Given below are a few ideas to
make your thanksgiving dinner more colorful, creative and special. Whether you are keeping
it a family event, or inviting guests, they are sure to make the event suited for
You will need:
Plain white table cloth
Printing items- here are some suggestions:
Use potatoes to cut desired shapes into and use to print on the cloth.
Sponges- these can also put cut using scissors to make a great print for example a pumpkin.
Feathers and Corn Cob
Please get the cloth washed and ironed first.This will give you a nice flat surface to work on.
Place the cloth on a clean wide space and lay down protective newspaper.
You can use a paper or Styrofoam plate to put the paint on.
Try and choose fall colors and colors that bear the message of Thanksgiving to you- gold, brown, green, orange, red etc...
Nature print: Trace pictures of characters like turkeys, the face of native Indians from any book and use pencil to print them on the material through the tracing paper.
If you want to include leaves as a print item you can get them from outside your house and trace them right on the material with a pencil and paint later. The more characters the more diversity. But don't make it look clumsy and cluttered.
PAPER PLATE HAND
You can also use this idea to make waste plates for thanksgiving dinner. After you make the outline, don't cut it out, rather color it inside. You can also stick the cut outs you have made inside a plate to turn them in thanksgiving waste dinner plates.