DIY herb tags

A little craftiness of the “three R” (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) variety.

This project is a cheap/free way of beautifying your veggie patch or herb pots, and also saves some plastic from the recycling bin!

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Chop up some plastic containers into flat sections  Рwhatever size /shape takes your fancy.

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Give one side of the flat section two coats of blackboard paint (wear gloves… it’s is REALLY hard to get off your hands!!!)

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Once paint is dry you can glue (use a wood glue or the like) sticks (I used old ice-block sticks) to the back.

Now you can write / draw on your mini signs…. you can use normal chalk, or a chalkboard pen if you’re wanting it to be a bit more permanent.

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You’ll see these little gems pop up in a project I’m working on at the moment – post to come soon. You could also use these as name tags for dinner parties (perhaps without the sticks), for labeling gifts…. LOTS of possibilities.

3 Comments »

  1. Sarahb

    Love this idea Kirst!

    Comment — May 21, 2013 @ 4:54 am

  2. Fifi

    The 3 ‘R’s’ and the 3 ‘C’s’……cute…..clever and cost effective!!!! Love your work Kirst x

    Comment — May 22, 2013 @ 10:35 pm

  3. Kirstine

    Thank you SEWFIFI!!! Love your work too. xx

    Comment — May 23, 2013 @ 10:30 am

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