Easy Fall Acorn Napkin Rings

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Sometimes I get the urge to craft.
Just me and my glue gun and some ribbon and some leftover toilet
paper rolls.  Laughing 
I don’t have an issue crafting with toilet paper rolls. 
I think in the crafting world, they have a legitimate place. 
Do you think that when toilet paper makers sat down at the design
board, figuring out how large the inside of the roll would be, they took
into consideration that once they were cut in half, they would make a
great base for a napkin ring?
I mean – sure they talked about absorbency and softness and pretty
little quilted designs.
Did the toilet paper Powers-That-Be (TPPTB) realize what a gold mine
they had when they made the cardboard rolls the perfect size?
 I’m pretty sure there were some men in  fancy-schmancy business
suits that sat around a board room with some Pottery Barn napkins
they found on a clearance table after last years holiday.
They experimented with all shapes and sizes of templates, until they
got the perfect size roll.   
I can even hear one of them – with an almost sardonic laugh…
“Those Bounty people have nothing on us. We will RULE the napkin
crafting world!”
 Then, it was only a matter of packaging  the TP rolls so there were an
even number of napkin rings.
(The mega pack of TP sold at Sam’s Club is intended for larger dinner parties.)  
The secretary got a raise when she suggested you pair the napkin rings
with the clearance Pottery Barn napkins with a cute little pumpkin basket
Charmin approved. Mom approved.
Those smart TPPTB guys.
Sharing with:
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Heather at Setting for Four for Its a Party!
Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Met Monday
Kristen at Kristen’s Creations for Share Your Creation
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life for Tabletop Tuesday
Denyse at Glitter, Glue and Paint for Throwback Thursday
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  1. says

    These are so cute, Barb. I’ve been saving the cardboard tubes from paper towels for a long time without really knowing how I’d ever use them. Definitely pinning this to my Fall/Thanksgiving board!

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  2. says

    So cute! Love your leaf plates, too! You could sell these in your store, but getting enough TP rolls could be a problem. Guests might wonder about the basket of loose TP in the powder room! Oh well! What’s for thanksgiving? Doing turkey? I’m so overwhelmed and am glad we’re going to my sister’s!

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  3. says

    Hi, I love thse napkin rings! I have to buy some burlap! I see it all over everyone’s blogs! You did a great job making these! I saw it on Throw back thursday party.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

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  4. Betty says

    The health issue with toilet roll cardboard is not to be on the table! Use kitchen towel centres please girls! These napkin holders are absolutely gorgeous! WELL DONE!

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