Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts
During the Thanksgiving holiday’s are you going to eat at a relative’s house, or a friend’s? I have THREE easy and inexpensive ideas to take along as a way to show appreciation for their hospitality. All three are usable and quick to put together – I LIKE usable!!! Pass along the gratitude:)
Host/Hostess Gift #1 FALL CANDY VASE
Glass vase or cup
Attach a glue dot onto the back of a leaf, then stick onto the vase/glass. Cover as desired.
Wrap the twine around the vase a few times; your preference. Tie off in a knot and leave ends 4-6″.Fill with candy.
Sweet Towel Cupcake
Host/Hostess Gift #2 SWEET TOWEL CUPCAKE
Jumbo Cupcake liners, optional
Ribbon, 1 – 2
Pick or decoration for top of cupcake
Lay the towel our flat Fold both sides of the towel towards the centerFold both sides again into the centerNow fold the towel in halfFold one corner overTake the corner and fold onto itself to make a triangleFold the corner onto itself
Roll the towel all the way down the length tightlyWith a piece of ribbon cut the circumference of the cupcake, attach with a glue dotPlace towel cupcake into the cupcake liner if using. Then wind ribbon around the cupcake. Place pick or topper into the center of the cupcake
Closer view of front:
Host/Hostess Gift #3 EASY TREAT GIFT
Cookie or specialty mix
Hot Cocoa Mix
Any special treat
Simply tie a ribbon and make a bow around the mix or container.
Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014
Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.
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