Monday, May 23, 2011

Super EASY placemats

I'm so excited to be back in the bloggy world!  It seems like forever since I was able to sit down and post.  And today I have an EXCITING and super EASY project to share.  You will be especially excited if you are getting ready to plan a party and are looking for cheap ways to decorate!  So here's the fun...
EASY and beautiful placemats.  All you need is the following...

Self adhesive Laminating paper

And pretty scrapbook paper, WHATEVER kind you want, or whatever goes with your party theme!!
I love black and white so that's what I decided to go with for this tutorial.


Wait till you hear THIS!!!  All you have to do is "stick" the adhesive paper to the pretty paper...I used four sheets of laminating paper for the large scrapbook paper that I used.  The laminating sheets will overlap.  Trim the edges (if you have any) and there you have it!!  Is that EASY or what?  Four beautiful placemats to use for your party!!







Do you like these as well as I do?
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13 comments:

Michelle said...

I really like the black and white. Stopping in from ECE.

Michelle said...

very cute! Thanks for stopping by the S&R weekend hop again! Did you have to start over again with followers? B/C I swear I started following you last week, but I had to re-follow. Hope you have a great week and we'll see you again next weekend!

Mommy on the Move said...

Hi Sara.......I love the colors you've used for your blog...love it love it!!

I'm also liking the placemats!!

Want to say thanks for stopping by
Mommy on the Move and joining our "Blog Hoppin Monday"!
I am a new follower/fan of yours and looking forward to getting to know you!

Nicky

Wicked Chef # 1 - Linds said...

Love these! Great idea :) I am a new follower and would love for you to follow back.

http://memoirs-of-2-wicked-chefs.blogspot.com/

Laura @ Our House Of Joyful Noise said...

Hi Sara! I love these place mats! It looks like you have lots of creative inspiration around here! I'd love for you to come link-up at my party, the Our House of joyful Noise Link-Up Party, today, and every Tuesday. (It's open for several days after Tuesday's kick-off!) I hope you join the party! Your blog may get featured!
~ Laura

http://ourhouseofjoyfulnoise.com/crafts/2011/05/24/our-house-of-joyful-noise-link-up-party-6-featured-links-from-last-week/

Nicole said...

So cute! So easy! Just right...hmmm sounds like I just read Goldy Locks, eh? I am just thinking of all the things to do with that idea of yours, esp. for kids. Thanks so much for sharing!

Nicole @ DavisDomestications.blogspot.com

Amber @ DIYHomeDecoratingIdeas said...

You are right, this is SO EASY and quick! How do they hold up? Love the black and white with the bright blue plate.

Mama Pea Pod said...

Oh, what a good idea! I've never heard of those self-sticking laminating sheets, will have to keep an eye out for them.

Dropping by from the Blog Frog Mom Loop Friday Follow!

Heavenly Savings said...

Cute Blog! I loved it so much I decided to follow! Happy Tuesday! I would love for you to stop by and check out my blog as well! If you like it you can follow back! Thanks! Hope to blog with you again soon!

Http://heavenlysavings.blogspot.com

Marlee said...

These are so cool! Just awesome! Found you at the Tuesday Blog Hop, and glad I did am a happy new follower :).

www.marleeindebt.blogspot.com

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

Yes, i love it! Beautiful, easy! WOW.
Loving your template and blog...Very sweet!
Could you follow me back and say hi.
XO
Frenchy
http://lechateaudesfleurs.blogspot.com

malia said...

wow what a great idea and what a pretty blog!
Happily following you from the blog hop and would love for you to consider following me back. Thanks, Malia
www.yesterdayontuesday.com

Jen said...

Wow, the placemats turned out lovely! I'm going to have to try this myself. I've been having trouble finding cool placemats at the stores.

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