Whether you’re catering to kids, convivial chums or entertaining colleagues, these colourful table additions will be the talking point.
M.Y.O. OPEN TERRARIUM
This tiny ecosystem in a glass container is not just for botanists or nature lovers–the mini garden will brighten up any table setting. Don’t worry, it just contains dry plants. No insects or animals to infiltrate your nosh.
$58 (large) from Mondays Off, 76 Haji Lane. www. mondays-off.com
FRED ROBOTTLE WINED-UP CORKSCREW
This humanoid machine won’t clean your house like the Jetsons’ Rosie, but the little fella will help you unwind. His extra-long steel corkscrew will tackle any vintage, while his hidden blade makes stripping off foil a snap.
$19.90 from Gifts Greetings, #04-07 nex, 23 Serangoon Central. Tel: 6634 2283
OEM DRINKING ROULETTE GAME
Here’s how we roll: spin the wheel and the ball will literally call the shot (you drink) when it settles. Fill the 16 numbered shot glasses with fruit juices if it’s too early to get tipsy.
$42.90 from LAZADA, www.lazada.sg
On ordinary days, this minimalist trio complete with mini spoons, wooden lids and tray will dole out chilli flakes, sugar cubes and grain mustard; but for a party, fill them with rainbow sprinkles, silver balls and chocolate drops.
$59 from Mondays Off, 76 Haji Lane. www.mondays-off.com
CARDBOARD TIERED CAKE STAND
Who said pretty partyware has to be expensive? Doll up that dinner table with cupcakes and cookies on this eye-catching and lightweight cardboard tiered stand. Minimal assembly required.
$4.90/$5.90 from Gifts Greetings, #04-07 nex, 23 Serangoon Central. Tel: 6634 2283
GAMAGO SUNGLASSES BAG CLIPS
Put those sunnies on” ¦your bag of chips. Pull out a deck chair, put your feet up and chill in the garden (or balcony). When you’re done munching, these dishwasher safe clips will keep the snacks fresh.
$8.90 for a set of 4, from Gifts Greetings, #04-07 nex, 23 Serangoon Central. Tel: 6634 2283
TYPHOON KIDS KITCHEN TURTLE FAMILY BOWL & SIEVE
This armoured creature ain’t no slowpoke. It’s quick to transform into a bowl with a non-slip base and large lip for easy pouring. When not basking on your table top, it’ll help you sift flour and wash vegetables.
$21.80 from LAZADA, www.lazada.sg
TASTE EXPLOSION GRENADE SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS
This monochrome pair will blast your food with flavour. Made from porcelain, they’re dishwasher and microwave safe, and hold up to 100ml each.
$25/set from LAZADA, www.lazada.sg
HOGWILD ANIMAL CHOPSTICKS
Practise your hand-eye-food-mouth coordination skills with this colourful herd. They come in four styles: dino, farm, zoo and fish. Dishwasher safe too.
$5.90 each from Gifts Greetings, #04-07 nex, 23 Serangoon Central. Tel: 6634 2283
DINO ALARM SERVIETTES
No prehistoric party will be complete without these paper napkins. Bring the land giants back from extinction–but stay on your guard: they’re watching you.
$5.90 for a pack of 16 napkins, from Gifts Greetings, #04-07 nex, 23 Serangoon Central. Tel: 6634 2283
EXE CARVED CANDLES
We can’t bring ourselves to light the wicks on these intricately carved raven candles. One is an amazing likeness of a bulldog’s head, while the other, a handsome unicorn. They’ll do well in one of those black-themed parties, or Halloween in general.
$50/$80 from Mondays Off, 76 Haji Lane. www. mondays-off.com
ICE CREAM VAN WITH CUPS
Ring, ring! It’s a sweet treat delivery! Each paper vehicle contains 12 icecream cups and spoons–bring out your dinner bell and steer any celebration towards fun!
$20.50 from My Party Boutique, www.mypartyboutique.com.sg