Paint Stick Garden Markers

Paint sticks are one of those items just begging to be crafted with. Since I have recently become a gardening genius (read: slightly less of a black thumb), I realized we needed some proper garden markers for our growing plant and vegetable collection. This was a very simple craft with great rewards. Supplies: Endless amount of paint sticks Craft paint Brushes Paint pen Optional - polyurethane Make a list of what plants you are making the markers for and any other information you want to include on the stick. 1. Paint the sticks with their base coat color. I like the foam brushes for this - perfect size for the wood and a smooth finish. 2. Let them dry thoroughly.  I used wax paper so the sticks would be easy to lift up once dry and painted one side at a … [Read more...]