Here are two, sweet
ideas, as you set your
Mother’s Day table.
Striped straw bouquets &
tea, in glassine bags.
You’ve no doubt seen these
darling little straws.
(Check your kitchen & craft stores.)
They come in a rainbow
of pretty colors,
one is sure to fit your
And they’re not just for sipping.
You can trim the ends at an angle and
dress them up with simple
ribbon, tucking in
little flowers stems.
They make the perfect, place setting
vase. For these, I used what I had on hand, in
the garden. For a savory & sweet bouquet,
a few stems of lavender, curry and
chives, or go with
a single stem…like Wood Hyacinth, which
is blooming in our garden right now.
So sweet, fun and inexpensive!
Here’s another thrifty idea,
top each place setting with
a buttoned up,
glassine bag and
The buttons are carefully,
hot glued in place, like those old school
brown, kraft paper and string envelopes, only
The edges are
rounded with pinking
I marked it with an ‘M‘ for
Inside, a Jasmine tea sachet
Tea service ~ for one.
Just a little something thoughtful,
Here are a few resources for the straws, twine and glassine bags: