Stumbled across these great entertaining aids over Christmas while perusing the shops with the ladies. I didn't buy any but have been thinking about them ever since. These are my favorite, the Paper Pearls Kids Place mats that the kids can color in and then remove the pieces to actually wear. Instead of using them as place mats (their intended use) it would be a great activity for a birthday party. The pad comes in sheets of 25 and are $27 here. There were also some cute boy themed place mats that had eye patches and goggles but they seem to be sold out online.
For grown ups there are lots of other versions to choose from like these blue print place setting papers
Liners for appetizers and coasters
It's a modern and chic update to the doily right? To see more you should head over the Cake Vintage Table and Home site.