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How to be creative in 3 easy steps:
Just picture this…. you are on a thirty day charter and
Now let’s do some maths, the chef has probably already
How to be creative - Step 1.
Remember there is no right or wrong to this and there
Things that you will need are:
• A good understanding of how to set a table, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, buffet, and cocktail hour.
• Knowledge of what crockery, cutlery, glass ware, table linen, reusable and non-reusable decorations that you have on board (or in your home for my domestic goddess readers).
• Time to plan (if time is short as it always tends to be then you need to be able to manage it properly).
• A creative spirit (Most important tool).
How to be creative - Step 2.
Ok so you know you have x amount of table linens,
How to be creative - Step 3.
“Introducing a random element helps you to change perspectives”. So you already know how to set a table properly, so let’s start to theme the settings, this is usually done for lunch and dinner.
Some creative ideas could be:
• Colour theme: Black and white.. Take black and white photos of the events of the day, print them out and the guests will love them as keep sakes.
• Daily quotes: Get writing or copy some of the most favourite quotes of all time. Print them on cards and decorate accordingly.
• Daily mementos from the places you visited. If the budget allows pop into the closest tourist shop and pick up a selection of fridge magnets, postcards, and trinkets.
• Candle it up: This one really depends on the weather, location and yacht policy on candles, but it is such a simple and elegant way of decorating a space
• Costume party: Again if it is in the budget and if you have the space, this is really a fun way to mix it up and the guest love it. You can check out the really affordable costumes at the following link:
I could go on and on, but as it turns out the 21
Thanks for reading my How to be creative article.
As always, safe travels and calm seas