Herb Garden in a Wooden Tote

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The perfect place to grow your herbs...

Here is an easy project you can make with a wooden tote you buy or with one you make yourself.

I began by painting my tote with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint in one of my favorite colors... Lucketts Green

I painted one side of the tote with a darker green and created vinyl letters using a Silhouette machine.  

The letters are then transferred to the dark green side and I painted over the whole board including the vinyl lettering with the Lucketts color.

When the paint dried I peeled off the vinyl letters revealing the dark green paint underneath.

I distressed the lettering using 220 grit sandpaper then coated the entire tote with Miss Mustard Seed Tung Oil which is a good sealer to use outdoors.

The bottom of the tote is lined with plastic and containers of herbs are placed inside the tote.

 Spanish moss layers the containers to create a finished look.

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  1. Oh I do love this idea. Great way to have herb in the house. Thanks for sharing! Luanne

  2. This is fab! My m-i-l would love to get something like this for Mother's Day. Thanks for sharing the idea.


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