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New Year's dinner ideas: How to make place cards with quotes and poems inside

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Intro: Naturally, your New Year's dinner ideas include delicious food served to cherished family and friends. Why not make your holiday even more memorable by learning how to make place cards for the event and then personalizing them with quotes and poems about life, love and the promise of the New Year? These table decorations will add just the right visual touch to your holiday table.

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Why You Should Learn How to Make Place Cards With Quotes and Poems for New Years Day

According to About.com, having place cards at the table offers a number of advantages, including helping your guests find places to sit, assisting people in remembering names and personalizing the dining experience for everyone.

If you don't know what place cards are, they are little table tents on which you write the guests' names, add pretty pictures and inside of which you can decorate with quotes and poems and other sweet sayings.

How to Implement This New Year's Dinner Idea: What You'll Need

Making this craft requires the following items:

  • Rubber stamps
  • Inks for the stamps
  • Place cards
  • Craft knife
  • Cutting mat (self-healing)
  • Paper (printer paper works well)

You can find the supplies for these place cards project on Amazon in scrap booking supplies and in place cards, at Michael's Arts and Crafts stores or at your local scrap booking hobby shop.

Watch the video at the top of the screen for complete instructions on how to make place cards for your New Year's table. You'll stencil or write the quotes and poems on the inside of the dinner place cards after you've made them.

You can get more holiday place card ideas by clicking through the slide show.

Some Inspirational Sayings and Quotes for Inside Your Place Cards

You'll find plenty of inspirational quotes for your New Year's cards in the links below. Some are funny, some sentimental. Others you'll find moving and motivational. In short, you're sure to find the right sentiments for your beautiful place cards.

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