Thanksgiving is coming and this year we actually get to enjoy the holiday! I’m so excited! Last year we were in the depths of planning a little girl’s black and white 1st birthday party and the year before that we hosted all our family, but I was VERY pregnant…as in I was induced the very next day on Black Friday.
So this year I’m looking forward to hanging out, eating pie and apple french toast, and just taking it easy.
BUT I do love Thanksgiving and having alllllll the people around the table, so of course I wanted to make some new DIY napkin rings. I loved how the simple wood napkin rings turned out last year, that I challenged myself to come up with something even easier this year.
Y’all, I think we did it.
You can’t really get much easier than if I told you to cut a piece of string and tie it around a napkin.
So, without further adieu, let me show you the easiest DIY napkin rings.
Supplies to make a DIY napkin ring:
1. Cut PVC
First, cut your PVC pipe into 1.5″ pieces. You can really do whatever length you prefer, however, I wanted them to just be simple and small so stuck with 1.5″.
I found it’s easiest to cut the PVC using a chop saw, but a hand saw would also work great.
Sand the cut ends of PVC using 80, 120, and then 220 grit sandpaper. I prefer these sanding blocks to single sheet sandpaper. I find that they are easier to use and grip.
Remove all sanding residue with a cloth.
Give your PVC ring a few coats of spray paint, letting it dry in between coats, and you’re done!
This project really is so simple, yet will help pull together your simple tablescape.
Looking for more modern inspiration? I’m obsessed with Colleen’s simple Thanksgiving tablescape over at Lemon Thistle.