Holiday Napkin Rings from TP Rolls

I’m on a toilet tissue roll!  It just had to be said!

I recently shared my toilet tissue roll snowmen and my Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer napkin ring craft,  but today I want to show you my holiday napkin rings from TP rolls. Toilet tissue rolls are the perfect size for encircling your napkins!

Have you priced napkin rings lately?  They’re not cheap when you’re just buying 4, but when you need a baker’s dozen (13), it’s ridiculously expensive!   And I just love napkin rings!  I feel like they take a table setting over the top.

But what happens when you fall out of love with those pricey napkin rings?  You’re pretty much stuck with them.

My toilet tissue roll napkin rings are cheap and oh, so easy to make with supplies you probably have on hand right this minute.

When I’m decorating my 5th tree and I’m about done, meaning I’M DONE and I peep in the ornament box and see all those cute little leftover ornaments staring back at me – you know what I mean – well, those are perfect for your holiday napkin rings.  And I know you’ve got odds and ends of ribbon just waiting to be used.

You just cut the empty toilet tissue rolls in thirds to make 3 napkins rings.  Or you can make them wider by cutting them in half to make 2.  Leave them whole for a dramatic look.

Using ribbon the same width as the napkin rings, hot glue in place.  Then hot glue a mini ornament of your choice onto the ribbon.  You’re done.  You can use the same type ornaments for each place setting or mix and match.

These red and white pompom napkin rings are just plain fun.  I hot glued the little poms to the tp roll.

Toilet Tissue Napkin Ring

Here’s my A Little Birdie Told Me napkin ring.  I used silver ribbon and one of my favorite bird ornaments.

Holiday Napkin RIngs

How about a little more rustic bird action?

Holiday Napkin Rings

Speaking of rustic, how about my I Heart Plaid?  I used burlap, a smaller piece of moss ribbon, added the greenery from a tree in my yard and hot glued the heart on top.

TP Napkin Ring in I Heart Plaid!

Having a formal dinner?  Let’s glam it up a little bit with a little gold ribbon and a glittery poinsetta.

Christmas Napkin Rings

Want to take a walk on the wild side?

Beautiful Holiday Napkin Rings from TP Rolls

Here’s my last one!  I call it A for Alli!  I found the mini ornament at Hobby Lobby (1/2 off).  The ornaments also serve as place cards and as a small gift for your guests.

Holiday Napkin Rings from TP Rolls

You can let your imagination run wild with this project!  You could use other items besides ribbon.  How about red and white paper straws cut to size and hot glued on?  And it only takes a few minutes to make each one.  So start saving those TP rolls!

Will you be hosting any holiday parties?

Holiday Napkin Rings from TP Rolls




About Alli

Southern, Morning Person, Jesus Girl, Frugal Party Planner, Writer/Blogger, Mom, Nana, Wife, Beach Bum Wannabe - Let's Have a Party!


  1. Those are all so creative! If I was hosting a dinner, I would definitely be borrowing those ideas! We always have plenty of toilet paper rolls in our house.

  2. I love love love the burlap ones!

  3. I LOVE this idea. I have done other projects with toilet paper rings but never this. Pinning!!

    • Thanks for pinning, Tammy! While I was making tp roll reindeer napkin rings for my kid’s table, the thought hit me that I could dress them up for the adult table as well. 🙂

  4. These are gorgeous! I’m bringing by 2 empty tp rolls so you can make me six gold poinsettia holders. Tell me you didn’t have me in mind when you made that one. Lol I love them!!

  5. So adorable!!

  6. Those are TOO cute! You’re right about napkin rings…way too expensive. I love this idea and who doesn’t have enough empty TP rolls to go around? Thanks for sharing!

  7. Now I am inspired! These are all so cute. I like the red and white pom pom’s because they are so bright!
    Yes, I have priced napkin rings, it’s just ridiculous! Making our own is much more frugal and fun too! Looks like you had fun with this project 🙂

  8. Love the greenery with the heart. Pinning it!

  9. I love the one with the moss, it looks gorgeous.

  10. These are seriously so adorable, and easy, Alli! I love them

  11. These are so awesome! My favorite is the burlap with plaid heart!

  12. What a clever idea! I always have so many leftovers that make me feel sad. haha I am going to share this with my mom also. She would love this idea!

  13. These are all so beautiful!!
    You’re very creative 🙂

  14. Okay, those are all cute, but I LOVE the animal print one! So classy!

  15. The bird and the heart are my favorite and this is a “Must Add” craft to our Christmas Craft Pinterest board!

  16. Your creativity always amazes me. And those do not look like TP at all, very festive!

  17. What an awesome idea, and so simple too! Creativity begins at your imaginations door…

    Life With Lorelai

  18. Did you make all of these, Alli? Wow, so very impressive and yet so simple! I have all kinds of odd and ends staring at me, too. I usually get cluster phobia and throw them out!I know they will come in handy to make these. I really love these, Alli! By the way, 5th Christmas …lol!!!! That is a lot of trees!!

  19. These are all so pretty! Such a great idea to make your own unique napkin rings that don’t cost an arm and a leg!

  20. So many creative ideas! The pom pom one is definitely favorite…..or maybe it is the rustic bird. Hmmmm 🙂 Thanks for joining us today at Your Turn to Shine! Merry Christmas!

  21. These are so creative! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  22. Something beautiful from something simple – what could be better than that? I love it!

  23. This is the best recycle of a toilet paper roll I have ever seen. I can’t decide which one is my favorite. Thanks so linking up at the #HomeMatters Linky.

  24. I love how easy these are, yet elegant they look.

  25. What a clever idea! These turned out beautifully. Thank you so much for sharing them at Think and Make Thursday!

  26. Such a clever idea! Thanks for sharing at Pin-Worthy Wednesday. Pinned!


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