It’s All in the Presentation 2018 is all about sharing your pretties at your table with a friend, makin’ their place setting extra special….with simple handmade touches.Typically ‘It’s All in the Presentation’ is all about the wrapping and presenting the gift….you can read by clicking each past year below.
….but this year is different. This year is about sharing a pretty place setting ~ set for a special friend with simply handmade touches.
It’s all in the presentation….especially for you.
Your table can be beautiful by using what you have. Mixing a few mis-matched white dinnerware pieces and vintage linens or wool scraps to create a cottage look….adding a simple candle and greenery to match, that is all that is needed.
Any table will feel special if you weave in small white lights, white candles and left over ribbon from wrappings, along with greenry….fresh or artificial, using what you have.
I will touch more on the place settings after Christmas….fun to collect and gather to create your own unique style.
…adding a handmade gift is that extra special something.
For the handmade gift, I simply made house ornaments with clay at ‘ClayWorks Studio’.
If you have a Clay Studio near year it is worth the visit…..we are fortunate to have our very own at the Tamaqua Art Center….Irene Miller will be happy to guide you thru creating pieces. I went with an idea…..and Irene provided the technique and how-to.
These cute little house ornaments and luminaries were just what I was picturing in my mind! Always love when that works out…..making the perfect inexpensive handmade gift.
We are planning on a Workshop next year, if you’re local we sure would love to have you join us to make your very own!
You may personalize in any way too….with a name, date, cookie cutter shape, or use a favorite rubber stamp! The ideas are endless.
I chose a heart cookie cutter, and a ‘Merry and Bright’ stamp to personalize each.
Setting a pretty table for a friend…..what a fun way to share your home and handmade gifts….don’t forget the sweet treats!
Caring and Sharing…..Friends.
Celebrate the Season……invite a friend and share a few pretties at your table.
Coming Up ~ Handmade and Heartfelt, It’s a Wrap, Vintage & Walmart, and 2019 Checklist