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Photo: Robin Hester

Photo: Robin Hester

HAZEL GREEN, Ala. -- Everyone enjoys a good, harmless birthday prank and the owner of this car in Hazel Green agrees wholeheartedly!

We received this image from a viewer who saw the car parked at the Walmart on Hwy 231/431 in Hazel Green. We imagine there was lot of hard work put into placing each of those sticky notes in line and a lot of hard work for the owner to get them off.

Jennifer Nichols enjoys her sticky-covered car. A surprise from her friends on her birthday.

Jennifer Nichols enjoys her sticky-covered car. A surprise from her friends on her birthday.

It turns out, the car belongs to Jennifer Nichols. Her friends Vonnie & Jena Renfroe and Cynthia Langford put in the time to surprise their manager/best friend. Apparently, she loves sticky-notes and uses them like they're going out of style.

Regardless, it's a new way to say Happy Birthday in a fun, colorful way!

"I love sticky notes, I'm all the time asking where they are from my desk, people come and take them from me to hide them because I am just known for putting them on everything I have to do," Nichols says.

She's a self-proclaimed 'sticky note freak.' She's always getting ribbed by friends for her fixation on what is arguably 3M Corporations best invention. In past years, friends had drawn all over Nichols' vehicle with window paint -- but this heart they wanted to take it to the next level.

"Oh my gosh. She's always talking about her Post-Its and how she can never find them, how she's always running out of them and we were like, we need to put all these Post-Its on her car," said one of the co-conspirators, Caitlyn Young.​

The group of friends thought about plastic wrap, but when they found a Post-It prank on Pinterest, they had to do it.

"And they really got me good," Jennifer laughed.

Nichols says it took about 45 minutes to remove all the Post-It notes. But get this -- you think all that paper went to waste -- no way.​ Jennifer filled a grocery sack with the second-hand sticky notes, convinced she might find some way to repurpose them. Happy birthday, Jennifer! We're sure you won't soon forget it. But then again, what in the world will your friends do to top this years prank next birthday? I'd sleep with one eye open if I were you.