09/22/2011 03:04 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Turn Vintage Jewelry Into Napkin Rings (VIDEO)

Napkin rings can add extra sparkle...but also extra expense to your party. A good way to get around this is by repurposing vintage (read: inexpensive) cocktail rings or bangles as napkin rings. Not only will the rhinestones and faux gold glitter in the candlelight, but they'll also make lovely take-home favors.

Watch how entertaining pro Elaine Griffin incorporates these lovely jewelry pieces into her party plan.