Is anyone else feeling a bit stressed about now? I love the holidays, but by the time December 25th rolls around, my brain seems to run out of creative juice. Last year I was hosting Christmas at my house. I had everything done I thought, but 30 minutes before my guests were to arrive, I remembered I didn’t make any place cards.
Place cards are important if you want to keep the peace during the holidays. There are certain family members that should be placed at opposite ends of the table–if you know what I mean.
I’m a procrastinator by nature. Even though I thought I was out of creative juice, sometimes my best work happens in those final moments. I thought to myself, what could I use that would be quick, easy, cute, clever and I already had?
Why not make an Easy DIY Holiday Dinner Place Cards Using Rosemary Twigs? I had extra rosemary sprigs leftover from cooking. I had some fun craft paper. With some cutting, folding and name writing I was done. The rosemary springs look like little Christmas trees and give off a wonderful scent. I thought they turned out adorable!
Easy DIY Holiday Dinner Place Cards Using Rosemary Twigs
What you will need:
- Cut a square out of your craft paper.
- Turn the square over so the printed side is down. Fold each corn in evenly.
- Flip over and adjust corners so they are like legs.
- Cut a small hole in the middle top of your square.
- Insert your rosemary “Christmas tree” sprig through the hole.
- Write names of your guests on each place card.
Just so you know, we had a very peaceful Christmas dinner with no fights thanks to my Easy DIY Holiday Dinner Place Cards Using Rosemary Twigs, at least not at the adult table. The kids’ table is a different story…
Happy, and peaceful, Holidays!
Becca Wilkinson has a creative “need” and will do anything to avoid laundry. She writes over at Cul-de-sac Cool about design, DIY/crafts, easy eats, family, funny experiences and of course, motherhood. Becca wants to spread happiness, helpful tips, pretty things and funny experiences throughout the land. She is the proud mother of three boys and married to her college sweetheart. In her past life she was a graphic designer. Becca has learned a lot these past years about juggling boys, blogging, family and suburban life.