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Y'all Behave Placemats

Y'all Behave Placemats

Wish you had something to help you remember the placement of the soup spoon or butter knife? Well your wishes have come true!

As part of the online guide to manners, y'all behave, artist Sarah Foley has created a new set of informative and fun placemats designed to help assist you in setting the table. Each placemat gives you "8 Ways To Act Right" - including proper utensil placement. $30 for a pad of 20 placemats.

Source: Design Sponge

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redsugar redsugar 10 years
I have never had to rely on a placemat. I was taught the word fork has four letters and so does the word left, so the fork goes on the left. The words spoon and knife have five letters and so does the word right, so they go on the right. You work from the outside in. The stuff on the top is for final courses.
JessBear JessBear 10 years
I wish they came in a smaller pack- I really don't need thirty of them. Do any other left handers out there seem to have particular trouble with place settings? It seems that my instinct is always the complete opposite- I'll try to set the table in a way that makes sense, and my mother will just like at me, like "wtf?". I always thought it was because I was left handed, and therefore naturally wanted everything on the other side. Or am I just a moron?
JLew1982 JLew1982 10 years
I need this! I had a dinner party for Father's Day and had to look up place settings on the internet!
rainonme224 rainonme224 10 years
this would be great to practice on
Mickey-tee Mickey-tee 10 years
good idea
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
These are great! Silverware placement I don't have a problem with, but I'm sometimes unsure about bread plate/glass placement. Then, I have to wait until a neighbor drinks first! :rotfl:
poetess poetess 10 years
Reminds me of the movie, "Pretty Woman". I tend to just go from the inside out. I am probably all wrong, but no one has ever corrected me. I guess they would expect that from someone like me.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
I guess you'd use these in practice with your family and then for the important and classy dinners, you'd be a pro at setting the table?
RebeccaAdele RebeccaAdele 10 years
Cute! I love this idea. Although, these days, chewing with your mouth closed and tearing off a bite sized piece of bread isntead of shoving the whole thing in your mouth and more important lessons.
Lovaajn Lovaajn 10 years
this would be a good thing to teach my boyfriend that the silverware has an actualy place, and doesn't just go anywhere, at any angle, as long as it makes it on the placemat!
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 10 years
Those are cute. And you 20 of them, good deal.
tshellyedwards tshellyedwards 10 years
This is so cute! It would be really fun for a big dinner with a bunch of friends, or girl's night at the casa :) $30 for 20 place mats isn't bad at all, either.
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
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