I have a bad case of Spring Fever. I was browsing around in the garden center at Lowe’s not too long ago and came across a cart of “distressed plants” that were very nicely discounted. I picked up 8 Pansies. Four were bright yellow and four were bright purple. I just love that purple and yellow color combination. And, I paid only $1.40 per container. I love a bargain. I took them home and planted one yellow and one purple pansy in each of the four pots that I usually plant my summer Geraniums in. This will give our porch a little bit of color until it’s time to plant the Geraniums.
Anyway, I decided to take the plastic plant markers that came with each of the plants and see if I could re-cycle them. So with a can of black spray paint, I quickly gave them a spray on the front and back and let them dry.
Then with a Sharpie White Paint Pen, (I used their medium point oil based paint pen.) (click here to check out the Sharpie Blog), I started adding the names of some of the plants I hope to be growing this summer. The fun part was making them look funky with some extra doodles.
And here they are. I think they turned out cute and I am planning to make some more when I get some more plastic markers after I buy some more plants. These marker tags were nice and wide which I think I like the best but I am sure you could do it with the skinny ones too.
Fun, quick and easy. :)