Recipes decorated table in 5 minutes27 October 2015
Short on time? It’s still possible to pull together a wow-worthy table arrangement that suits your party style. Create one of these inspiring ideas in five minutes or less.
You’d be surprised by what you can make in no time
This one is an lovely decoration creating interactive and heartfelt way to celebrate someone, eg. Mom, a recent graduate, an expectant parent. Pass around strips of paper about six inches long and ask guests to write a message or a wish for the honoree. Twist the papers around a pen to curl them, then toss them into a large bowl. Have the guest of honor read the messages aloud during dessert.
Float bright color fruit in large, clear-glass vases (filled to different levels) for a whimsical still life.
Paper pom poms
On a steamy night, set a casual table with a bouquet of hot-colored paper flowers, guaranteed not to wilt.
The rich tones of sweet peas and cabbages (yes, cabbages) work together beautiful in a creative combination.
This tone-on-tone assemblage starts with miniature citrus fruits (key limes, kumquats) and Peruvian lilies bursting with color.
A galvanized tub becomes the base for a gathering of oversize leaves, like these from a magnolia