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P.S.- I made this... I Spy DIY. D.I.Y. A Beautiful Mess. I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness.

A Beautiful Mess

Though, I'm not sure how cost effective it is if you keep buying more and more cloth napkins each year! This holiday season I thought it would be fun to look at how I could dress up the napkins I already own to give them an extra festive vibe. Check out three simple ways you can give new life to your table linens. And hey! Two of them are even no sew! Ribbon Trimmed Napkin This look is so (no sew) simple! Supplies:-ribbon-heat bond in width of ribbon-cloth napkin (buy mine here)-iron-fabric scissors (not shown above) Step One: Trim pieces of your ribbon to be about 1.5 inches longer than the width of your napkins. Step Two: Fold down the edges of each ribbon segment about 1/4" and iron flat. Step Three: Iron the heat bond to the ribbon (pressing with hot iron for two seconds), then peel off the paper backing.

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Louis vs. Rick & Episode 8 : Grace

It's chaos over here, so what do you need? I need you to come home its thanksgiving Yeah I'm sorry about that, it's a work crisis, I have to be here. im having a crisis too Seriously? My bowl is full of cat food my bowl is full of cat food on thanksgiving I don't have time for this now, Lou. Ill believe that when i see it hey how do you make those big letters Shift key. shift wtf is shift Look at the keyboard, one left and one right. The two at once thing isnt really working for me Yeah. Whats that Never mind. Oh Christ. Well, it's not really.. Well keep it to yourself, I'm trying to get things done so I can bring you dinner. What. Aw, that's sweet Lou. RickDickens77 has gone offline.