Saturday, March 31, 2012

The Mystery Thing Revealed: Funny Flower Statement Rings

Welcome!  If you are just joining us, my readers and I have spent the past few days playing Guess The Mystery Thing. With these great big, giddy flower statement rings:


The challenge: identify those wacky plastic fleurs.

Think you know?  Did anyone guess it?  Read on...

First, Mich's Honor Roll of Most Creative (Totally Wrong) Guesses:


Perwinkle Dzyns: That lovely plastic flower arrangement in Aunt Martha's living room - you baked them in the oven till the plastic shriveled.  Oh, and you washed the dust off first.
The Answer Is Chocolate:  You went flower picking in Willie Wonka's candy garden.
Amy: Barbie's single seat pool floats.
Shannon:  Tinkerbell's flower umbrellas.
Ladiemaus: Melted Jolly Ranger candies poured into a mold. (Fine tuning by licking off the sharp edges!)
Smree: Lady Gaga's hairbows? (Who am I kidding? She would never wear anything that tame...)
Numerous players: fancy shower curtain rings.

Shower curtain rings?  Just how fat do you guys think my fingers are???  I made the rings myself, and they are normal finger sized.


Harrumph.  Okay, I was mad but I forgive you.  Ready?  Here's the answer...


Yes, indeed - plastic reusable ice cubes!  In a particularly cute array of pastel colors.




I kinda thought these were going to be trickier to guess.  But most of you got it easily!  Either you are all remarkably clever, or your drinks are a lot fancier than mine.  Or both.

Winners!  First prize goes out to UPAE art.  And my two random.org winners: Dani and JesusChique!  Congrats congrats - watch for my email, coming soon.

Thanks for playing, as always...I am off see about putting my fingers on a diet.  Until next time!

13 comments:

  1. Great idea and they come in so many shapes

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  2. Clever...I say that to you way too often.

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  3. so happy to be back on the list of wrong answers :)

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  4. Awesome idea...just too clever once again.

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  5. Loved the guess of "Willie Wonka's candy garden"!

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  6. I love all these projects - so much fun to try to guess (and even more fun when you reveal your secrets!)

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  7. I've never seen any shower curtain rings that fancy! You must be some kind of genius, I can't think of anyone else who would look at a plastic ice cube and think of turning it into a ring! Amazing!
    www.styleisalwaysfashionable.blogspot.com

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  8. Ok - plastic reusable ice-cubes? is there such a thing? now that is just weird!!or am I the only person in the world who didn't know of their existence?

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