Thursday, January 12, 2012

Kid Craft: Doll Napkins & Placemats

Ever since my daughter received a Madame Alexander doll for her birthday, there have been many tea parties around here. But I realized the place setting was missing something, napkins. We couldn't have that, what would Emily Post say?! So I got out some leftover party napkins and made a mini set with them. I love that the doll now has miniature napkins just like my daughter's. It makes me want to design a doll themed birthday party. I can picture it now one table for the girls and another for the dolls. . . Oh yes, the wheels are turning.

Since this craft is for kids, I made the napkins and placemats with paper. You could easily covert this into a simple sewing craft as well.

Mini Napkin Instructions

1. Take one cocktail napkin and unfold.

2. Cut into four squares along folds.

3. Refold each square into quarters. Trim down if necessary.

Mini Placemat Instructions

1. Cut a piece of scrapbook paper into a 4" x 6" rectangle.

2. Trim with decorative edged scissors. Done!

Have a tea party.

6 comments:

Michelle L. said...

The napkin looks so cool! Who'da thunk? Great idea!

Michele Pacey said...

that's so good! Emily Post is somewhere smiling... :)

Leah said...

These are so cute! And I love a quick and easy craft :)

Deanna said...

Adorable! My oldest daughter loves making things for her doll. We've too toyed around with the idea of having a doll party. :)
We've made so far a sleeping bag, mini-back, school books, felt food and lots of paper stuff she's made on her own.

Caca said...

you are so good in making petite things.

Daly @ Write a Bio said...

If i was your daughter, I would freak out with happiness if you made me those :D

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