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When you host an event, it's fun to make place settings for each person. Even if you don't expect people to sit where you place them, the place settings themselves make a really cool favor for guests to take home. For events where you want to arrange people at the tables, setting a specific place for each person is much simpler with something fancy to mark their place. No matter what holiday or event you are preparing for, these great ideas are sure to inspire you.

1. Snowman Table

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If you're planning to serve a two course dinner, this is one of the most adorable winter place settings you'll ever find.

2. Rosemary Wreath

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Not only does this little wreath smell great, but it looks adorable for the winter holidays too.

3. Saying "I do"

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It's common to use place settings at a wedding and this one is a really great example.

4. With a Snack

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Here's a beautiful multi-purpose place setting. The apple is a stand for the rest of the pieces, but it also serves as a take home snack for your guests.

5. Stamped Tag

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No matter what the rest of the place setting looks like, a stamped name tag is adorable and easy to make.

6. Ornament Gifts

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Via Christmas Angel and Star Crafts
Each of your guests can take their place setting home and hang it on the Christmas tree.

7. Mason Jar Utensil Holders

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Mix and match the bandana colors (or use plain fabric) to create a place setting that fits with your theme or event.

8. Folded Quiz

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This fun throwback is adorable and gives your guests something to do while they wait for dinner to be served.

9. Keep It Simple

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There's no hard and fast rule that says your place settings have to be super elaborate. Simple is just as stunning.

10. Thank You Note

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Thank your guests for coming to your party by leaving a little note on each place setting.

11. Use Scrapbook Paper

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A sheet of large scrapbook paper makes the perfect disposable placemat.

12. Black and Gold

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It's fun to have a color scheme that you can tie your place settings in with.

13. Candy Necklace Napkin Ring

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You'll make all the kids happy with a place setting made out of candy. The adults probably won't turn it down either.

14. On the Beach

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No matter your theme, you can modify your place settings with tiny embellishments like the shell on this one.

15. Handwritten Sentiment

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Don't underestimate how awesome a handwritten placemat is. This one is great!

16. Rustic Wood

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This really stunning place setting is ideal for a winter wedding or any other winter event you're hosting this year.

17. Tiny Utensil Stockings

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This is the cutest idea for a Christmas party. The kids will love taking the tiny stockings home.

18. Painted Burlap

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You could switch up the paint colors and the saying on the tag for any party or holiday.

19. Super Formal

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Any formal occasion is taken to the next level with a place setting like this one.

20. Wrapped up

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This is another great way to offer your guests a pre-dinner snack with style.

21. Easy DIY Pockets

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You could easily modify this idea for any event - it works for kids' birthday parties, bridal showers and much more.

22. Simple Perfection

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A super symmetrical setup lends sophistication to even the simplest place setting.

23. Bird Cages

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This is completely different from any other place setting you'll ever see, but that's what makes it so cool.

24. Colored Napkins

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Again, switch up the napkin color so this place setting goes with any occasion.

25. Popsicle Stick Easels

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Use this adorable idea for a child's birthday party. So cute and super easy to make too!

26. Black and White

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Black and white is a color palette that works for any party.

27. Mix Match China

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There's no rule that says each place setting has to look exactly the same. I love this look.

28. Feminine on the Table

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This ultra feminine place setting would be ideal for a bridal or baby shower, don't you think?

Do you use place settings when you host a party? What are your tips and tricks for making it work?

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