Make Kitchen Planters

reblogged from Rag Tag Magpie

Art and Craft

I recently planted some chilli plant seeds.  They came in a pretty little bucket but once they started to shoot I had to separate them out and ended up with a load of ugly little plant pots on the kitchen window sill

Chilli Plant Shoots

Because they need light and my window is pretty small I needed to create some planters that don’t take up too much space so decided to recreate some painted planters that I made for our wedding.

For our wedding I painted a load of tins white and filled them with scented herbs – they were also a popular take away when guests left!

You make them using empty tin cans that have been washed completely.  Perfect for the kitchen.

To add a bit more interest I bashed some of them with a hammer which gives them a crumpled, quirky look and means that if you plan to place a…

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