Tuesday, September 27, 2011

30 Sucks Bouquet

Last week I came home to find a surprise box filled with martha stewart craft supplies. As someone who spends far too much time fondling craft supplies (I'm kinky like that), this was pretty much a dream come true.

Of course I wanted to try them right away and I had just the project. Completely inspired (or stolen!) by this project from sisters stuff that I ran into on pinterest, I got to work.

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I started with two Martha Stewart colors (cloud and holly berry), these fabulous Martha Stewart paint dauber tops (that meant I didn't need to use any paint brushes - yea!), a small clay pot, some floral foam, 2 inch helvetica sign stickers purchased at Staples and a mix of tootsie roll pops and dumdums.
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I did a very quick and rough first coat of the lighter shade on and let dry. Considered how little care and time I put in, I was happy with how it covered the clay and the color stayed true.

Using the sign stickers, I laid out the "30 sucks" around the clay pot.
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Then switched the dauber from the blue color to the red and covered the pot in this bright shade. I let dry and then removed the labels to reveal the blue underneath the leters.

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And there we are - a fun little surprise that will be left on a friends doorstep this week.

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Shhh - don't tell her!

19 comments:

  1. SO cute!  What a great idea...turning 30 did suck, but tell your friend that 32 is fabulous!

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  2. MrGWHunting10:13 AM

    That is rather kinky...lol 

    but...That's GOOD stuff!Rashon aka Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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  3. Michelle V10:16 AM

    LOVE IT!

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  4. MrsLimestone12:03 PM

    Hee hee - our minds can linger in the gutter together;)

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  5. robynpurdie12:29 PM

    so cute- love it! Have bookmarked it!

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  6. How funny! But 30 really isn't that bad. :)

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  7. Um - such a freaking fantastic idea!!!! 

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  8. Teresa10:32 PM

    Love it! Glad to hear 32 is fabulous: I'm there as of oct 15! I'm hoping it is a good year:). I want to try this project: maybe for my own little candy pot :).

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  9. www.astove.co.uk3:49 AM

    so cute!! must very happy when see this gift!

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  10. www.quictents.co.uk3:50 AM

    what a sweet idea!!

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  11. Jordan@the2seasons8:15 AM

    How cute and easy.  I have some friends hitting the 30 sucks so this will be a perfect something to make for them.  Thanks!

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  12. Alandval20113:14 PM

    That is too cute, I hope somebody will think to give me that for my 30th next year!  If not, I'll make it for myself!! ;)

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  13. Gosh, That's really cute!

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  14. This is a super cute/funny idea. 

    Jenny
    www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

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  15. Sunbun9994:18 PM

    Oh, honey, 30 sooooo does NOT suck! Ask me...I'm 59!

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  16. MrsLimestone5:29 PM

    Ha - I actually had a great 30th birthday. It was more of a joke.

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  17. Heather Goodwill6:29 PM

    I received a gift like this last year however it was filled in a mason jar! Your bouquet idea is equally as cool! Awesome blog!

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