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Set The Table in Style With These DIY Placemats

Having a neatly set table is everything. We teach our children how to properly set the table since their earliest days and nothing says a table well set like beautiful placemats. Whether you only use them for special occasions or they’re a part of your everyday dining, there’s no denying that they bring a certain order to the table. If you’re looking for some new placemat ideas, here are some amazing, unique DIY placemats that will add up to your dining experience.

Triangle Placemats

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All young home owners will want to get their hands on these! They are youthful, dynamic and a little hipster! Can you already picture them in your minimalistic kitchen?  Wild + Wanderful will show you how to make them!

Woven Placemat

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This woven placemat by Brit + Co will definitely be the center of attention! Its vivid turquoise color is captivating and will add a special touch to the whole table setting. Just look at its liveliness! It’s definitely something you’ll want to bring into your home!

Reversible Placemats

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Keep it fresh with these reversible placemats you’ll never get bored of! You can keep one side casual and simple, but make the other side funky and fun. It’s the best of both worlds, so no matter the occasion, these will serve you well! Lucky for you, Real Coake has the tutorial!

Burlap Placemats

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Leave a little note for your friends and family on these plain burlap place mats! You can personalize them by writing their names, quotes or reminding them of table manners – as we’ve learned from The Wood Grain Cottage!

Indigo Placemats

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Indigo is such a powerful color, it shouldn’t be overlooked! Make yourself a placemat or two in a shade of indigo and soon they might just be your favorite item of the house. Find the whole making-of process at Lovely Indeed!

Pinwheel Placemats

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How fun are pinwheels?! Bring some of that fun energy into your dining space as well! Making these pinwheel placemats will be a treat on its own, but the end result will make you even happier! Head over to The Crafted Life for more details!

Modern Placemats

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Another idea for the modern homeowners (or dorm owners)! If you are a busy millennial bee, then you’ll rejoice once we tell you these placemats are made in only three super short steps! Don’t believe us? We’ll let Style Me Pretty convince you!

Pom Pom Placemats

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Are you looking for something between simple and fun? Between casual and special? Pom pom placemats are the perfect choice! You get the clean, orderly look, but it ends with some tiny, adorable, totally unexpected pom poms! See how it all comes to life at Rue Daily!

15-Minute Placemats

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It’s time to go fabric shopping! Pick out some wonderful fabrics, then get ready for the placemat making fun! According to Rae Gun Ramblings you can make these in 15 minutes or less, so you know this calls for a crafting party!

Jute Placemats


We’ll end the roundup with a simple placemat made of jute that won’t outshine your dish on the plate, but will still be a crucial part of your table setting. They’re long-lasting and a total classic! If you’d like to see the instructions, find them at City Farmhouse!

Setting the table has never been more fun, wouldn’t you agree?!