Flying Bat Napkin Rings

 

 This time of year just seems to fly by!

Speaking of “flying”, today we would LOVE to show you a very simple and quick tutorial for “Flying Bat” napkin rings…

Flying Bat napkin Rings

Here are the supplies you will need to create these Flying Bat Napkin Rings…

wooden bat cut-outs (mine came from Michaels)

heavy gauge floral wire (yep..Michaels)

smalls grapevine wreaths ( I got a set of 6 in the Christmas craft section in Hobby Lobby)

black feather boas (these were in the Halloween section of Hobby Lobby)

black spray paint

black chalkboard paint

That’s it!! Oh, except for your trusty glue gun!!

Now, let’s get started!!

Flying Bat Napkin Rings

Spray paint your grapevine wreaths and floral wire black. Next, spray paint your bat cutouts with the black chalkboard paint. Twist the floral wire around a pencil to form spirals!

Flying bat napkin rings

Attach the spiraled floral wire to the wreaths, by weaving it through and pinching it closed. Make sure the wire is where you want the “top” of the napkin ring to be! Flatten out the top portion of the wire where you are about to attach the bat!

flying bat napkin rings

Ok..now take that feather boa off from around your neck, and cut a length long enough to be glued around the grapevine wreath. Be prepared to sneeze!! I used two boas for this project! Simply glue it around the wreath with your glue gun!

flying bat napkin rings

Finally, attach your bat to the floral wire with your trusty glue gun!! I know I use A LOT of glue…no judging !! 

flying bat napkin rings

So..here is what the final product looks like with and without a napkin in it!! SOOO CUTE!!

 Flying Bat napkin Rings

Simply write on the bats with chalk to create your place cards and your dinner party is all set!!

flying bat napkin rings

Love how the table all came together!!

flying bat napkin rings

My spooky little white owl is the perfect contrast to the black and orange!

flying bat napkin rings

So…who is ready for Halloween? Be sure and check out our Spider Web Wreath and our Silhouette Pumpkins!

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Comments

  1. What a fun idea! Now I want to make some of these.

  2. Those are so adorable! You ladies are so creative!!

  3. I love these! So creative. I would have never thought of it in a million years. Where did you get the idea for these? We’d love for you to come by and link up at Whimsically Homemade’s Mixer Monday Link Party!
    http://whimsicallyhomemade.blogspot.com/2012/10/mixer-monday-link-up-6.html

  4. Oh, my gosh–everything is SO cute. Really great look and a great tutorial. Fun!

  5. Just visiting as a fellow guest from Danielle’s Sunday Blog Hop! A little late, but better that than never. Enjoyed this post, and loved the bag napkin rings! Really colourful table setting too.

    Will be following, to see what you get up to next, and meanwhile would like to invite you over to my blog at http://www.ColdhamCuddliescalling.blogspot.com. Think you would both enjoy the visit, and we’d all love to see you there! If you’d care to Follow us too, and comment, that would be terrific!

    All the best. Isobel

  6. Those would look amazing on my spider tablecloth!! LOVE the chevron – now that’s a chic Halloween!
    Kelly

  7. I love everything about these! Thanks for coming to party with us at Whimsy Wednesday!

    Kelly,
    Smart! School {House}
    http://www.smartschoolhouse.com

  8. I know it’s supposed to be spooky, but that is still a gorgeous table decor setting! The owl in the glass does creep me out some, so it’s effective enough in that way. LOL

  9. So…. AWESOME!!!!! Very very cool!! Love the tablescape too!! Want to come and do mine… please?!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

  10. What a beautiful table, I adore the napkins rings! :)

  11. Aimee Cox says:

    I love the tablescape! Where did you find the chevron runners? Thanks!!

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