A napkin holder is one underestimated tool in the kitchen. One advantage of a napkin holder is you can make it using any material from ceramic, wood, wine bottle corks, clothespins, and popsicle sticks just to name a few- meaning you can get make a wooden napkin holder at home. With these many options, the challenge is now left to you. To make things more interesting, you can make a napkin holder that blends in with your kitchen décor. You can customize the napkin holder to any design you want. This, however, doesn’t mean you can’t buy a napkin holder of your choice. The DIY ideas are for the people who can do it themselves and have fun while doing it.
To make a wooden napkin holder, you need a piece of wood and a few tools, and it’s easy. You can also buy a wooden napkin holder at your local store and depending on the design; you can use it for different purposes. Here are different uses of a napkin holder:
- Dish towel rack. Depending on the design of a napkin holder, it can be used as a towel holder too. If the kitchen doesn’t have a kitchen towel bar, the napkin holder can double as a rack. The napkin holder. Keep your kitchen well organized with the towels at one placed folded nicely on the napkin holder.
- Seasoning packet holder. If you can add some crafting on your napkin holder, it can also double as seasoning packet holder. Some pantries have wire shelving that doesn’t hold seasoning packets very well. If you put them in a box, you might end up forgetting them since you can’t see them in the kitchen. You can use a napkin holder to hold your seasoning and put them in the pantry where you can always see them.
- Salt and pepper napkin holder. According to the design of some napkin holders, the napkins can be blown away by wind when you open the window or when you are using the napkin holder outdoors. To avoid this, you can use the salt and pepper shakers to hold the napkins in place. This way, you are also able to keep the notoriously hard to find pepper and salt shakers in a designated spot where everyone can see them.
When making a DIY napkin holder, it’s good to choose a design that can serve more than one purpose. You can have fun making them with your kids too, and they learn something while doing so. Make something that is attractive and functional not just a napkin holder.