Mother’s Day gift is created with a few container alterations.
pocketful of fun
Repositioned from a backside to the side of a tin container, this denim
pocket, clipped from a well-worn pair of jeans, offers a clever, playful
way to incorporate gifts and greeting cards into fresh floral
For Mother’s Day, we’ve arranged a gorgeous collection of novelty roses
and coordinating carnations, along with a column of clipped bear grass
for flair, into a galvanized planter. The denim pocket, simply hot-glued
to the vessel, holds a greeting card and a gift that moms are sure to
love. While a small iPod or MP3 player is a great gift for tech-savvy
moms, others may prefer more traditional presents, such as theater
tickets, gift cards, or paperback books.
This notion easily adapts to all kinds of other occasions as well.
Harvest additional pockets from your worn-out supplies and those of your
staff, and shop thrift stores for more affordable finds.
MATERIALS: ‘High and Magic’ roses
from Royal Flowers; bear grass from The Sun Valley Group; carnations,
greeting card and denim pocket from favorite suppliers; Tin Square
Recycled container from Syndicate Sales; Oasis® Hot-Melt Glue from
Cut a pocket from an old or thrift-store pair of denim jeans. Trim neatly
around the pocket, leaving enough fabric above it, so the denim can
be adhered to the container. Fold the top portion of the denim over
the rim, and hot-glue the fabric to the planter.
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