Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Beef Bouquet

I wanted to share what I think is the cutest spin on a typical Valentines gift.
I came up with this Beef Bouquet three years ago while my husband and I were still dating. I wanted something extra special for him since Valentines is in all reality a girls holiday. My husband absolutely loved his gift so I thought I would make it again this year.
When I made this 3 years ago I had the florist make me a bouquet with the filler, wrapping and ribbon just minus the flowers then at my house I just stuffed in 12 pieces of jerky one by one. If you put it in a bundle or in a vase this is still the easiest way. If you want to try this and plan on using a vase a tip would be to glue or tape a skewer stick to the back of the jerky to give you some height. We added some ribbon to the vase to look like a tie rather then a typical bow.
I sure hope you enjoy my little manly twist on a valentines bouquet

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  1. What I HOOT! I just told my hubby about it and he said he LOVED it! Great idea! Thanks for linking! I'm going to be chuckling about this for a while. In fact, now I wish I hadn't told him about it because I would have done it. DRAT!

  2. Sheri I would still do it, it would be a fun suprise! And what man doesnt love a special delivery of Meat!

  3. What man doesn't like beef?? Thanks for auditioning for OMTWI! :)

  4. What man wouldn't love that!!! Great idea! :)

  5. This is fantastic!!! I'm making one of these for my hubby this year too, but with some of his fav candy too :) Thanks so much for linking this up to gettin' crafty on hump day! I really appreciate you all sticking with me with the new text linky :)

  6. Hi! Love this idea! I shared it with my readers here:


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  7. I am doing this!!! My husband will think I am the best wife ever! Maybe I will have it delivered to his work. his co-workers will be JEALOUS!!!! I am featuring this at somedaycrafts.blolgspot.com. Grab my "featured" button.

  8. You Ladies are awesome! We are so excited to be able to share this with you!

  9. This is so cute. Now, my husband LOVES spam, ummm I wonder about a Spam Bouquet!! LOL He would LOVE it, LOL Thanks for the idea and drop by my blog anytime.


  10. What a WONDERFUl idea! My husband loves jerky as well and this is def what he will be getting on V-day!! Thank you for the inspiration! I am a new follower :)
    Have a great night!

  11. Still chuckling about this one, so I've featured your post in this week's newsletter. Great job!

  12. This is cute, and I know my husband would like this.

  13. I love this, I have a few men in my life I will be giving these to.

  14. That is an absolutly wonderful idea... I might just have to do this for my hubby! It is super stinkin cute! Thanks for linking to It's Stinkin' Cute Craft Thursday!

  15. That's such a neat idea! Thanks for sharing!

  16. hi! I have bought the jar, ribbon, rocks, and jerky, but I was wondering if you had any suggestion what I could use if I didn't go to a florist for the filler? I LOVE this idea and I am SO excited!!

  17. I just used the jar to show you girls how it looked rather then it laying on the table. It was all things i had at the house. The first time i made it i just used the clear wrapping, no vase.

    I was thinking you could get the same thing but fake ones at the craft store but Kori said green tissue paper might work(and be cheaper)or twigs but if you wanna really spoil your man throw some of his favorite candy bars in there. The possibilities are endless!

    Be sure to tell us how you did yours oh and we would love to see pictures!


  18. A great idea, I'm sure he loved it:@)

  19. Girl!!! Saw this at Craft Envy and I've got to say you are a genius! Love this idea.

  20. My hubby would like that bouquet. Happy Valentine's Day and Pink Saturday.

  21. I ADORE this idea! Much better than cheezy boxers or a stuffed teddy bear.

  22. That is adorable! Love it. Just found your lovely blog via Pink Saturday. I'm your newest follower and would be delighted to have you follow me back.
    Have the sweetest of Pink Saturdays!

  23. Love it! I know my husband will too. Thanks for the last minute idea!


  24. Great idea.
    Happy valentine's day!
    Don't forget to "Look in the Nook".

  25. Brilliant idea!! Fabulous!
    I'm here from Sunday Spotlight Party! And, I'm following you too!
    Hope you can visit me!


  26. My hubby will love this! Thanks for the idea!

  27. When I saw this I couldn't wait to make it for my husband. I drove to his office Saturday night to leave it on his desk. I changed the fern leaves to a variety. I like them both. So CUTE!


  28. Hilarious. I'm filing this away for future use!

    Warmly, Michelle

  29. Thanks so much for the great idea! I made it for my hubby.....he was shocked! His co-workers were jealous.

  30. This was my favorite thing I did for Valentines Day. Thanks for the idea!

  31. I think I may do this one and take it for our BOW conference as a scholarship raffle. What a fantastic idea!

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