Do you have an herb garden at home? They smell great, look beautiful, and are super useful if you like to cook with fresh ingredients. But they can also become a hassle to take care of if you forget what you planted where.
That”s where this eco-friendly tutorial comes in handy. If you have a couple tin cans in your recycling bin, you can make your herb garden look absolutely adorable and totally organized. Keep reading, and get ready to start crafting!
Here”s what you”ll need:
First, cut open and pull apart a soda can. Make sure to wear gloves as the edges are sharp!
Cut the sharp edges off of the can and smooth out the tin as best as you can.
Punch out a cute shape of your choosing with a craft paper puncher.
Then, make a hole in the top of your shapes with a standard hole punch.
Tap each letter with a mallet to form the names of your herbs or flowers in the foil.
After all of your signs are engraved, color over the letters with a permanent marker.
Then, spray the signs with rubbing alcohol to loosen the ink.
Wipe the ink off with a tissue. The lettering with be lightly shaded.
Next, make steel wire stands.
Attach them to your signs through the holes you punched earlier.
Now put them in your garden! They”re so simple, but so cute.
These are so cute, and I have a bunch of soda cans sitting at home in my recycling bin. I don”t have a letter press kit, but now that I”ve seen this tutorial, I think I need to get one. Would you try making these adorable garden markers at home?