The challenge? Set a table! Well that is no problem! I do that daily!
But now here's the catch...use paper products!
Soooo, off to the Dollar Tree for those must have items! Walking down the aisles I found lots and lots of paper products...birthday, wedding, school, valentine's day, mardi gras...whoa, stop right there! Mardi Gras! There's my inspiration!
I've always loved the colors of mardi gras...
Purple: signifies justice
Gold: represents power
Green: stands for faith
Bright, colorful, fun...party time!
I decided to use the hubby's handcrafted table for our lunch party for two! He built this table using the old western cedar that had been torn off the lake house's old porch. Very nice if I do say so myself!! LOL!!
On top of my red chargers I placed the square paper plate. Aren't the colors pretty?
Inside the sherbet I placed the paper napkins and of course the mask. At the mardi gras parties most party-goers wear masks!
I used my cake stands to add height to the center piece.
I added part of the King Cake (most of it had been eaten,
And there you have it...mardi gras lunch for two!
The King Cake is an apple cinnamon pecan...yummy!
The paper products worked well for this lunch...
The hubby and I sat down to gumbo, salad with greens from
All in all a very fun party!!
Have you used paper products in your home lately? Please share! I like to hear your ideas!!
See ya down the junkin' road!!