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DIY & Crafts: 3 Ways to Makeover Your Napkin Rings for the Holidays

Our family loves to host holiday parties and gatherings in December. Festive napkin rings are a fun, easy, and low-cost way to add some holiday cheer to your dining table. Here are some of my favorite napkin ring designs. Each design takes only a few minutes to make and is guaranteed to add sparkle to your holiday decor this season. Make one for each of your holiday guests; you can choose to make all of the same design or you can mix it up with several different designs. Dollar Tree has all the supplies you need to make festive holiday napkin rings. The only hard part will be choosing a design theme! 

1. Snowflake Napkin Ring

Glittery snowflakes are an elegant way to decorate your holiday table and this napkin ring design is so simple. All you need is the snowflake ornament and a plastic shower curtain ring


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Snowflake Christmas Ornament
  • White Plastic Shower Curtain Ring

Follow Along Step-by-Step:

  1. Carefully bend back two of the metal prongs on the back of the snowflake Christmas ornament.
  2. Open the plastic shower curtain ring and slide the one end underneath the back of the ornament.
  3. Slide the other side underneath and snap the plastic shower curtain ring together. In less than a minute you will have a beautiful napkin ring!

2. Bell Napkin Ring

Bells ringing at Christmas is such a beautiful sound. These bell napkin rings are a classic way to decorate your holiday table. Dollar Tree has metal bell Christmas ornaments in gold, silver, red and green. Grab some extra bell Christmas ornaments and add them to a glass bowl to complete the look of your holiday table this Christmas.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bell Christmas Ornament with String
  • Metallic Christmas Garland
  • Scissors

Follow Along Step-by-Step:

  1. For this napkin ring you’ll need one bell Christmas ornament with included string, 6” of metallic garland and scissors.
  2. Slide the included string through the back of the bell ornament.
  3. Lay the piece of metallic garland on top of the center of the bell.
  4. Attach it to the bell using the included string; double knot the string and cut the excess off the ends.
  5. Wrap the metallic garland around your favorite napkin and secure it with a knot.
  6. Cut the excess garland off the ends and start setting your holiday table!

3. Reindeer Napkin Ring

These glitter reindeer Christmas ornaments are so fun and festive and are sure impress all of your guests. Depending on which napkin style (metallic, solid, or plaid) that you pair this napkin ring with, your table will have a completely different look!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Reindeer Christmas Ornament
  • White plastic shower curtain ring
  • Twine
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue
  • Hot glue gun (not sold at Dollar Tree)

Follow Along Step-by-Step:

  1. Cut a 3-4-inch piece of twine for each napkin ring. Hot glue one end of the twine to the plastic shower curtain ring. Tightly wind the twine around the shower curtain ring so that there are no spaces between the twine.
  2. Once you have completely wrapped the shower curtain ring, secure the end of twine with hot glue.
  3. Liberally apply hot glue to the back of the reindeer ornament to secure the napkin ring to the ornament. Add extra hot glue to fill in the spaces between the ornament and the ring.
  4. Allow the hot glue to dry completely and then you’re ready to start setting your holiday table!

Dollar Tree has so many unique and festive Christmas ornaments that make perfect napkin ring designs. Be creative and have fun! And be sure to check out Dollar Tree’s fantastic selection of holiday table runners and napkins.


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