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Reindeer place card holders

Last week,
I was sitting at the table with a roll of brown painters paper
my favorite gold scissors
and a bevy of beautiful white reindeer ornaments.

Sometimes it is something little that inspires
a new idea- and it was these pretty little reindeer this time.

I was surrounded by little pieces of paper and sprigs of cedar clippings 
but yes there was a method to my madness.

I clipped away to make small paper ribbons
and then trimmed the edges with
and curled them with my fingers so that they would sit perfectly
woven in between those antlers on the reindeer.

Simple, simple. simple but oh so charming.

I love how these turned out and knew right away when I saw them
at Lowe's- that they were perfect for decorating the tree 
but also for using a holiday table setting.

This months Lowe's Creative Ideas challenge was all about getting
ready for the Holidays that are quickly approaching.
I decided to make something fun to get ready for hosting holiday parties.

I am a huge fan of beautiful table settings so a creative idea for
 place card holders were perfect.

Even better? 
Your guests can take one home with them as a party favor. 
Well, that is if you can stand to part with a few of them 

Seriously simple to make
and you can find everything you need at Lowe's.

1. Roll of brown painters paper 
(paint department by the drop cloths)
2. Reindeer ornaments 
(Christmas department)
3. Gold paint 
(paint department)

Oh, yeah...why is there gold paint on the list?
Well, you know me well enough to know that I get a wild hair sometimes

I had to do it.
I. am. loving how they turned out
and will share more about them in a separate post.

Happy Monday everyone!

I am thrilled to be part of the Lowe's Creative Ideas Network
and was compensated for this post but all opinions and ideas are my own

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  1. A-dorable!!!! And I love seeing the babies names. I hope they are doing well :)

    1. They are doing well Shannon- thank you!! They are starting to walk and are soo cute!! I might be a biased Aunt but you know ;) I will have to share a photo of them soon!! xo

  2. Darling! I'm planning a reindeer themed table. Will stop by Lowe's in the morning and see if i can snag a set of these. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. These are adorable, Courtney! I never would've guessed that they came from Lowe's!

  4. LOVE these! Headed to Lowe's tomorrow to pick up those awesome reindeer!
    THanks so much for sharing!

  5. Soooooo cute! Okay, gonna have to steal your idea for a lunch table for friends coming over next month for a Christmas book club tea! And, I have the gold paint already! Loving these cutie-pie reindeer!
    Thank you,
    Barb @ French Ethereal

  6. lovely! they were perfect as they were but the little gold touch makes them extra special. tfs. warmly- maryjo

  7. Omg!! I love this idea!! It looks so beautiful!!! I am definitely going to buy these from lowes online. Thanks for sharing!!

  8. Courtney, paintint the antlers is genius it adds just the right amount of color. I can't wait to see what else you do.

  9. Love, love, love! But you do know that I love all of your inspiration.
    I would never have thought Lowe's would have such cuties!
    Have a terrific day,

  10. Really cute,such a wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing.