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« on: May 08, 2011 03:45:57 PM »

My mother has HUGE flower gardens and she likes to take me on garden tours, but
there's so many different flowers now, she's forgetting the names. So for Mother's
Day, I made her plant markers that will last. She's tried many different things that
didn't work. These are made from mini blinds, and a bed spring that we cut up.
The labels are vinyl labels made using a Brother PC label printer.
...This is a bigger project than I thought. Since I couldn't remember all the plants she
has, I gave her these and so I'll make more each time I visit. Oh, and she really liked them

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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2011 04:05:05 PM »

What a great idea!  I love the recycling aspect of it, too!
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2011 05:13:49 PM »

These look wonderful -- I never would have guessed they were made from mini blinds!  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2011 06:49:48 AM »

Great job! They are wonderful.  You wouldn't hardly know they were recycled either.  They look so professionally done.
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2011 08:55:21 PM »

Thanks - I have tried permanent marker, but ironically, it's only temporary. There's still MANY more to make...and there's always blinds to be found! Have an awesome day Smiley
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