Finding a couple of small terra cotta pots at the thrift store, I thought of a fun way to use them in a crafty project for a kitchen window herb garden. I gathered some moss from the back yard, and got out my acrylic paints.
Mossy Herb Planters
Mix the green paints until you have a nice a marbleized color with the base being close to the moss color.
Dip a moist sponge into the paint. Folding the sponge in half gives more surface area for the paint.
Dab off the sponge to distribute the paint and get rid of large blobs.
Sponge paint the pots as you like.
Using spray crafting glue, attach bits of moss to the pot in a diagonal line, or however you like.
Add the name of your herbs with a permanent marker. I used a green one. When done, lightly spray with a clear floral fixative to keep the moss from falling off. I did mine two weeks ago and the moss is still green.
Plant with herbs, and place on your kitchen window sill, or wherever you have a sunny spot for them to grow.
All set for harvesting as I cook.
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