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diy monogrammed guest towels

It’s my last DIY gift before Christmas and this one is certainly the best for the time-sensitive.  It’s hard to even call it a ‘craft’ because it involves little to no skill whatsoever, but that is a really good thing for those of you who may be reluctant to take things into your own hands when it comes to Christmas gifts – like a starter project? Ok, let’s do this.

These guest towels could be used as bar towels, or in the bathroom, or as napkins.  They’re so versatile, but I love using them here as a really luxe addition to my holiday bar (with all of that prosecco, you can tell I’m serving bubbly cocktails for Christmas, but more on that next week).

homemade gifts - diy monogrammed napkin towels

bar towel guest towel monogram

It’s as easy as 1, 2 (no 3!) so keep on reading for the step by step!

Monogrammed towel diy

ONE purchase the embroidered iron-on letters of your choice in the T-shirt decoration area of your local craft store.  My favorites are these by Wrights from Joann Fabrics. TWO position the letter in the very middle of one of the sides of a fabric napkin.  THREE Iron on with a towel as a barrier and hold a hot iron for 20 seconds per side (front/back).

I used fabric napkins from Home Goods that were just $8 for a set of six.  Then after $1.50 for each appliqué, I made three sets of these guys for hostess gifts and they cost under $6 per set.  How is it possible to conjure up a brilliant custom hostess gift for that little? It’s a Christmas miracle.

monogrammed bar towel diy

The best news is that you still have 7 days until Christmas, so if you’re short on gifts for someone – run out! Make these! Anyone would love to receive them!

You can tell I’m excited about them right?

 

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  • I’ve been looking for some less expensive gift fillers. This is perfect! A set of napkins monogrammed for my friends would be a such a cute gift! Cheers!

  • How lovely. What a nice idea!

  • Alrighty, I’m definitely getting these supplies during lunch and making a few sets! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Very elegant! Love a personalized gift.

  • What a great idea! I will definitely have to try making these for a hostess gift sometime soon.

  • A great gift! And easy to make!

  • Where are those glasses from? Love the whole setup!

  • Everybody loves a monogram! This is such a great idea!

  • They are beautiful! So annoying that i can’t get a hold of the monogrammed letters in the UK.. we don;t do crafts half as well as you do in the U.S!

  • They are beautiful! So annoying that i can’t get a hold of the monogrammed letters in the UK.. we don’t do crafts half as well as you do in the U.S!

  • This would be a great article for the Frugal Blog Hop at Eve of Reduction. Come over and share! http://eveofreduction.com/frugal-blog-hop/

  • Did you DIY the glasses,too? Love them!

  • Grand idea – super for teacher/staff gifts. Found some “holiday” iron ons that were not so whimiscal or cutsie to use & they added just enough hoiday touch in powder room. Have on my “get list” to do for next year – some personalized & some generic for the “just in case, last minute gift”. Thanks for sharing & Happy & Prosperous 2014

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