Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Color Block Plant Stakes

Hello to all of my awesome readers! I hope you are all having a wonderful day. I am sitting here enjoying the beautiful sun shining through my window. It's a little on the cool side outside today but still nice enough to go for a walk or bike ride. It has been such a mild summer for us so far and I am not complaining one bit. I have also been enjoying my little herb garden that I shared with you a few weeks ago. One of the things I did for my herb garden was create plant stakes to identify each herb. I am sure you have seen the trend of color blocking, right? I just adore the look on outfits and bags, but not brave enough to try it on a wall. I thought it would be kind of cool to give some chalkboard paint a little color block.

This is a five minute craft I did while my daughter was sleeping. 

I found these popsicle sticks at the Dollar Tree.

The first thing I did was paint the popsicle stick with the chalkboard paint.  I then used some painters tape to cover up the chalkboard paint after it dried.  Then I spray painted the tips with the same spray paint from this project

Once all the paint was dried I pulled off the tape and there you have it folks a color block plant stake...easy peasy! 

By the way, did you know you can sharpen chalk? I didn't either...I saw it on Pinterest. I just used my regular old plastic pencil sharpener. It has been a life changing moment now that I have sharp chalk. Ok, maybe I am being a little dramatic, but it has made my life easier. 

I wrote on the stakes with my life changing sharpened chalk and popped them in my topsy turvy herb garden. Who says gardening doesn't have to be stylish? 

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  1. I am so going to sharpen all my chalk tonight! I had no idea!! Cute herb garden!!!

  2. Very cool!!! I didn't know you can sharpen chalk how awesome is that? Love the stakes they are such a great idea!

  3. Guau Georgeus!! you are a genius .. love these idea

  4. These are so sweet! Herb gardens are great for adding whimsical pieces.


  5. Very cute!

    We'd love it if you would link this to our Creative HomeAcre Blog Hop. It's live Sunday - Thursday!

  6. I love your garden markers! Thanks for the tip on chalk sharpening.

  7. What a totally cute idea! You find popsicle sticks at the Dollar Store...I find them all over my house. ;) Kids,lol!

    Thanks so much for sharing on Project Inspire{d}! Pinned!!

  8. Such a great craft! Great idea for gardening! Thank you so much for sharing at Give Me The Goods Monday!
    Jamie @ Better With Age


  9. شركة نقل عفش بالرياض وجدة والدمام والخبر والجبيل اولقطيف والاحساء والرياض وجدة ومكة المدينة المنورة والخرج والطائف وخميس مشيط وبجدة افضل شركة نقل عفش بجدة نعرضها مجموعة الفا لنقل العفش بمكة والخرج والقصيم والطائف وتبوك وخميس مشيط ونجران وجيزان وبريدة والمدينة المنورة وينبع افضل شركات نقل الاثاث بالجبيل والطائف وخميس مشيط وبريدة وعنيزو وابها ونجران المدينة وينبع تبوك والقصيم الخرج حفر الباطن والظهران
    شركة نقل عفش بجدة
    شركة نقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة
    شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض
    شركة نقل عفش بالدمام
    شركة نقل عفش بالطائف
    شركة نقل عفش بمكة
    شركة نقل عفش بينبع


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