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pookeylou
05-10-2004, 12:22 AM
Once it fell over in a storm it became cracked. So you can no longer burn anything in it.

So I decided to use it as a planter...

http://images6.fotki.com/v74/photos/1/105603/906687/2004_0509Image0049-th.jpg

I put impatients in the bottom (they love shade) and geraniums and petunias in the top.

Neosoul
05-10-2004, 03:41 AM
Great job Pookey.

uzuri
05-10-2004, 02:24 PM
Smart thinking!

pookeylou
05-10-2004, 05:20 PM
Here is what I did with some old buttons and silk flowers.

I made my "Pookey Puff Holders" out of "ouchless headbands and added buttons or flowers to them so that they hold my puff secure. Just sew a shank style button (that's the easiest) or a flower to the headband until it is secure.

http://images5.fotki.com/v73/photos/1/105603/906687/DSCF0078-1-th.jpg

Here is how to put it on:

Grab both ends and wrap from behind:

http://images5.fotki.com/v72/photos/1/105603/906687/DSCF0092-th.jpg

Bring both hands to the front:

http://images5.fotki.com/v72/photos/1/105603/906687/DSCF0095-th.jpg

Then loop one end over the button (or flower)...

http://images5.fotki.com/v68/photos/1/105603/906687/DSCF0096-th.jpg

Its a great way to recycle buttons or flowers or stretched out headbands.


http://images5.fotki.com/v73/photos/1/105603/906687/DSCF0093-th.jpg

Laquita
05-10-2004, 07:41 PM
:thumbsup Very creative :thumbsup

pookeylou
05-10-2004, 08:37 PM
Thanks ya'll. I need to hear some of your creative ideas for recycling too.

I just saw something on HGTV where they used damaged leather jackets to cover barstools!

RubyRedLove
05-13-2004, 02:10 PM
Nice idea for the planter and the headband.

YoGirlToo
05-13-2004, 07:24 PM
very creative!!! you have great ideas pookey!!!
i have to take pics, but i found some old clay flower pots and painted them, i paint baskets, paint old wooden boxes and paint them to make jewerly boxes.. my lastest project was painting designs on my mom's flower pot.

as u can see i love to paint. if i have a surface i will paint... infact, i'm about to paint a picture on rice paper using water color and goache(sp)

i also go to craft store and get flowers for my hair.. use scarves as belsts, necklaces, chokers


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pookeylou
05-15-2004, 05:34 PM
Originally posted by YoGirlToo@May 13 2004, 02:24 PM
very creative!!! you have great ideas pookey!!!
i have to take pics, but i found some old clay flower pots and painted them, i paint baskets, paint old wooden boxes and paint them to make jewerly boxes.. my lastest project was painting designs on my mom's flower pot.

as u can see i love to paint. if i have a surface i will paint... infact, i'm about to paint a picture on rice paper using water color and goache(sp)

i also go to craft store and get flowers for my hair.. use scarves as belsts, necklaces, chokers


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That is one thing I need to get into more.

I have painted an armoir. But I would love to get into more decorative painting.

Dang! I wish you had pics. I WANNN SEE!!!! :-)

flnatural
05-16-2004, 12:31 AM
Great ideas Pookey... :app