Sunday, May 9, 2010

Potted Herb Garden


Here is a little project that I put together this year for Mother's Day gifts.  I wanted to get this post up before Sunday, for some Mother's Day inspiration.  But since Mother's Day is already past, I figured this would still make a great birthday gift!



This project is pretty self-explanatory.  Gather the supplies you will need for your herb garden.  I purchased a clay pot from Hobby Lobby on sale for $2.99.  I found the gloves and the spade at the dollar store.  The herbs were purchased from Lowes as a pack of four and the potting soil I had on hand. 




I spray painted the clay pots and decorated them with vinyl.  But, if you don't want to use vinyl, a stencil would work really well too. 

I filled the pot with soil and left the seeds, spade and gloves on top.


This is so easy to make and is a gift that will keep on giving all year.



Have a great Monday!

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13 comments:

  1. Just stopping by from Make it YOurs Day. These pots look really cute. I just planted my garden last weeekend, you'll have to stop by and check it out. www.alattewithotta.blogspot.com

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  2. Those are really sweet. Especially that little white birdie. What a fun spring idea. Thanks!

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  3. I love the birdies you put on there!! LOVE!! Great job!!

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  4. I love the way you decorated the pots. Very cute!

    Thanks for sharing at My Backyard Eden!

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  5. So cute! What a great gift idea!

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  6. This turned out 100 x cuter than a painted pot I just finished. Wish I had found you before. Stopping by from Tatertots and Jello party.
    -Mama E
    www.homeandheartsblog.com

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  7. cutest flippin' pot ever! I really like giving plants as presents to my mom and MIL because they don't really ask for presents so this is a fresh idea for me to store!

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  8. They turned out so cute! Now to keep my eye out for the right vinyl!

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  9. Love this idea! Super cute! Would love to have you stop by the Sunday Showcase Party if you get a chance. These are perfect gifts - great idea! Hope you are having a great weekend! ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  10. What an adorable idea! The way the pots are painted and decorated up, you'd never know they were of the clay variety. A really nice touch that's different!

    Thanks for linking up to the (clay) pot party! :)

    FJ Donna

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  11. Hi,

    I'm stopping by from NFF. This is a great gift idea. They really tuned out great! You've inspired me.
    Have a great weekend!
    Sharon

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  12. Hey Alisa!

    You've inspired me to get my craft on! I'm making these this afternoon as a thank-you present and for myself! I read your blog often!

    Melissa H.

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