1. As a table runner or table cloth
2. As a backdrop for display areas
3. To create a makeshift "photo booth"
The Table Runner
The Backdrop"vintage nesting" baby shower used remnants of fabric to make table runners, tablecloths for buffet tables and backdrops for display areas.
Elephant Dessert Buffet (it's actually wrapping paper, which could be used as an alternative to fabric in all three of these cases).
The Photo Boothhere.
For some expert tips on making your own photo booths for a party, visit this post from the Hostess of the Mostess blog.
this blog post talks about the use of chalkboards in photo booths. SO cute!