Monday, July 6, 2009

Cactus Monday

Another Monday has rolled in and this week I have created a special "cool" bbq planter.(-: The cactus were already planted in the bbq but I added the "cool" part the other day. My husband brought me home a box of broken safety glass because he knew I could figure out something to do with it. I sure did. Check this out...

Doesn't it look like ice? I picked it up with my bare hands so really its not sharp and dangerous. I wouldn't walk on it but its ok for a planter(-:
Now, don't you feel cooler?(-:


Next is a Rat Tail on a chair.


And a rat tail in a old pitcher.


Enjoy your day and don't forget to swing by and check out the other Cactus Monday participants at our hostess with the mostest Teri

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25 comments:

Peonies & Magnolias said...

Love the glass in your bbq and the way it makes your cactus look. Fantastic idea.

Sandy

Teri C said...

You are SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO creative! This is just awesome!!!!!!!!!!!


HCM!

soulbrush said...

these are fabadabadoo, that first one made me gasp till i realized what it was...whew...and that pitcher is amazing. what beauty. happy cactus monday fellow cactuteer.

Crafty Gardener said...

I'll take a box of that shattered glass please :)
Love the combination of the the "ice" and the cactus that grow in a hot climate.
That rat tail cactus is fascinating.

keewee said...

Cindee, the glass sure does add an unusual touch.

Lisa at Greenbow said...

I absolutely love the contrast of the Ice and fire in your former cooker. It is a perfect set up. The rat tail is interesting too.

Outside In said...

Love the glass with the cactus, you are very creative! HCM!

creekside rummager said...

Love cactus monday. The first pic looks like sea foam. Nice of your husband to bring you fun stuff to create with. And you are So creative.

marianne said...

Wow! It sure looks like ice!
What a great idea!
HCM!

Aunt Debbi/kurts mom said...

That is such a great idea. Would look great in an old metal cooler.

Margaret Ann said...

You are amazing...So very clever and what a show stopper for sure! Have you every thought of putting togeter a little book of your ideas...they are really something! HCM! :)

Ellie Mae's Cottage said...

You go girl!! The bbq planter with the "ice" is a FANTASTIC idea! -Jackie

Marilyn Jones said...

Cindee! I love what you do with your cacti. The ice bucket bbq is fantastic! I agree with Margaret that you should put a book together of your ideas.

lynn'sgarden said...

Haha, Cindee, that does look COOL! Does that cactus bloom?

Amelia said...

How creative! It does look like ice! :)

Shabby Cottage Collectibles said...

Just don't know what I might see when I visit your blog! Cute idea! Have a wonderful week, ESther

Kathleen said...

That is amazing. It absolutely looks like ICE! You so rock the container world.

CiNdEe said...

Hi Peonies and Magnolias,
Thanks for the comment! HCM!

Hi Teri,
Thank You! I hope you had a great CM!

Hi soulbrush,
Thanks!HCM to you too!!!

Hi Crafty Gardener,
I still have some glass left!(-: I will ship it to you right away. Watch for a box marked Box'O'Glass! I am sure the Customs Peeps will love it!!LOL

Hi keewee,
I thought it was a different twist too! Thanks for stopping by! HCM!

Hi Lisa at Greenbow,
Thanks! HCM to you!!!

Hi Outside In,
Thank You(-: HCM!!!!

Hi creekside rummager,
Thanks! My husband does think of me when he sees a box of junk...LOL

Hi Marianne,
Thank You it does look like ice to me too!!(-:

Hi Aunt Debbie,
That is a great idea. I still have enough to do something else. An old cooler is perfect. Now to find one. I think there is one around here somewhere...(-:

Hi Margaret Ann,
Thank You(-: I have never thought of a book.(-: I am sure there are more folks out there with better ideas though(-: I just love having fun(-:

Hi Ellie Maes Cottage,
Thank You(-: It sure does look refreshing on a hot day!!(-:

Hi Marilyn Jones,
Thanks for stopping by. Glad you enjoyed the bbq planter(-:

Hi Lynns Garden,
Yes the cactus does bloom and I think it is due to bloom pretty soon. Won't that be pretty? I will take pictures when it does!!!

Hi Shabby Cottage Collectibles,
Thanks! I always try and have fun with my blog(-:

Hi Kathleen,
Thanks for stopping by!

CiNdEe said...

Hi Amelia,
Thanks! I am happy you liked the bbq planter too(-:

The Japanese Redneck said...

Another neat idea. Great contrast in hot/cold. Ramona

yoon see said...

These are some candid shots of cactus:)
HCM!

ncshabbybeach said...

Love the cacti on ice...that is the greatest!
Carrie

flowergardengirl said...

Yes, I do feel cooler and it looks so pretty. I thought it was ice.

Julie said...

Hey Cindy...sorry it has taken me so long to get here for Cactus Monday ...long past now! Been on a trip and dependant on slow internet providers at hotels...a bother...but just want to say how cool this planter is with the "ice" glass in it...you are right it does cool me down just looking at it...it was a genius idea!!!

siteseer said...

That 'ice' does give it a cool feel. Good idea, looks like you have a lot of them.