Gretchen's Beautiful Version of Sue's Hostess Gift

December 16th, 2008 in member junk     
CottageElements Lanette Lorsung, editor
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I put these jars in my Master Bath where they go perfectly.  
Closeup of the larger jar.  She put polished rocks, moss and paperwhites in it.  The outside has a square of etching and then a rusty No. 2.  She added the ribbon and rusty key as added embellishments.  Lovely . . .
I put these jars in my Master Bath where they go perfectly.  

I put these jars in my Master Bath where they go perfectly.  

What hostess wouldn't want to have this as a gift!  And to be personally hand done makes it extra special.  Thanks, Gretchen!  It's absolutely wonderful!

Pattern or design used: What to Bring the Hostess
posted in: member junk, seasonal, vintage, centerpiece, cottage, vase, glass, fabric, chic, jar, stone

Comments (7)

CottageElements writes: Gretchen, you commenting on Vacation??? What a devoted contributor you are! LOL. I actually didn't take the lids off until Monday so I hope they grow. I was checking them today, and I'm not so sure. I was like, "Grow @%#&* Grow"! (Not really but I sure felt like it). Have a great time in Florida and don't think of us here in the freezing cold!

Lani Posted: 6:57 pm on December 19th
MimiToria writes: I wasn't sure how they'd do, as I had the lid on them overnight the night before I gave them to you and probably shouldn't of. Your on top of things, Lani. Sorry for even questioning you.

Gretchen Posted: 7:38 pm on December 18th
CottageElements writes: Hi, Gretchen! I took the lids off and watered them right after the pictures were taken. Here's hoping my cats leave them alone (unlike the Poinsettias!)

Lani Posted: 8:57 am on December 17th
Gardenjunky writes:

This looks really nice. I bet it looks fabulous in your
bathroom. Man, that scale sure gets changed out a lot. Love
it. Gretchen did an awesome job on your gift. The green moss goes so well with your color scheme this year.

Carolyn Posted: 4:28 pm on December 16th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Oh wow these are so nice! What a great friend you got there. I'm loving all the details Gretchen included that say LANI.


Posted: 3:47 pm on December 16th
MimiToria writes: Take the covers off Lani. Fill up with water to the bottom of the paperwhites, and they should get going to bloom for you. I think they'll last quite a while.
I knew the embellishments had to be rusty for you. : ) Love your rust and industrial you have in your home.
Glad you liked this project. Enjoyed your party. You are a great hostess with the mostess.
Gretchen Posted: 1:36 pm on December 16th
georgiamoon writes: What a nice girl...and what a perfect gift! Love it, Georgia Posted: 12:20 pm on December 16th
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