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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Giveaway: SucculentLOVE Centerpiece!

How gorgeous is this?  Featured on Daily Candy, ReadyMade, CNBC, The Knot magazine, and at the Unique LA show, SucculentLOVE designs are all the rage.  As beautiful as flowers but they live forever, and even better, they come packaged as a cute kit -including the gorgeous planter- for you and your little one to assemble together.  A little dose of modern lovely for your home!

For the Prudent Baby Craft Bazaar and Holiday Giveaway Bonanza we are giving away one Round.About SucculentLOVE kit, including the gorgeous cement planter, the plants, the soil, and everything you need to care for your creation.  It even comes with a photo and step by step instructions on how to assemble.  And because it's designed by Kelly, you know it is stunning.  It will arrive after the holidays, a little new year's treat!

You don't need to have a green thumb to give this luscious SucculentLOVE kit a home, but you do need to live in the US.

Just leave a comment telling us your funniest black-thumb moment.  For example, once I grew a tomato.  A single tomato.  It was supposed to be cherry tomatoes on a vine.  I cared for it all season.  It grew one tiny cherry tomato and I made my husband cut it in half and eat it with me on a bed of greens.  I called it a salad.

Spread the word on Facebook, Twitter or your blog and if you do, leave another comment here letting us know for an extra chance to win!

On Tuesday, December 22nd at midnight CT we will close the entries and select a winner using

And don't forget to enter all the current giveaways listed up there in the right corner, including the M Sartin neck cuff which ends at midnight tonight!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

i kill every basil plant i touch

December 16, 2009 at 11:00 AM  
Blogger Felice said...

once i had a cactus named Togejiro. he was named after a cactus in an anime movie that talked and hopped around. he had purple flowers, and i had no idea if cacti needed water or what, so he shed all his flowers and died.

December 16, 2009 at 11:46 AM  
Blogger ErikaKay said...

Yay!! I love Kelly and her blog...and her cuppies and her suculents! Lovely prize. Thanks!

December 16, 2009 at 1:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This past summer, I grew 25 tomato plants. At the end of the season, I tallied my total of tomatoes produced-50 cherry tomatoes. :) And yes--I do plan on trying again next year! (Hopefully with better results!)

December 16, 2009 at 1:20 PM  
Blogger Heidi said...

I once spent four months watering a seed and little sprouting in a tiny pot. I thought it was a radish and wanted to eat it at the end of the growing season. When I finally determined it big enough to eat, I dug up the plant... only discover it was just a weed I'd been taking care of the whole time! So disappointing!

December 16, 2009 at 1:59 PM  
Blogger Mommy of three said...

Oh, how beautiful this is!!!! It would be perfect in my sunny home office/school room/craft room/library.

This year my squash plants gave me a few beautiful specimens and then all turned powdery white, shriveled up and died. Bummer.

December 16, 2009 at 2:41 PM  
Blogger Mommy of three said...

Just posted this on my Facebook page. I am o happy you are doing this giveaway because I love Succulent Designs.
Thanks, Greta

December 16, 2009 at 2:51 PM  
Blogger Anu said...

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December 16, 2009 at 3:16 PM  
Blogger Anu said...

amazing. difficult as it may be, i have recently killed a number of cacti and succulents. hopefully i can win this one to redeem myself to the plant gods!

December 16, 2009 at 3:17 PM  
Blogger Rainbow Gardens said...

When we moved here from England to CA I was determined to have a lovely engish vegetable garden. Our first summer was hot with temps regularly reaching 110! As I was digging in the rock hard soil with sweat literally pouring off of me I glanced over at my then 3 and 1 year old... they were bright red! We gave up and only put in a few plants that were burned up by the sun heat, therefore yielding a harvest of zero! We have since learned that it is best to dig the garden in the winter!!

December 16, 2009 at 4:23 PM  
Blogger Inspired Designs by Teresa said...

I bought lucky bamboo thinking that even I could remember to fill the vase with water about once a month. But of course, I didn't, and that was pretty unlucky for those bamboo!

December 16, 2009 at 7:56 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

My worst was finding a chicken laying her eggs in my compost pile. Or maybe that should be my best?!

December 16, 2009 at 8:08 PM  
Blogger megan marie said...

ever try to grow an avocado plant from an avocado pit? i have tried at least 30 times and they NEVER ever take root like they should. it makes me sad, since my dream is to someday own a tasty avocado tree!

December 16, 2009 at 8:21 PM  
Anonymous mab said...

When I was in middle school I convinced my mom to let me get a plant for my room. It was an aloe vera plant. All went well until one day I realized I hadn't watered it in awhile. Then, I realized I hadn't seen it in awhile. I began digging through the pile of junk on my desk and discovered the squished dead plant under a pile of books.

But, if I win this, I promise not to let it become a book stand!

Thanks for the great giveaways!

December 16, 2009 at 9:50 PM  
Blogger becky said...

I house sat for my mother-in-law for 2 weeks and killed 3 out of her 11 plants. I also watered one of her plastic plants.. it looked so real. shame!

December 16, 2009 at 10:49 PM  
Blogger Maura said...

Oh my black thumb is legend in my family. I think the only thing I've had success with is a Christmas Cactus!

December 17, 2009 at 4:44 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

I love succulents! Unfortunately, my black thumb story has to do with succulents. A professor of mine gave me a jade plant. It was from his mother's plant. I took great care of it; it tripled in size and I looked forward to a long life. It moved across the country with me as well. When I found out I was moving back again and would likely be flying with no way to take care of my plant, I began to neglect it. Turns out we drove back but it was too late for my little guy.

December 17, 2009 at 7:35 AM  
Blogger Sangeetha said...

Every rose plant--- I buy atleast 4 a year and they never have given me one flower to date

December 17, 2009 at 8:08 AM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

These are gorgeous, perfect for San Diego style! Love them!

December 17, 2009 at 10:40 AM  
Blogger Hannah said...

er...i just started with some live plants in my cute little house...but it got super cold, and my heat is broken so they all died :(

December 17, 2009 at 11:20 AM  
Blogger Dawn&Brian said...

Tried pumpkins once when we lived in a big city...bad idea...miles and miles of vines overtook the driveway!!

December 17, 2009 at 12:18 PM  
Blogger PumpkinFreckles said...

ONE black thumb moment?! Huh? I like to buy orchids that have lost their blooms and try to persuade them into blooming again. While I've had some success, recently I bought one that had a disease and it killed itself along with three otherwise healthy orchids! Good grief.

December 17, 2009 at 12:47 PM  
Blogger Eve said...

My black thumb moments are all a blur - there are too many to count. I gave up on plants a long time ago. But this looks like something I could handle!

December 17, 2009 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger April said...

where do i sign up??

December 17, 2009 at 3:56 PM  
Anonymous Amanda Stinnett said...

I ABSOLUTELY have a black thumb. I've already killed my christmas cactus. How's that for a gardening nightmare?

December 17, 2009 at 4:22 PM  
Blogger Marielle said...

I don't even have fake plants in my house. Well, the little plastic Christmas tree has survived for longer than I've been alive but not sure it counts.

December 17, 2009 at 4:28 PM  
Anonymous michelle woo said...

I once had a cute little cactus but I pricked myself one too many times and had to get rid of it. Needless to say, I LOVE soft succulents.

December 17, 2009 at 4:41 PM  
Anonymous Monica N said...

My husband and I planted a garden all from seeds. Weeks went by and we had cucumber, chard and lettuce plants. One day something attacked the cucumbers and they all got diseased. Pulled them up. The lettuce bolted. Pulled them up. The chard is still going strong and are now keeping the new brussels sprouts, broccoli and onions company.

Thanks for the giveaway, I love succulent love, kelly is so talented.

December 17, 2009 at 4:55 PM  
Blogger DieselMonkey said...

all of my plant stories are black thumb stories...and they aren't funny. i kill every plant i try to grow. even the ones given to me that "you can't kill"....

December 18, 2009 at 11:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When my boyfriend and I first moved in I thought growing our own herbs would be a genius idea. So I put all my pots out on the balcony and figured I'd just let nature do it's thing. Not so much, the next time I went out to grab some basil the whole lot was dried up to super crispiness. Too much sun, apparently.

December 18, 2009 at 12:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Also posted this on my blog!

December 18, 2009 at 12:06 PM  
Blogger Amy H. said...

Ok so I had this grand idea of having a vegetable garden. I had my Hubby out there with me plowing a small patch in our back yard. He took me and we spent god knows how much on all the essentials and other fun things like pink planting gloves! Spent a whole weekend outside, got serious sunburn. Then a week into my cute little garden, I went outside to pick weeds and water it, when it happened. I HUGE black racer snake slide across my feet! I was out, done, finito and within a week of the Florida summer everything was dead.


December 18, 2009 at 2:00 PM  
Blogger livi said...

I had a similar experience with strawberries. We planted 3 plants, received one strawberry. me and my fiance shared it. I guess we planted the squash too close and they completely took over :( I think succulents are a bit tougher to kill.

December 20, 2009 at 5:42 PM  
Blogger idroda said...

Many years ago, as a new gardener, I spent hours and hours one February patiently and carefully weeding clover from a flower bed. Some time later that spring my husband said, I wonder where all the poppies are? Arrgh!

December 22, 2009 at 6:52 PM  
Anonymous montreal florist said...

It's plant but lovely and pretty for centerpiece. The best thing is that long long times we can enjoy it.

February 24, 2010 at 8:46 AM  

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