Monday, June 14, 2010

Polka Dot Runner




Here's a fun and inexpensive summer table runner I made to brighten up my kitchen.  

These are place mats from the dollar store and are hot glued using ribbon on the edges.  This was super easy to make and only cost $4.00!  




 Gotta' love the dollar store!

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21 comments:

  1. That is so cute...who would have thought they were placemats.

    Brilliant idea thanks for sharing!

    It does truly brighten up your kitchen!

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  2. Super cute!! I am definately going to make this..thanks for sharing!!

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  3. Awesome! I need to make a table runner to protect my coffee table, and this is an easy and cute solution!

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  4. Love the dollar store!! Great idea!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  5. super duper cute! did you get them at dollar tree? also, how wide was the ribbon you used?

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  6. Alisa, this is seriously adorable!! I will be raiding the dollar store soon! It's amazing what you can do with a placemat!

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  7. This is a super idea!!!
    I love it and you can't go wrong with polka dots!!!
    =)

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  8. oh gosh that is so smart!
    Love it,

    Alyssa
    http://lifeoflyssie.com

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  9. LOVE it AND its NO sew. Just what I need right now since my sewing machine is having a mind of its own!

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  10. What a cheap and easy way to add color to your table. I love polka dots. Great job!

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  11. I have to try this! Thanks for sharing the idea : ) I'm dropping by from the CSI project!

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  12. So cute! I'm loving polka dots right now!!!

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  13. I hope I can find some placemats like yours! Great job--it's beautiful!

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  14. Very clever! I hope I can find these at my dollar store. Thank you for sharing! :) ~Sam

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  15. HI!! I came over from Someday Crafts. I saw your table runner and to come check it out. I've made purses out of the place mats. You can check them out on my most recent blog post

    Great ideas!! I love the mail holder as well.

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  16. How clever. I never would have thought of that. Don't you just love the Dollar Stores :o)

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  17. That is so cheerful and summery. Great project. Thanks for posting it!

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  18. Love this idea! I'll be on the lookout for cute place mats now!

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  19. I totally thought you were going to share a tutorial on how to sew the ribbon across the table runner that you sewed. I cannot believe those are placemats!! How adorable!

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