Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Thanksgiving Table Decor and Hostess Gifts



Now that Halloween has come and gone [but hopefully, the candy still lingers], let's think Thanksgiving. Here's a quick project you and the kids can create to use as a table place setting or even hostess gifts.

Gather a small recycled or mason jar with a lid, a package of seasonal candy, and embellishments including twine, fringed fabric or ribbon, flowers, tags and labels.

Fill the jar to the top, avoiding the temptation to eat a lot of the candy. 
Or, you'll wind up with a half-empty (or is it half-full?) jar--
not such a good thing.


The rest is easy--EMBELLISH!
Wrap the jar with a piece of fringed canvas.


 Then I tied three colors of twine around the fringe.


Next, I topped the lid with a large sunflower and a tag stamped "thank you." 
You can stamp any text or image on the tag, and even personalize it.


And it's ready to go!


Wouldn't these candy-filled jars look pretty on your Thanksgiving tablescape?

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