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A beautiful wooden table stands majestically in the middle of the room. You love the way it looks, the way it compliments your décor. Its beautiful color and design are what made you bring it home.

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It’s Autumn and the weather is getting chilly. You would love to grab a cup of coffee or relax with a warm tea. If you set the cup on the table, it might create a ring. A splash of beverage might end up on the table, creating a stain that might not come off.

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The Elegant Fern autumn placemats are a great solution. Its green and brown fern leaves remind you of the woods, of the crisp leaves that crunch under your feet as you take a stroll and relax in the cool breeze. These Fall leaf placemats are vinyl and are thickly padded to protect your tables from heat and water damage when setting something down that it too hot or an item that may spill. Its so easy to maintain: all you have to do it wipe it down with a clean cloth.

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You still get to see your table in all its beauty yet protecting it at the same time. Autumn is a time for accomplishments. By protecting our table and preventing scratches, spills, and table damage, this leaves us with more time and opportunity to accomplish all we would like to accomplish. Enjoy the day!

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You would love to buy a new tablecloth for you dining room table. You have some idea of how long of a drop you would like the tablecloth to be but don’t know how to go about figuring out the size.

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Your company would like to order some vinyl tablecloths for their break room. You know what size tables they have but don’t know what size table cloths to order.

You’re ordering table cloths for an upcoming party. You have assorted size tables and would like to play around with the lengths to see which size would work best for you event.

measurement for rectangle or oval

Worry no more-we now have a tool that will help determine the correct size-our new tablecloth calculator! Simply enter in the length and width of your table for rectangle and oval or the diameter of your round table and how much of a drop you would like and you’ve got your answer!

measurement for round table

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It’s spring and the beautiful weather lets us enjoy Mother Nature at its best. We dust off our patio tables, clean up the brush, look forward to firing up the grill and host some outdoor parties.

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Many tables have an umbrella to shield us from the rain and sun. The round tablecloths we offer have an option to cut out an umbrella hole to accommodate the umbrella. If someone wants to keep the tablecloth on the table the entire time and lift the umbrella just once to slide the tablecloth on, then just an umbrella hole will do.

There are those that  have many style table cloths and like to interchange them, others like to bring the table cloths indoors when finished dining, while others do not want (or cannot) lifting the heavy umbrella pole each time they take off the tablecloth. If you are one of those, than the zipper option is right for you.

heavy duty zipper

When a zipper is added it is not necessary to lift the umbrella every time you put a tablecloth on. The heavy duty zipper is sewn straight down the middle which makes it durable and easy to lay on the table. It’s great for both residential and commercial use. Easy on, easy off! So for the sake of making our lives a drop simpler the zipper option is really a great idea!

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The weather now is thankfully warmer and we hope that the nice weather sticks around for a while. What a great way to enjoy the outdoors by hosting a great backyard party or picnic or enjoying a neighborhood potluck.

Spring is here and we would love to show you some refreshing new ideas for spring.  Our polka dot tablecloth is the modern version of the lace tablecloth. Also available as a table topper and table runner, this sheer tablecloth with white polka dot designs adds freshness and spunk to your surroundings.

polka dot white tablecloth

Its all about bold color when it comes to the Nantucket line. The reversible place mat has two great designs so you can choose whatever design you are in the mood for that day! Pretty Damask design on a bright blue background on one side and colorful Chevron design on the other. Matching Chevron cloth napkins will complement the decor as well.

Nantucket Reversible Place mat

 

Our most popular Galaxy Vinyl Tablecloths now come in baby blue, pink, lavender, lilac sea foam and banana. These are great colors for baby showers, spring parties, get togethers and events.  Spring Galaxy Colors

So whether you like to entertain, have an upcoming event or like to redecorate your home, enjoy the warm weather and the warm feeling it brings to you.

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Is your table solid and sturdy but worn out from old age? Is it stained from too many spills, scratched, or full of markers? Did you children’s artwork extend way out of the paper meant for drawing? Would you like to cover up the table imperfections but would still like to make good use of the table? A fitted round vinyl tablecloth will give your table an affordable and instant makeover!

Sand Vinyl Tablecloth

The fitted round vinyl tablecloths are to make fit the exact table diameter so the table will have a neat snug fit. There are an abundance of colors and you are sure to find one that will match your décor.  Choose a bright yellow or red to brighten you kitchen area or a natural tone to blend in with your kitchen, living room colors. Pick a color that will match your bright area rug and bring the room to life! Match the tablecloth to the table color and you got a new table!

Ruby Red Vinyl Tablecloth

It’s amazing how a small change can make a big difference in the appearance of the room. In the winter months when we tend to be indoors more often, a nice new table cloth can not only redecorate your home but pick up your mood as well. On a hot summer’s day, while serving friends and family you will be happy to know that your house looks presentable with just a few neat little tricks!

Burnt Orange Vinyl Tablecloth

These vinyl tablecloths are not only for the home-schools, colleges, churches, cafeterias and restaurants etc. can take advantage of creating an ideal solution for a budget friendly makeover. Let us know which colors are your favorite ones and which rooms you redecorated.

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For a lot of people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer. But why is it called Labor Day? Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894.

Labor unions themselves celebrated the first labor days in the United States, although there’s some speculation as to exactly who came up with the idea. Most historians credit Peter McGuire, general secretary of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and a co-founder of the American Federation of Labor, with the original idea of a day for workers to show their solidarity. Others credit Matthew Maguire, later the secretary of Local 344 of the International Association of Machinists in Paterson, N.J.

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The first Labor Day parade occurred Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City. The workers’ unions chose the first Monday in September because it was halfway between Independence Day and Thanksgiving. The idea spread across the country, and some states designated Labor Day as a holiday before the federal holiday was created.

Now that we know the history, why not celebrate? Making a party doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some cute ideas to celebrate the day in addition to the July 4th Ideas that can be enjoyed on Labor Day as well (see below post)

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Getting together with family and friends? Lets barbecue! I love the corn on the cob party favor with the slab of butter-it’s too cute! Here is the link so you can make it yourself.

http://www2.fiskars.com/Crafting/Projects/Entertaining-Parties/Decorations/Labor-Day-BBQ#.UiCbxjYtqTU

Red White and Blue

Here is another neat idea-Take a red and white dishtowel and some pretty blue hydrangeas, arrange and wow-the results are amazing! Enjoy and Best wishes for a Great Labor Day weekend.

 

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Every year at this time of year I look forward to an annual camping trip. It’s a wonderful feeling to take a break from your hectic busy life and enjoy the serenity of the forest and nature. You want to pack lightly yet you don’t want to be stuck camping without any of the essentials. Here are some quick ideas for a great camping experience:

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You need to be organized if you want to have a good trip. Make a camping check list before your trip so you don’t make a mistake of bringing food for the barbecue without the grill or bringing a tent without the stakes.

Figure out if this will be a backpacking trip or one that you’ll take a car or RV. Many more items can go into an automobile that in a backpack.

Think ahead. You need to know where you are going so you can plan accordingly. Bring insect repellent for areas with ticks or other insects. Bring rain gear for rainy or wet areas and warm clothing if the weather will get cooler.

tablecloth for a camping trip

Here is a basic camping supplies list:

Flashlight/Batteries

First Aid

GPS/Compass

Credit Cards/Cash/Permits for fishing-camping if needed

Sleeping Gear-Tents, sleeping bags, blankets

Clothing

Water, Food

Misc Toiletries

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A great idea would be to bring a vinyl tablecloth along for your camping trip. It’s lightweight and easy to carry around yet strong enough to fold up and reuse as you move along. Its wipe clean cloth will give you a sanitary place to prepare and eat your food. I love the tavern checks design and they come in many colors options. There are also other fabulous vinyl tablecloth prints for you to choose from.

Planning ahead and bringing along the necessities that is needed will make for a great trip. Be careful of any bears, snakes and know what to do if you encounter one. Have fun, stay safe and when you return, let us know how enjoyable your experience was.

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