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

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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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