Budget Friendly Table Tip

PBG_bird_decorYou’ll never guess where we found this darling table decor project! DollarTree. That’s right, the store where everything is $1. Turns out they have a website full of decor ideas. Go to DollarTree.com, then navigate to Party Supplies/Wedding Ideas. You’ll arrive on a page full project plans. If you see something you like, you can download free instructions that include a supply list, step-by-step directions, and any templates you need.

Many of these projects can be easily adapted for use in senior living communities and coordinating them to your dining room is as easy as choosing the color of materials you need. For instance, here’s the same bird project pictured above in white with a taller pedestal:


About Cindy Heilman

Cindy Heilman MS, DTR: Cindy Heilman has over 25 years of experience in enhancing hospitality, and food service standards. She is the CEO of her own company, Higher Standards LLC, and creator of Kind Dining® Training. Her unique background in restaurant ownership, in hospitality and healthcare food service, in working as a Dietetic Technician Registered and Healthcare Specialist at SYSCO Foodservices, led her to the development of her exclusive program that improves relationships and lives of aging residents through the dining experience.

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