How to Make Pomegranate Place-Card Holders

Easily turn real or faux pomegranates into gilded place-card holders to add an organic, rustic touch to your Thanksgiving place settings.

Layered Thanksgiving Place Setting With Pomegranate Place Card

Layered Thanksgiving Place Setting With Pomegranate Place Card

Materials Needed:

  • metallic gold spray paint
  • newspaper or canvas
  • real or faux pomegranates
  • card stock cut into small rectangles
  • calligraphy pen or permanent marker

Paint Pomegranates

Protect surface with newspaper or canvas, then coat each pomegranate with a light layer of gold spray paint (Image 1). For a smooth surface, allow paint to fully dry between coats, then spray with another layer of paint. Write each guest's name on card-stock squares, then insert handwritten place card into natural slits at the top of pomegranate (Image 2). Repeat for each place setting.

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