Mad About Plaid Women's Theme

Mad About Plaid
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted November 17, 2015



Spiritual Application

This theme revolves around getting our lives on track for the Lord - making "straight paths"  (Hebrews 12:13). 

This can make a great fall or winter theme using plaid decor.
 

Theme Verse Suggestions


And make straight paths for your feet...  Hebrews 12:13

Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.  Proverbs 4:26


Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

In a Straight Line by Julia

More Devotionals by Julia


Alternative Theme Titles

Mad About Plaid

A Dab of Plaid

Clad in Plaid

Cozy and Plaid

Fab & Plaid

Fine Lines

Get it Straight

Glad in Plaid

It's a Plaid, Plaid World

Just Add Plaid

Lined Up

Plaid is Rad

Plaid Party

Plaid-a-Plenty

Plaid-itudes

Stripes and Plaids Party

Walk the Line


Decorating

Color:  any

For a fall or winter theme--Have a basket of plaid throws to grab and keep warm.

Plaid pillows and throws

Plaid rag garlands

Plaid pennant banners

Plaid rag wreath

Display plaid shirts and scarves.

Check thrift stores for plaid clothing to use foro decor.

Use washi tape to make plaid designs for walls or for frames.

Need to decorate a bulletin board?  Use plaid fabric or wrapping paper for a background.

Use arrows in combination with plaid to emphasize "straight" lines.

Use plaid tablecloths.

Use plaid wrapping paper as a table runner.

Use a plaid throw as a table cover.

Tie vases or mason jars with plaid ribbon for centerpieces. 

Cover cans with plaid wrapping paper or scrapbook paper to hold centerpieces. 

Use plaid scrapbook paper sheets under centerpieces.


Music

Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us  (Dorothy A. Thrupp)

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus  (Helen H. Lemmel)

Just a Closer Walk with Thee

I Have Decided to Follow Jesus

Follow On  (William O. Cushing)


Favors

Wrap any favor in plaid.

Use small plaid bags to hold favors.

Add a plaid ribbon to any favor. 

Plaid socks (Check for Christmas socks in plaid)

Mugs with a plaid design

Wrap a chocolate candy bar in plaid wrapping paper and tie up with ribbon.

Plaid coffeecozies

Plaid hand warmers

See my blog for creative favor ideas.


Door Prizes

Plaid wrapped gift

Plaid bow topped gift

Package of Walkers brand cookies (They are packaged in red plaid.)

Plaid hat or beanie

Plaid scarf

Plaid gloves

Plaid lap blanket or throw

Plaid tablecloth

Plaid pillow

Set of plaid dish or tea towels

Set of plaid press-on nail art

Plaid tin filled with goodies

Smuckers jam gift set (Okay the lids are more check than plaid but still cute.)

Anything with plaid

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips


Just for Fun

Have everyone wear plaid (and stripes if you want)

Give a prize to the most unique plaid outfit or the person that is wearing the most plaid.

Do a group craft using plaid shirts.  (Go thrifting for them!) 

You can make coffee cozies, small pillows, fabric coasters, hand warmers, small tote bags, Christmas ornaments, etc. 

Do a group craft using plaid fabric strips. 

Have a group of card-making ladies?  Make cards using plaid scrapbook papers. 

Have a plaid fashion show.

Use plaid washi tape on printed items such as invitations, etc.


Food and Serving

Serve soups, chili, or something warming for a winter get-to-gether.

Ask in your group to see if anyone has any plaid thermoses to donate to use.  Fill with coffee, hot cocoa, or soup to serve. 

Ask in your group to see if anyone has any plaid lunchboxes to donate to use.  Fill with sandwiches or snacks to serve. 

Plaid serving ware (cups, napkins, plates--you can get paper supplies in plaid at most party stores) 

Ask around in your group to see if anyone has any plaid plates, platters, etc. 

Cover cans with plaid wrapping paper or scrapbook paper to hold silverware.

Serve Chex trail mix. 

Hospitality in Women's Ministry


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Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
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See my Plaid Theme Pinterest Board for more ideas!


Plaid Party Ideas Pinterest Board

This theme is geared for you to take a few ideas for a small meeting or take several for a larger event. These are suggestions for you to build upon.  Be creative...Julia


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