Recent Posts

Monday, September 1, 2014

A Quick & Pretty Way To Keep Pests at Bay from Drinks

Just a quick holiday post with a fast and fun tip for protecting drinks while picnicking today.


Dig through your stash of doilies~ be they vintage or new. Select smaller sizes to fit over the top of a glass.


Tatted doilies are perfect as the stitching allows you to add a fun straw to your drink.


Voila! The perfect way to keep pests at bay!


Enjoy your day!


I’ll be back tomorrow with a fun series.



Auntie Em said...

Your pretty lace covers for your drinks are so pretty. I have seen the pitcher covers with glass beads sewn onto the edges to weigh them down in case a breeze blows up. Pretty and practical!
Hope you are enjoying the Labour day holiday! :)

Maureen Wyatt said...

This is the time of year when flies present a problem in the country. What a pretty and great way to deal with them. Thanks for the idea!

lynn cockrell said...

How lovely and inventive, too! It makes the drinks look so good and inviting, too!

Pat@Life At Lydias House said...

Great repurpose of vintage doilies! Hope you had a great weekend and got to relax some!

Vel Criste said...

Now i have to find me some doilies! Love this idea!

Susan said...

Now I never thought about that, Laura. Sounds like a good idea! Susan

Gypsy Heart said...

Believe it or not, I got rid of all the doilies that my mother had as well as the ones I had. Just could not use them for decor, however, this is a great idea!

I've tried placing a straw through a cupcake liner ~ works well with the right size glass.