Sunday, May 12, 2013

A MacKenzie-Childs Knockoff Herb Garden

I have had an herb garden for years.  Each year I plant them in different containers (soda crates, wine crates, metal tins, wooden boxes) and this year I decided to try large cans.


My nephew has a pizza shop and I spied these large cans: 



I gave them a coat of spray primer:


Then I quickly added my favorite checks and sealed them with varnish:


This is the beginning of my "Herb Garden":


So far I have planted parsley...


...basil...


...and chives...


I still have a few more to paint to hold rosemary, oregano and thyme!

Sharing this idea with:
Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps On The Porch
Motivate Me Monday @ Keeping It Simple
Tutorial Tuesdays @ Hope Studios
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm



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7 comments:

  1. Clever, clever! You come up with the cutest ideas, Patti.

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  2. Great idea! And I love the rocks - such a nice touch! Happy mother's day!!!!

    Jeanine

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  3. Patti, those are so cute and stylish! Thank you for sharing and thank you for the visit and sweet comment at The Dedicated House. It means the world! I would love it if you would share this cute post at my Make it Pretty Monday party. Here's the link if you want to check it out. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2013/05/make-it-pretty-monday-week-49.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  4. You did an incredible job with this! I love it!

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  5. Holy Cow, woman...these are just about the cutest things I've seen lately.
    I LUV this idea. I'm pretty much gonna kill for some of these...they would be so cute in my new pool side room, with all the windows and natural light.
    I don't know where I might get large cans like this...maybe just ask the pizza place close to us if they would save me a few. Mr. Sweet could paint them for me...AFTER rolling his eyes....hahaaa...
    Thanks for all your great inspiration..
    xoxo bj

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  6. I love Mackenzie Child's stuff! this is the perfect thing for an herb garden!

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