4.24.2013

EASY.peasy.GIFT.idea.


I typically don't like to show up to places empty handed. Whether it's a house warming, or dinner at a friends house it's nice to be a gracious guest and bring something to say thank you.  As things have been a little tighter around here I'm always on the look out for fabulous and affordable diy gifts. These little succulent plants are it. Especially for spring. 
Succulents- $1 each
Pot- $0.79 each
Potting soil- $2.50 for one huge bag
Rocks- $3.50 for one huge bag

These babies are literally around $3 each. 



 Of course I had to add a little embellishment to make it a little special.






Do you have any go to gifts?

26 comments:

  1. I'm the same way. This is so cute and you know that I adore your little cuckoo clock tag!

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  2. Love these! Such a perfect gift. I want to gift it to myself though... lol.

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  3. I'm with Tiffany I want to gift myself tons of these!

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  4. So great! I've always wanted a cute little succulent! This is a fab gift idea!
    ~Sara
    Sincerely, Sara

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  5. These are absolutely adorable! I never show up empty handed and gifts usually range from wine, flowers to a basket of something personal I know they will enjoy (homemade bath salts in their favorite fragrance, candles + spa related stuff, or baked goodies.) It depends on how much I am able to spend at the moment xo

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  6. Lovely! I know anyone up here should be super grateful for a bit of green in their home!

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  7. I like it - this is a really good gift. Wine has always been my last minute emergency gift of choice.

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  8. I am a sucker for succulents - these are so pretty the way that you wrapped them up!

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  9. you're such a sweet guest. I love this idea, especially since it's a gift that the host can keep instead of flowers that will die soon. I need to some up with a little gift for my friend's bridal shower and we were thinking of a little potted plant. would love to add lace or ribbon like you did!
    -- jackiejade.blogspot.com
    -- $50 Amazon Giftcard Giveaway

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  10. That is a great idea and it is hard to kill those suckers even if you forget to water them
    I should know, I have a brown thumb
    Love this
    Brett

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  11. I love that you added rocks. I'm working my own version of these little guys-and now I'm going to add some rocks and a lovely link back to you!

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  12. Adorbs!! I got a succulent as a bday present once and I'll never forget it! I thought it was so unique and lasted much longer than flowers! (Yes, I eventually killed a succulent).

    Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

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  13. Such a thoughtful idea! Love the shabby chic embellishments!

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  14. This is so cute!!! I am loving your blog!
    Your dog is the cutest btw.:)
    Claudia P. from Toronto
    http://claudiapersi.blogspot.ca/

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  15. Such an adorable gift! Succulents are my fave and they are so easy to keep alive ;)

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  16. Some that I've made myself like cookies. But plants are a great idea. Thanks for posting the photos and feel free to drop by me too soon.

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  17. I love these!! I could have picked these out from a line-up and guessed they were yours :) I think this is such a fabulous gift- I mean its pretty, and alive! It doesn't get better than that. I love giving cookies in a beautiful plate.....or container. That is my go to.

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  18. Love this idea! Something living that will last! I'll do this next time instead of our usual bottle of wine or baked goods :)

    - Dale

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  19. That is such a great idea. I may have to use it!

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  20. I love these little plants - warning: you can overwater them and then their leaves plump up with all the water and die. Yes, there is a way to kill these and I figured it out :/ Anyway, love your blog! Been reading for a little while now xo
    xo
    The Fashionable ESQ (Esquire)
    http://www.thefashionableesq.blogspot.com/

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