1. Paper Placemats – find them at Connections, The Campus Store at Algonquin College; and, The Fresh Flower Company in the Sheraton Hotel (corner of Albert and O’Connor)
These fab placemats are made of really sturdy paper and come in a notepad of 25 for $14.99. Just tear them off and use as needed. If your guests aren’t too too messy, you’ll be able to use them several times. When you’re done, just put them in with your paper recycling.
2. New ‘Artisanal’ pottery line at Chapters
Casual, rustic, handmade dishes from a village in Thailand. Add some pieces to your current dinner ware, mix and match to bring home a completely new flavour of table setting for entertaining, or use a few pieces for display in your home.
3. Chair sculptures in the Glebe
A great alternative to waiting for an available seat in your favourite Glebe coffee shop. Perfect for people-watching too