Holiday Table Settings by Shelly Kim

holiday craft image featuring small colored trees and decorated tags

It’s time to create some fun Holiday themed art projects including napkin tags, utensil holders, centerpieces, and so much more! These crafts by Shelly Kim from @lettersbyshells will add the finishing touch to any table setting!

Centerpiece Tag Templates

Materials

Feel free to create your own centerpiece tags or feel free to print and use this template.

Instructions

Step 1: Using the Zebra Zensations Double-Sided Brush Pen, hand letter your favorite word in the center of the tag. Note: feel free to sketch the word with pencil first.

Tag templates with Zebra pen supplies

Step 2: Using the Mildliner Double Ended Highlighter, draw some tear-dropped shaped leaves.

Step 3: Next, draw a cluster of berries, stars and single berries.

 

Step 4: Using the Zebra ClickArt Retractable Marker Pen, draw some offset outlines of the individual illustrations and add some lines around the lettering.

Here are some other centerpiece tag examples using a similar technique!

Step 5: Yay, the centerpiece tags are now ready to be used! To add the finishing touches, punch a hole in the tags, string some ribbon and hang on your Holiday Bottlebrush Trees!

holiday craft image featuring small colored trees and decorated tags

Merry & Bright Placemat

Materials

Feel free to create your own placemat design and use the template provided as inspiration. Or, feel free to print and use the template as a coloring sheet.

Instructions

Step 1: Using the Mildliner Double Ended Highlighter, start coloring the leaves and berries in various colors!

Step 2: Next, color in the lettering illustration!

Step 3: Cut out the placemat template and yay! The placemat is now ready to be used!

Ornament Napkin Tags

Materials

Note: Create your own napkin tags or feel free to print and use this template.

Instructions

Step 1: Using the Mildliner Double Ended Highlighter (bullet-tip side), draw some wavy lines in various colors using the ornament napkin tag template.

Step 2: Using the Mildliner Double Ended Highlighter, color in the sections.

Step 3: Using the Zebra Zensations Double-Sided Brush Pen, finish off the ornament napkin tag by lettering your guest’s name.

Here are some other fun examples!