DIY Hidden Tablecloth Weight

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Hidden Tablecloth Weights - DIY tablecloth weights painted the color of your tablecloth weight SweetLaneEvents.com

Tablecloth weights are a necessity for outdoor parties and events. Last thing you want is your tablecloth blowing up and landing in your artichoke dip. Windy or not a gust of wind can come out of nowhere and really cause havoc on your party. There are a tone of cute tablecloth weights you can buy in home good stores or online but the problem for me with those is they are too cute. I really don’t want my tablecloth weights to be even noticeable nor a cute little ornament hanging off the table. Plus when it comes to spending money for a party, tablecloth weights wouldn’t be high on the list for me. I would much rather spend my money on something that makes a bigger statement, like flowers.

These simple hidden tablecloth weights are make out of washers and magnets. Paint the washer the color of your tablecloth and the magnet hides behind the back of the tablecloth, therefore you have an hidden or camouflaged tablecloth weight.

Hidden Tablecloth Weights - supplies need to make your own tablecloth invisible weight - SweetLaneEvents.com

Supplies:

 Hidden Tablecloth Weights - Layout the 1/2" washers with the blank side up- SweetLaneEvents.com

Set up your paint area in a well ventilated area. I like to set down freezer paper because it has a glossy side so it doesn’t stick but just newspaper will work too. 

Layout the 1/2″ washers with the blank side up. Spray the top and sides of the washers. One coat was enough but add a second coat if needed.

Hidden Tablecloth Weights - Allow them to dry for at least 2 hours before moving. Then a total of 24 hours before using or stacking them- SweetLaneEvents.com

Allow them to dry for at least 2 hours before moving. Then a total of 24 hours before using or stacking them. The first batch I made, I stacked them too soon and they stuck together, making them difficult to pull apart and it pulled off some of the paint.

At each corner of the table, place the washer on the front side of the tablecloth - SweetLaneEvents.com Hidden Tablecloth Weights - attach the magnet to the back side of the tableclot - SweetLaneEvents.com

At each corner of the table, place the washer on the front side of the tablecloth and attach the magnet to the back side of the tablecloth. You end up with the tablecloth sandwiched between the washer and the magnet. A hidden tablecloth weight.

Repeat on each corner or four sides of a round tablecloth. You can add more along the sides as needed.

Hidden Tablecloth Weights - I hope these help at your next party and provide some weight to your tablecloths - SweetLaneEvents.com

I hope these hidden tablecloth weights help at your next party and provide some weight to your tablecloths!   


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