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Sunday, December 11, 2011

easy entertaining project

I thought I would share a little project I did to help with our summer/ holiday entertaining.

I saw this on pinterest.

 
I liked the idea of using some terracotta pots to hold cutlery when entertaining a crowd.

So I went out and bought some pots at Bunnings, they were only a couple of dollars each and then I simply painted the rim with some chalkboard paint. 
I labelled them with a chalk pen - so simple, so easy and I think they look cool.

I simply popped in a cloth napkin and then put in the cutlery.
With three big events in the next few weeks happening here they should see some use.

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5 comments:

  1. What a great idea. I love the chalkboard paint on the rim. You could use these for so many things!
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  2. They look great Deanne, and as you say will be very useful over the next little while. Great work.

    I can imagine they'll be used for plants or another household project next year.

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  3. This would look great on an informal table! I always keep my cutlery in pots hanging above my kitchen bench... love the ease of the grab and go!

    - Catherine @ The Spring (in Brisbane)

    http://www.thespringblog.com/

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  4. This is such a great idea. I would love if you linked to http://www.eyeheart.ca/2011/12/anything-goes-at-eye-heart-5.html

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  5. What n excellent idea!
    x Marnie

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