Thursday, September 2, 2010

Super-Cute Plant Markers

Check out these plant markers I made using free counter-top samples, a clothespin and some wire.  
(My totem is about 3 years old; I have it on a table on my porch because it kinda looks like a lamp.)
For the plantmarkers, I first spray-painted the little boards with black chalkboard paint (my first intention was to make the chalkboard tags like Margo does on but I wasn't happy with the texture mine came out with.  So next time, I'll probably just use plain black paint.)  Then I printed off the plant names and decoupaged them onto the tag with Mod-Podge.   I attached a 16-gauge wire to the clothespin and viola.  Here's a close-up.
Instant cute-ness!

Have a bloomin' day!


Kathy said...

Very cute! I've been looking for a quick and easy plant tag project, and I think this is it!

vintagesue said...

girl...i love those plant markers!!!! they are so clever. that totem is so cute. i can't wait to finish looking at the blog!!!! how exciting.
good luck

Marlene said...

Very cute idea! Love the font too!

Crafty Gardener said...

What a great plant tag idea, I will add it to my list of winter jobs to do and have some ready for next years garden.

JW said...

What font did you use?

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