Don’t put away those decorations just yet! Save the white, gold and silver ones and fill simple glass vases with them as chic centrepieces.
Turn leftover wallpaper into colourful table runners, placemats or coasters. Or pick up some card stock at your local dollar store and create these festive garlands, ready in just 10 minutes!Roberto Caruso
If you don't already have a collection, shot glasses can be had for next to nothing at a dollar store. Use them as bud vases with tiny sprigs of fir, a single spiky pine cone, a small bundle of pretty branches, or a miniature spray of blooms.
Head to a second-hand store and pick up an assortment of mismatched vintage teacups. These can be used to hold pre-party snacks or tealights.
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Make use of leftover ribbons and fabric and dress up your chairs with fun, whimsical appeal. For more festive ambiance, try using gray velvet or gold lamé.
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