Planning a nautical-themed event? Napkin rings featuring knots made of rope are the perfect touch. Rope napkin rings also look great with burlap and linen. Rope is very inexpensive and comes in all sorts of colors and sizes. Here are ten tutorials to make napkin rings out of rope.
Jasmine from the Merry Brides will show you how to tie a sailor knot. Then you can use the knot for napkin rings, on name tags, or just scattered around a wedding reception hall. After all, people are “tying the knot”, right?
Create Your Style also uses a sailor’s knot as a napkin ring but also adds a big of bling on the end in the form of Swarovski crystals. Isn’t it classy? Free downloadable instructions are provided.
The Martha Stewart Weddings blog uses white cord for their nautical wedding napkin ring. Scroll down the page to find a link to a video featuring 8 different knots.
Martha Stewart not only uses a sailor’s knot as in the previous napkin ring, but also a turk’s head knot. It is a little thicker and is often used by sailors and scouts. This knotted napkin ring is made in 4 easy steps. I love how they wrap the cord around an empty paper towel roll for easy sizing.
Country Living not only shows how to make this napkin ring made out of rope, but how to make the charger plate out of rope too. They have several rope crafts that would look great in many decors.
My Domaine uses empty toilet paper rolls with two-tone string to make these cheerful napkin rings. A helpful video is provided showing all the steps.
Sarah from Moving Easton West promises these nautical rope napkin rings take under 3 minutes to make. They feature a turk’s head knot.
The Princess and The Frog hosted a sailboat party. They wrapped their paper napkins and plasticware up with a simple knot and a lifesaver. What a great touch.
These Seashell Napkin Rings from Crafts For All Seasons would be perfect for anything from a nautical-themed wedding to a beach party. You’ll need a hot glue gun for this project along with little seashells. This would be a good craft for the kids to participate in – maybe not the hot glue gun part, but the seashell collection step.
Add a little nautical flair to your next summertime event by using rope napkin rings. Pair them up with one of our nautical-themed tablecloths like this vinyl Maritime tablecloth or this Ships Ahoy tablecloth. After all, life’s a beach!