December 10, 2013

Are you looking to add a festive touch to your winter wedding or holiday party? We have a super fun and very simple christmasy project to share with you today! These yummy smelling, winter themed escort or place card ornaments are just the thing for your event!

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SUPPLIES:

  • kosher salt
  • clear plastic ornaments (ours are from Michael’s)
  • sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • Sharpie metallic paint pen
  • tweezers
  • ribbon or twine

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Start by drawing each name onto your ornaments. You can easily make these as escort cards; with the persons name and their table number – or place cards; at each place setting with just the name. Practice on paper first to make sure you have the sizing and font style correct.

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Remove the top of the ornament and using a funnel fill the bottom with kosher salt.

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Cut sprigs of fresh rosemary down to about 2″ sections… it smells so good!

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Then place one sprig inside each ornament. You might need to use a pair of tweezers to get the sprig situated just right. Then replace the top of the ornament. **It’s best to add the rosemary only a day or two before your event, so that it’s fresh for your guests. 

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Add a cute bow and you’re done! Simple + Sweet.

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As with all our DIY tutorials, if you create one of our projects please send us a picture or a trackback – We Love Seeing Your Creativity! If you use Instagram or Twitter please use the hashtag #SomethingTurquoiseDIY. Happy Crafting!

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Photography: Studio 11 Weddings // DIY tutorial by: Jen | Something Turquoise // plastic square ornaments and Sharpie metallic paint pen : Michaels // kosher salt and rosemary sprigs: Ralphs // nail polish: Essie – Mint Apple

One Response to “DIY | ornament place cards”

  1. These are amazing! What a fun and creative idea.

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