Christmas Napkin Rings
Place cards help newcomers get acquainted. Nix the stuffy factor with cafe curtain rings, which have simple clips that are ideal for securing cards.
Break out the sterling and monograms―it’s a Southern tradition. You can’t miss with an elegant silver ring and a sprig of greenery.
Stitch a big button to wide, colorful ribbon (or choose a narrow ribbon and just thread it through), and tie it in back for a fun, casual look.
The Kid's Table
One word: Slinky. It’s a napkin ring. It’s an ice-breaker. It’s a giggle factory for the whole family. We found them at a variety store for less than $1.