There aren't many things that can bring a table together faster than a great set of placemats. When they are fabulous, friends will always ask where you got them, making for great dinner conversation outside the weather, politics, or the latest trick your dog learned.
Click through the jump to see our Roundup of 8 Great Placemats.
You can find all the placemats we feature today over at Etsy. Including the knitted VCR tape placemat in the opening graphic.
Placemats are something that have traditionally been made by hand and by keeping that tradition alive we feel it can bring a little extra zip to your dining experience. Check out some of our favorites below....
These placemats are printed by hand and are sure to appeal to the kid in all of us.
This set of 4 placemats comes with a matching set of napkins and silverware holders. The best part is it pulls double duty and is reversible!
Maybe your table could use some livening up with these floral yellow placemats... or even a patio that might need a little extra sunshine.
These placemats have been made by die-cutting metal. Be one of the only kids on the block to own a set! We think they could also have other practical applications around the house when it comes to design, so don't be afraid to think outside the
Why not bring a bit of texture to the table linens with these feather placemats.
These placemats are meant to be used on the table or off. The maker has predrilled holes allowing you to hang your placemats when they aren't in use. Who knew your wall art could double as a place setting?
And last but not least, consider keeping your placemats toned down to allow the food that you are serving to bring the color to the table with these white screen printed placemats, which are simply adorable.