This Italian dinner table setting is easy to create and leaves your guest feeling that Tuscan vibe. With a few simple steps, you can make this unique and charming decoration using this free printable provided.
Making something special for an Italian dinner table setting is like adding icing to a cake. Each guest will have their adorable card with the words Buon Appetito written on it and tied to a tasty roll with twine.
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Italian Dinner Table Setting
A couple of years ago we had an Italian themed dinner party for one of my daughters’ friends 21st birthday.
It was so fun and perfect!
Those party decorations have inspired so many people until it inspired me to create this place setting idea and free printable.
So let’s get started and bring Tuscany to your table for your next Italian themed dinner party.
- Buon Appetito Free Printable (subscribe to get access to the free printable library)
- Paper cutter
- Seagull or scallop Scissors
- Hole punch
- White twine
- Dinner rolls (I used Udi Gluten Free Dinner Rolls)
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Download and Print
Then download the printable and scale it down to the size you want then print the Buon Appetito free printable.
Trim Free Printable
Begin by trimming the free printable down to about 1/2″ around the design.
Cut Corners with Seagull Scissors
Next cut all the corners of the free printable with seagull or scalloped scissors.
Wrap Twine Around Your Hand
See how simple this project is going so far.
Now wrap the twine around your hand six times and cut the string with the scissors.
Find Center of Twine
Now find the center of the twine and lay a roll on the center.
Tie the Twine
Tie the twine one time to the top of the dinner roll.
Thread Twine Through Hole
Next, thread the twine through the hole of the free printable.
Tie the Twine Again
You are finished! Yay!
Now for the fun part and that is creating a beautiful place setting.
Use these ideas to be creative and add this tasty place setting decoration to any of these table designs.
Place Setting Design Idea
But here are a few photos of what I came up with on this Italian dinner party decor.
Now stack a few white plates so that the Buon Appetito twine wrapped dinner roll stands out.
Set the plates on a brand new red and white dish towel and add a beautiful wine glass and silverware.
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This simple Italian themed design leaves all your guest feeling that Italian countryside vibe.
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Well, here you have an easy idea for an Italian dinner party theme, so now I want to give you some more ideas.
When my girls were growing up, we used to have theme dinner nights. Sometimes it would be pioneer night, and we would eat by oil lanterns and pretend we lived in a time with no electricity.
Thankful we were pretending and had AC because living here in Florida can be toasty. Haha!
Anyways, you can have an Italian themed family dinner night. You can even get your kids involved in setting the table and making the place setting decorations.
Other ideas are larger events like church, office gatherings and such.
And of course, invite some friends or family over to a fun Tuscan dinner.
I hope these ideas will inspire you to create a beautiful Italian table soon.
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