24 Ways To Have The Ultimate Burns Night Supper

Make the 25th of January the best yet.

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1. Recycle Tartan wreathes from Christmas to decorate the house.

Tip via the How To Home.

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2. Use a tartan blanket as a table-cloth.

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3. Accessorize with a beautiful vintage thistle brooch.

On Etsy.

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4. If you don’t have access to heather, you can buy wild heather easily online.

Like here.

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5. Go vintage with your tartan.

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6. For a more subtle approach, try tartan nails.

See the tutorial here.

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7. Or these Robert Burns cufflinks.

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8. Get kids involved with “Burns For Wee Folk”.

Buy it on Amazon.

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9. Make a Haggis splatter painting.

Directions here.

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10. Or craft pompom thistles.

Directions here.

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11. Make sure you know the order of ceremonies.

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BBC have a really helpful guide here.

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12. Raise a dram with a Bobby Burns cocktail.

Find the recipe here.

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13. Or try one of these delicious whisky cocktails.

Like The Mac Daddy, The Highlander or a Royal Balmoral Punch.

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14. Decorate the bottles on the table with these printable kilts.

Via here.

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15. Wrap cutlery in tartan ribbons - or napkins.

Buy some online here.

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16. Branch out with Venison or Three Bird Haggis.

Available from supermarkets, and also online.

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17. Or try a home-made vegetarian alternative.

From left to right. Vegetarian Haggis (recipe), Vegetarian Haggis Stuffed Mushrooms (recipe), Vegan Haggis (recipe)

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18. If you’re not keen on haggis, try Cock-a-Leekie soup.

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If you’re vegetarian, you can make Mock a Leekie soup. Find the recipe here. And there’s a 5:2 diet-friendly recipe here.

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19. For dessert, what about a Cranachan cupcake?

Find a recipe here.

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20. Or how about a twist on a trifle?

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Find the recipe for a Tipsy Laird Trifle here.

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21. Or just make your own tablet.

Find the recipe here.

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22. And of course a Scottish cheeseboard is a must.

This one is made up of Loch Arthur Cheddar, Criffel, Lanark Blue and Carola.

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23. Print out these useful diagrams to keep everyone organized.

Available here

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24. And for a parting gift, what could be better than Tunnocks’ origami (red red) roses.


Found out how here.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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