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Comment by Sally on April 6, 2014 at 8:08pm

Thanks I'll try that process

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on April 6, 2014 at 2:07pm

OK sally it's an illusion that the flip flop is holding the mug and the bottom dose curl up to hug the mug.  I drilled a hole in the mug with a glass drilling bit from Home depot about 1/2 to 3/4 inch down the other side of the mug and put about a 2 inch drywall screw through it holding the whole thing to the wall. 

Comment by Sally on April 5, 2014 at 7:28pm

Jon, this looks so fun to try but I'm having trouble getting cups to sit so nicely as yours- did you use very large flip flops? I bought size 8-9      could you give more details? thanks

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on June 20, 2013 at 7:46pm

I put up some more pictures of some today

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on June 20, 2013 at 7:45pm

how many do you want and any color scheme or plan.

Comment by Diane Wilson on June 19, 2013 at 10:38pm

I don't have anyone that could do drilling for me so I will check it out further.

Thanks

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on June 19, 2013 at 2:19pm

Diane look a little farther down in this or my pictures. I drilled a hole in the back with a glass drill bit it's not easy but very secure. the other ones I used a electrical zip tie with a screw hole on the handles. both worked great and have kept them up over a year so far.  it only looks like the flip flop is holding it up.  yes also look at my pic's i did it with a flower pot and some small metal watering cans.  As with any pot a light layer of rocks or in this case pebbles makes a catch base for water apart from the dirt this stops rot and soggy bottom in pots.

Comment by Diane Wilson on June 19, 2013 at 8:49am

Could a person not put some stones in the bottom to help with draining?  Do you brace them with anything other than the handle?  Do you glue them?  Could a person use a plant pot or other container.  I love these but I am wondering how they do in windy conditions

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 8, 2013 at 10:25pm

Just stole another idea going to have to try needs a flower pot in the middle though.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 8, 2013 at 8:15pm

cheap fun colorful easy what more can you ask for  thats the poor country boy gardening way.

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