22 DIY Placemats For Beautiful Dining Setting

One thing that we use in our dining tables are placemats. Eating without placemats is like bare, agree? Aside from completing the dining table, it can also be a pleasing decoration for the table too. I know you are aware that placemats come in different decors, colors and designs. There are even varying shapes too. But aside from the ones we can buy, you can also make your own placemats.

Yes, you can make placemats same way as you can make coasters. You can either update the look of an old placemat or make one from scratch. You can also use paper, fabric or other materials. Just be creative with the design so it will fit to the kind of dining aura you want to achieve. Here are 20 DIY placemats you’d surely love!

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1. Shibori Dyed Placemats

Shibori Dyed Placemats

Lovely Indeed

Got a fabric placemat? Why not trying dyeing them like this one. You can try different colors too!

2. Felt Honeycomb Placemat

Felt Honeycomb Placemat

Leelah Loves

What can be cuter than this felt placemat? I like how this was made and the result is pretty stunning too.

3. Woven Paper Placemat

Woven Paper Placemat

The House That Lars Built

I can remember weaving paper when I was younger. I just love doing it. I even made placemats for our playtime tea parties!

4. Dip Dyed Bamboo Placemats

Dip Dyed Bamboo Placemats

The Homesteady

This is indeed a cheap project with just skewers and a string. Pretty, right?

5. Thanksgiving Placemat

Thanksgiving Placemat

Oh My Deer

Grab a Kraft paper and a pen then let your guest write something they are thankful for. You can also change the text as well for different occasions.

6. Washi Tape Placemats

Washi Tape Placemats

Brit + Co

Of course, we can’t skip the washi tape because you know, we can washi tape just anything!

7. DIY Placemats for Outdoors

DIY Placemats for Outdoors

Today’s Creative Blog

A cutting mat had a lovely design with type. I’m sure you’ll find this interesting.

8. DIY stamped cork placemats

DIY stamped cork placemats

Everyday Dishes

This one is pretty easy for all you to do is stamp a cork placemat with whatever design you want.

9. How To Use River Stones In DIY Projects

How To Use River Stones In DIY Projects


Add a nature-inspired beauty to your dining table with this stone placemat.

10. Dip Dye Placemats

Dip Dye Placemats

Design Love Fest

This one is a dip dye placemat using different colors. Perfect for a beach themed home!

11. Chalk It Up To Fun

Chalk It Up To Fun

Your Home Wizards

This could be a lovely placemat for outdoor use. You can even be creative with the chalkboard.

12. Place Setting Placemat DIY


A Beautiful Mess

This is a good way to teach your kids were to place their dinnerware properly.

13. Quote Placemats

Quote Placemats

Oh Joy!

Add a quote on top of a patterned placemat that your guests can take home if they want to.

14. Pom Pom Placemat

Pom Pom Placemat

Sugar and Cloth

Merely adding pretty pom poms around a placemat can give it a creative look.

15. Name Placemats

Name Placemats

Kate’s Creative Space

This placemat doesn’t just look good but these can double as a place card too.

16. Jute Rope Placemats

Jute Rope Placemats

City Farmhouse

This one looks rugged and natural but so lovely too merely using jute rope.

17. Kraft Paper Placemats DIY

Kraft Paper Placemats DIY

Hello Cupcake

This one is a paper version of the place setting placemat. Definitely easier to do!

18. Gold Confetti Placemats

Gold Confetti Placemats

A Bubbly Life

A gold confetti placemat would be perfect for a party or other celebrations.

19. Burlap Valentine’s Day Placemats

Burlap Valentine’s Day Placemats

My Crafty Spot

Using stamps and burlap, this placemat looked totally adorable!

20. Chain Trimmed Placemats

Chain Trimmed Placemats

Creme de la Craft

Got a boring round placemat? Why not add a gold chain around it?

21. A Placemat Tutorial

A Placemat Tutorial

Sew Minty

Love chevron? Well, if you can sew, you can make this one.

22. DIY Picnic Placemats

DIY Picnic Placemats Isn’t this lovely? You can have a pocket for a spoon and fork in your very own placemat!

I so love all these! You can really be creative even in making your own placemat. There are so many ways to do it. Hence, there is no excuse for not being able to make one. You can also make a coaster to match it. Which of the above placemat DIYs do you love the most? And which of them would you most likely create?