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This week I hosted a brunch for a group of ladies. I wanted to make it really special because these are the ladies who lead the womens' ministry at our church. (Sidenote: If you live in Hays County, you are cordially invited to join us at PINK which meets Friday mornings from 9:15-11:30 for 10 weeks beginning September 7th. Sign up HERE)
For the past couple of years I have been fascinated by succulents and have been patiently waiting for an opportunity to do something creative with them. This brunch was the perfect occasion. I took my time and watched for a good deal on purchasing the plants. (If you are an exceptional planner you could groom your own clippings for this project instead of purchasing, but I'm not that great of a planner) I found a six pack of varied succulents at HEB for only $7.98 . They were tiny but that was exactly what I wanted. Unfortunately I cannot find them at HEB anymore but they are available at local garden stores as well.
I already had a bag of Miracle Grow Cactus/Succulent Potting Soil in our barn so that made the project even easier. Then, I just needed to find containers for the plants. I found this four pack of short wide mouthed mason jars at Target for only $4.99. I knew I truly found a good deal when I ran across the exact same four pack at Hobby Lobby for $14.99. Target for the win this time!
It was pretty effortless assembling the plants. I ended up using a tablespoon to fill the jars with the soil because the opening