It's no secret that I absolutely love Christmas and I have fond childhood memories of sitting at the “kids’ table” for Christmas lunch. These days I’d probably rather be there than sitting at the “adults’ table” talking about how exhausted we are after all the seasonal preparations!
Handcrafted table settings are one of my favorite things to create and Stampin' Up! makes it so easy. I created this fun Christmas setting for the “kids table” using the Tags & Trimmings Bundle (item 146062) from the holiday catalog and the super-adorable Christmas Around the World Designer Series Paper (item 144629) which is perfect for this table setting.
I created the cutlery pocket using the Trim Your Stocking Thinlits Dies (item 144682). I added texture to the Crumb Cake Cardstock (item 120953) using the Burlap Stamp Set (item 143982) and the Crumb Cake Classic Stampin' Pad (item 126975). And I used the Tags & Trimmings Stamp Set (item 144832) to add the sweet holly using the Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad (item 100702) and Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin' Pad (item 131180). I stamped the buttons using Real Red Classic Stampin' Pad (item 126949), then finished with a Linen Thread bow (item 104199).
The Tags & Trimmings Stamp Set did the rest of the work! I fussy cut the little cars for the straw and the card and used the paper to make the Christmas cracker. Then I tied the ends of the cracker with Real Red 1/8" Solid Ribbon (item 144631). The best part is . . . you can use your Paper Snips to curl this ribbon, and it works beautifully!
Other products used for this project were the Big Shot (item 143263); Paper Snips (103579); Gusseted Cellophane Bag (item 141704); Vellum Cardstock (item 101856); Gold Binder Clips (item 141673), and Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies (145372).
It's hard to believe Christmas is just around the corner and hopefully I have inspired you with other ways to get creative with your Christmas table this year!
Thanks for sharing "Kid's Table". Where would I find directions to make Christmas Craker? Thank you!
Oh Louise, I just saw this and I love love love. I would do anything to be at the kids table these days and have no responsibility... just have a meal handed to me!! :) I do love the crackers and the stripes. Totally love it all. You are amazing. Truly.
If you set up one place as a model, just think of the fun of letting a couple of the kids set the table on the big day. Louise, this is so festive! TFS!
So cute! love it!
so beautiful and cute ! thank you for the good ideas !
This is completely adorable! <3
Louise, what a fun idea. Your kids table is going to look so festive. It makes me want to sit at the kids table this year, too.
Louise this post changed my mind about this set and now I HAVE to have it. Plus, I want to sit at the kid's table! Thank you!!
LOVE this, Louise! Thank you for sharing!
Thank you for sharing this wonderful sample. The bright and happy colors would make any child thrilled to be at "The Kid's Table".
Thank you for such a sweet idea. It truly brings back cherished memories.
This is just ADORABLE!!!! From the 1st time I saw the catalog....I knew that this was a "keeper" Super project!
This looks soooo fun. I have 2 great grandsons that will love this! Can't wait to make something similar. Thanks Louise.
Super CUTE Louise.
This is absolutely darling! Nostalgic, classic, and a bit modern all rolled up together I would love being at the kids table with these decorations:)
So adorable Louise!
This is oh so cute.
We always have a "kids" table for the holidays...not sure I'm up for the challenge of this awesome project!!!!
Louise this absolutely gorgeous! Magazine worthy! I want to be a kid and come to your house for Christmas :)
I want to be at the kids' table, too! How wonderful!! XO
Wonderful!! We had a 'Kids' Table', too...and still find ourselves needing one, even though the grands are barely kids now...and some are young adults! Still, I agree...the Kids' Table is the most fun table of all...Nothing to do but eat and laugh and anticipate the next great thing! And how much better to do so with a tablescape like this! Thanks for sharing!
This is brilliant, Louise! Love it!!!!