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Wednesday
Apr182012

{DIY} When Your Parents Get Their Martha On

We had my parents in for Easter weekend. I baked  a ham. We ate lots of cheese. I went shopping with my mom (new work clothes were MUCH needed) and my dad and The Candyman went to a plane museum and ate cheeseburgers.

My mom and dad brought us the cutest little DIY projects they made. I shouldn’t be surprised though. My parents have always had the DIY things going on. My mom knits and sews and crotchets and shit. My dad is like McGuyver mixed with the guy from This Old House. He does things right, but he’s been known to get, uh….creative…with his projects. Leave him alone in the garage for too long and the next thing you know he’s built a whole closet contraption thing that’s on pulleys. If he borrows your shovel, he’ll clean it sharpen it, paint it and customize it with your name before he gives it back to you. And you think I’m exaggerating. Just ask him, he’ll teach you how to DIY all day long.

My mom made me a little bath pouf tree.

She said it might be a cute idea as a blog post. I think she’s right. How cute would these be at a little shower, all lined up in cute colors, or all in white – inexpensive too, right?

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Tiny terra cotta pots

Craft Moss

Floral Foam (also called Oasis)

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Bath Poufs

Green Crepe Paper

Craft Sticks

Strong Glue Dots

The hardest part will be wrapping the stick with crepe paper and sticking it into the pouf. Use a strong glue dot or three to keep the pouf attached. It won’t have to hold forever, just long enough to be cute!

OK, so check out what my dad made for us!

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He printed wedding pictures from off the blog (!) as well as one of my mom and printed them on transfer paper. Then he hollowed out some eggs, AIRBRUSHED them and then added on the pictures and the little Easter bit. I have no idea how he made these, but  aren’t they sweet? Since each egg has a little hole at the top and bottom, I’m going to run some ribbon through them and make them into Christmas ornaments!! How fun will that be? I’m totally gonna get my crafty Martha on!

And now it just hits me – it’s clear I was born to DIY. It’s in my blood.

Wednesday
Jul202011

See What’s Blooming with BloemBox!

So I saw BloemBox in the temporary exhibits in Atlanta and thought their presentation was just super-sweet, so I had to share! My brain was screaming at me: FAVORS! BRIDAL SHOWER! BABY SHOWER! CUTE! Sometimes it’s difficult to speak/think when my head is so freakin’ loud, but the folks at BloemBox didn’t seem to mind me gushing over their cute little boxes of seed love. Not one bit. They were super-duper friendly. Check it out:

  

I think we’ve all seen little seed favors before, but look how totally adorable this presentation is! I love the little Lucite stands! You could hang these from little wish trees as favors too! The boxed goodies come with a single silk blossom on top of each box. Inside you’ll find one 15' biodegradable, plantable tissue paper seed ribbon that grows into the blossom shown on top of each box! 

  

The smallest size are the little tins on the right and came as shown and filled with seeds of the corresponding flower on top. They come packaged as a set of 6 for $39. There are countless floral and even veggies to choose from! Oh, and even edible flowers, which I think is super cool! The slightly larger box that comes with the seed ribbon is $99 for a set of 6.

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 BloemBox also offers large bulb kits, boxed sachets, organic seed mats, perennials, herbs and so much more! The color combinations are endless!

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To top it all off, they offer personalized tags for any of their product offerings! You can get up o 9 sets (54 tags) for $35. Each additional set of 6 is $1.20 after that. And how nice was it for the man to hold this sign for me?

So check out BloemBox now! You can totally order right on their website. How convenient is that? Love it.

*This is not a sponsored post. This is just a product I think it cool and want to share.