Make // Dinosaur Place Name Holders

If you follow me on Instagram then you will have seen lots of photos of dinosaurs this weekend. I’ve been busy crafting away for the wedding, and I’ve decided to share one of my creations with you because, quite frankly, I’m fairly rubbish at keeping things to myself. (I won’t be revealing the purpose of the silver beauties until the Big Day though!)

Here are my homemade dinosaur place name holders, with a handy little step-by-step if you fancy giving them a go! They are great as place name holders for kid (or adult) parties, as photo holders, or even place name holders at an “alternative” wedding! I’ve made these for our wedding cheese table to hold the tasting notes.

What you’ll need:
Plastic dinosaurs (I found these on Amazon: £1.50ish for 12!)
Spray paint
Gardening wire (make sure it’s malleable!)

1. Gather your herd // 2. Spray them! // 3. Take 30cm of wire and make two loops at the top for holding your place name cards or photos. I found looping the wire around my finger was the easiest way to create a loop // 4. Wind the other end of the wire around the dinosaur
Et voila! 

They’re so simple and I think they look really roar-some!

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  1. 30th June 2014 / 9:57 am

    what a fab idea hannah! i spotted a mega dino coloured in silver on one of your pics too can’t wait what you will make out of that one! not long now!

  2. 4th July 2014 / 1:21 pm

    What a fab idea and easy too which is always a good thing in my eyes 🙂 x

  3. 5th July 2014 / 8:03 am

    I don’t like these.

    Just kidding- I LOVE THEM (obviously :p) and I love the minty turquoise colour you’ve chosen 🙂 xxx

  4. 6th July 2014 / 6:25 am

    Oh I can do this with dragons too right? I have a massive dragon from McDonalds and I have now a use for it thanks to this post =) #pocolo

  5. 6th July 2014 / 9:51 pm

    These are fabulous! So easy to make too – especially for non-crafty people like me. Thank you for linking to PoCoLo 🙂 x

  6. 11th July 2014 / 6:37 pm

    These are amazing and perfect for a dino loving bedroom

  7. 11th July 2014 / 7:47 pm

    Love these and have just pinned them 🙂 Visiting from Annie’s new crafty linky thingo x

  8. 11th July 2014 / 7:52 pm

    how cute are these! i wonder if some princesses will look ok?

    visiting via the #handmade linky

  9. 12th July 2014 / 7:50 pm

    How cute are these?! And totally up my street being an ex-dino myself 😉 Ozzy has loads of dino toys he never plays with… hmmmm *hatches evil dino-napping plan*

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