Birthday Tablecloth Keepsake

Every year for my son's birthday we have used the same vinyl tablecloth. Each year with a different colored marker we ask his guests to write him a birthday message. It has proved to be a great tradition, a keepsake, an inexpensive decoration and a conversation piece all in one. Not bad for a dollar store purchase!

By Tracy from Lancaster, PA

April 3, 20070 found this helpful

Why just use it for childrens birthdays. Why not babyshowers, bridalshowers. Any place where alot of people will be . Wedding receptions, house warmings, Anv. parties.. The number of places and parties are endless. Just use the proper markers.

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February 4, 20090 found this helpful

I think I've seen this mentioned before...a little bit different twist. Use a sheet, or a plain cloth tablecloth, let guests sign it, then embroider the names.

Of course, considering the way some people sign things that could be difficult.

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August 12, 20110 found this helpful

What a great idea! Wish I would have know this 2 years ago before my great grandson was turning one, now is next birthday he will be 3. To late for me to do this but I will pass this tip on cause I love it! Thumbs up from me :)

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Use a plain white sheet for a child's birthday party tablecloth. Give each guest a permanent marker (SUPERVISE PLEASE lol) and have them write their names, draw a picture, or write a note to the birthday child. This makes a wonderful keepsake. (recommended for children 9 and up)


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