After looking at options available on the internet and not finding what I needed, I decided that I would make my own tablecloths for the book launch of my latest book, If you love me, I’m yours. As the book is about a family of eccentric artists, I wanted an art and love theme. I thought that it would be nice for my guests to be able to create their own are during the launch.
My solution was to grab some old colouring in books my children have grown out of and to get messy! The results are something I’m really pleased with. Firstly, I placed the colouring pages face down on a round table, then tuck them together with Sellotape and a glue stick. Next I turned them over and trimmed the edges freehand. I did the same with the inner edge. Next I lifted it all up and placed it onto a pink tablecloth that matches my book cover colour. Voila! It cost me £1 for the plastic tablecloth.
Once again I will be having gift bags with my bookmarks and some sweets inside. This will create the centrepiece of the table. I will also add small silver pots with mini felt tip pens beside each bag, so that everyone can create a masterpiece! Let me know what you think.
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It looks great, Lizzie! So creative 🙂
Thanks Christy. I’ll be posting other ideas for my launch here over the coming weeks too.
What a clever idea Luzzie. Turned out nice!
Thank you. I’ve got six more to make, but the end result is worth the effort.
Fantastic idea, Lizzie!!
Thanks Jan. I was getting frustrated not being able to find exactly what I wanted, so I improvised!
What a great idea 🙂
Thanks Sue. I’m really pleased with them. I have another 6 to make!
Good luck with the launch 🙂
Thank you! It’s pretty nerve wracking doing a second launch, but exciting too.
I know… but just enjoy the buzz 🙂
Thank you! 🙂