Unique handmade placemats


Changing up layouts every now and then is every foodstagrammer’s dilemma. If your want to level up your food flatlays, you might want to consider getting stylish placemats instead like these ones from The Planting Princess.

In particular, the shop’s embroidered native placemats only have a limited number of pieces in stock per design. This ensures that your tablescape will stand out for its uniqueness.


Handwoven and embroidered


The Planting Princess - toucan placemat

The woven seagrass placemat with the toucan design is one of the shop’s best-sellers
Image credit: @theplantingprincess_

The shop has a selection of placemats made from different fabrics and materials, but their best-selling items are their embroidered placemats.

These are made from woven seagrass and are embroidered using colorful thread with designs like toucans, monstera plants, and fruits such as watermelons and lemons. Overall, The Planting Princess’ placemats are perfect for foodstagrammers or homeowners who are particular with their rustic and farmhouse aesthetics.


Unique placemats for a low price


The Planting Princess - Floral jusi placemat
A placemat made from
jusi or hand-loomed Manila hemp fabric
Image credit: theplantingprincess_

An aesthetically pleasing foodstagram flatlay doesn’t have to break the bank.

The price of  The Planting Princess’ placemats starts at P39 (~USD0.78) apiece. These are plain native coasters that you can use to accompany your more embellished placemats. Embroidered native placemats, which are what the shop is known for, cost P385 (~USD7.65).

Besides these woven seagrass products, the shop also offers floral placemats made from sheer jusi (traditional hand-loomed fabric made from abaca or Manila hemp) cloth for P99 (~USD1.97) per piece.


Nationwide & international shipping


The Planting Princess - placemat designs
Placemats from the shop that are bound for the Netherlands

Image credit: @theplantingprincess_

It’s not a problem if you’re not from Metro Manila. The shop can ship your orders anywhere in the Philippines.

They also ship internationally for foreign clients who may be interested in getting their hands on their handmade placemats.


The Planting Princess supports local weavers


There are plenty of local businesses online that sell stylish indigenous products. They are just waiting to be discovered.

Remember that when you purchase a placemat from The Planting Princess, you’re also supporting our local weavers. To browse their latest designs or place an order, you can head over to the shop’s Instagram or Facebook page.

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Cover image adapted from: @theplantingprincess_ and @theplantingprincess_

 

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