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Uses for Placemats

July 27, 2015

I use plastic place mats from the dollar store for this. They are usually durable, come in fun patterns, and they are easy to cut. They work best in drawers, but I've had success on smaller shelves with them.

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You could glue them down, but I usually cut them to fit snugly in place so they can be removed and washed.

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Woven placemats or tapestry pieces are great to use instead of doilies on the arms of stuffed chairs or sofas to keep them from being soiled.

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October 23, 2007

Since recently moving, have misplaced a plastic cutting board. Went to the dollar store and purchased a plastic place mat, (not the kind that has foam on the back side) and I use this place mat for any cutting of vegetables/meats, etc.

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I purchased vinyl placemats from the Dollar Store to line my cabinets. Easy to measure and cut to your exact specifications. These liners can be wiped with a damp cloth and will last a lifetime. I have also placed these liners in my bathroom vanity drawers and on my refrigerator shelves and drawers.

A vinyl placemat being used a shelf liner.

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I use the vinyl place mats (one in each animal's cage) for a place to lay that is not wire. The wire can be bad for their feet. I had thought to put a couple squares of vinyl floor tiling, but the place mat idea is less expensive and easier to find and replace.

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I keep a poly/cotton washable place mat under my dogs bowl to keep the floor clean where she eats and drinks.

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They used to put doilies at points of wear on chairs and sofas. For a modern take on that, I use tapestry placemats to put on the edges of an easy chair where the arms have gotten dirty and worn.

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December 5, 2017

This is a page about using placemats to protect a nightstand. Protect your nightstand from accidental spills or scratches by using a placemat. It is an easy and decorative way to avoid damaging your furniture.

Placemat on wood table.

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February 28, 2019

An inexpensive way you can create a new backsplash for your kitchen is by using cheap placemats. This page contains the steps for a DIY dollar store placemat backsplash.

DIY Backsplash - aqua wall behind sink with the placemats cut in half and mounted behind sink

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December 13, 2012

This is a page about crafts made with placemats. New or recycled placemats can be used in many craft projects.

A bag made out of placemats.

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