swab and nail polish remover serve as your time machine if you make a smudge or two. Then, into the oven; baking the ceramic is the key to it holding its image.
Feather Napkin Rings
Since your cookie cutters will already be out, you might as well make these adorable napkin rings! It's the little touches that truly wow holiday guests: details like handmade, personalized napkin rings at each place setting.
Air clay is coming from the crafts room to the Christmas table. Make sure there is ample time for your creation to dry before your guests arrive for dinner.