Slate is a timeless, stylish material which has been used for furnishings and home décor for centuries. Not only is it a robust material for house structures, flooring and worktops, it is also an extremely versatile product that can be shaped, designed on and crafted for Christmas.

Hanging Slate Decorations

Hanging Slate Decorations

Rinkit, the latest go-to retailer of high quality, great value homeware and gardenware, is proud of its broad range of slate products, which is why the online retailer has shared its top tips on how to use slate in homes this Christmas, including simple yet stylish ways to decorate your festive dining table, crafty ways to decorate your tree, how to give your presents a personalised touch, and more.

Slate Christmas tree decorations

Make your Christmas tree personal this year with hanging slate decorations. Available in eight different designs, including stars, Christmas trees, baubles, bells, crackers and more, doodle or write on the decorations and hang them on the tree for a truly homely and intimate feel. You could write your favourite quirky quotes on them, or even get the kids to sketch a fun drawing for a particularly special touch. Wipe them clean, and you can personalise them all over again year after year.

Slate place names

Give your Christmas dinner table place names a unique lift with hanging slate decorations. Grab some chalk and write your guests’ names on the decorations and hang them round a champagne glass or cracker. They can also be used as a unique alternative to napkin rings! Or why not be even more creative and give your cracker jokes a twist and write them on the slate decorations instead?

Slate Christmas gift/artwork

Give a completely original Christmas gift to your loved one this year with a hanging slate notice and menu board. For a one-off piece of artwork, write a festive message, a poem or quote in permanent chalk board pen, wrap it up tight and give to your loved one as a bespoke, crafty gift.

Slate present labels

Show your loved ones you care this Christmas with a personalised present label. Write your label message on a hanging slate decorations, available in eight different designs, and attach it to your gift as a unique gift tag. And with the ability to wipe the slate decorations clean, these can be re-used again and again every year.

Slate tableware

Go temporary this Christmas with square or heart shaped slate tableware. You can get your hands on a variety of coasters and placemats to dress your table, as well as platters for cheese and wine. You can also go all out with the slate look with a slate dinner table runner and slate candle tealight holders.

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