Jamala W
Jamala W
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  • Whitmire, SC

Herbal Cart

$9.00
2 Hours
Easy

I got this dreary vintage utility cart at a yard sale for $5.00 and a slew of clay flower pots (45) for $4.00.
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I washed the utility cart with warm soapy water
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I got all these flower pots for $4.00. I'll be using them little by little for each project. But for this project I used 4. I washed them in hot soapy water.
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Gave the cart a face lift by spray painting it using Krylon indoor/outdoor paint in blue ocean breeze and metallic gold
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Used decorative duct tape to enhance it. Planted my herbs in each pot
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It is now my herbal plant station. Each pot was painted in pastel colors
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now I have easy access to freshly cut herbs

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1 question
  • Sonja
    on May 16, 2017

    Where can i purchase decorative duct tape? And were did u score the pots for 4
    • Jamala W
      on May 16, 2017

      I got the tape from Wal-Mart and the pots was from a yard sale

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  • Ann Marie
    on May 16, 2017

    We had a cart just like this one in our house when I was growing up. It lived in the pantry off the kitchen as a home for a Westinghouse (electric) oven -- precursor of today's microwaves. lol
    It was painted many times over the years in different colors, and it usually was my job to do the painting (when I was old enough, of course) every time Mom wanted to change the decor. And Mom changed the decor frequently ! She loved to re-decorate. And of course, the colors changed with the trends over the years -- started out red, went to avocado green, then beige, and finally white. I don't know what happened to that table once Mom was gone, but your post brought back some pleasant memories. Thanks ! And great job, BTW, it looks fantastic !
  • Aimee
    on Sep 26, 2018

    What an amazing DIY! Fab color! 2 Thumbs up!!



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