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Why buy placemats?
Here is a way to embellish a table for a meal in the garden by making placemats and a candle holder with magazine pages

Posted by campaspe from Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France • Published See campaspe's 88 projects »
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  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the magazine pages into strips 4.5 cm wide. Fold them in three lengthwise to stiffen them

  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 2
    Step 2

    For the placemats, weave the strips of paper until you get the desired size.
    For the finishes, glue strips of paper along the four sides

  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 3
    Step 3

    For each tealight holder, cut circles the size of the bottom of the glasses in the brick. You need two circles per tealight holder

  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue strips of paper radially between two circles, reflective part outwards

  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the strips of paper around the glass and braid them. To avoid breaking the glasses, they can be replaced by a cardboard tube during the weaving. For finishing, glue a strip of paper along the top edge

    Put a candle in the glasses

  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 6
    Step 6

    with the same technique it is also possible to make napkin rings

  • How to make an outdoor accessory. Recycled Paper Table Decoration - Step 7
    Step 7

    Set the table

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