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Lunch Bag Bowls



When I entertain during the holiday season, I use every tray, platter and serving bowl I own. So – sometimes I come up short and have to think fast. Here’s a trick that transforms a boring bowl into something a little more interesting. Give it a try…

A plain bowl sits in a lunch bag and holds sugar for coffee.

A plain bowl sits inside of a lunch bag and holds sugar for coffee.

Cut lunch bag in half, roll the top down and place bowl inside. Using a paper holepuncher, I made a hole and tied a tag onto the side. Decorate the tag with a rubberstamp and the look is complete.

Cut lunch bag in half, roll the top down and place bowl inside. Using a paper hole puncher, I made a hole in the bag and tied a tag onto the side. Decorate the tag with a rubber stamp and the look is complete.

Walnuts in their shells make a great party snack -kids love to crack them open. Here I have placed them in a festive footed bowl with a paper bowl beside to hold the shells.

Walnuts in their shells make a great party snack -kids love to crack them open. Here I have placed them in a festive footed bowl with a paper bowl beside to hold the shells.

Adding thoughtful details are an important part of entertaining.

Adding thoughtful details are an important part of entertaining.