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Recycling To The Rescue!

Last weekend we were invited to a July 4th BBQ.  In addition to bringing my favorite pasta salad, I wanted to bring our hostess a baby jade plant.  My jade plant is absolutely huge and is producing baby plants at a rapid rate!  Since I didn't have a small pot for it, I headed to the recycle bin.  
That's right, an aluminum can, wrapped in scrapbook paper, makes a great little planter!  I 'dressed-it-up' with a piece of jute tied into a bow, and this little plant was ready to go.

It doesn't get any easier than that!
If you'd like one, send me your address.  I have a few more!

Now, before you ask about that pasta salad.  No worries, I'll share that recipe soon.  There's still plenty of summer -  and summer parties left!  

Have a great week everyone.  Don't forget to follow, pin, share!  

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  1. What a great idea and a lovely gift! Thanks for sharing your ideas at the Pleasures of the NW's DIY party!

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    1. Thank you, Helen. I always love visiting Pleasures of the Northwest!

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    1. Thank you, Teodora. I'm so glad you stopped by!

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  3. What a cute and thoughtful hostess gift! It's wonderful that your jade plant can be divided and given away to friends and family -- I'm sure your friend appreciated it.
    Carol ("Mimi") from Home with Mimi

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    1. Thank you, Mimi. My jade plant is turning into a monster! LOL Let me know if you want a piece...
      So glad you stopped by!

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  4. I love this idea. Simple, but makes a statement. Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best.

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    1. Thank you, Rhonda - glad you like it.
      Stop by again soon!

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  5. Good idea! It looks nice and is something we seem to always have available. :)

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    1. Very true...nothing like recycling the recyclables!
      Thanks for stopping by.

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    1. Thank you, Carol - glad you stopped by!

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  7. That's such a great little gift idea. I have a few fairly large Jade plants that are so easy to root to get more. I usually just give them away in a plastic cup - I'm thinking I need to up my gift giving game a little !

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    1. I'm sorry to put pressure on you to "up your game", but, let's be honest...it's only a can from the recycle bin!!! LOL
      Thanks for visiting the Cottage, Julie, come back again soon!

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  8. Love the idea! Thanks for sharing at The Blogger's Pit Stop! Roseann from www.thisautoimmunelife.com

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    1. Thank you, Roseann - happy to share!

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  9. What a thoughtful gift and it turned out so cute! Thanks for sharing @Vintage Charm!

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    1. Thanks, she did really like it!

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  10. Gorgeous! Such a simple and pleasant way to leave a lasting momento of your time together!
    Thank you,
    Bren
    Stainless Steel Straw Reviews

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    1. Thank you, Bren...and it's growing like crazy!!
      So glad you stopped by!

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