Thursday, July 18, 2013

DIY Garden Stakes

For Father's Day, I made my dad some garden stakes to mark the plants in his garden. I saw the idea on the Silhouette Blog to make plant labels using wooden stakes and vinyl.

Supplies I used:
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  • Wooden fencing-- I found some small wooden fencing at Wal-Mart
  • Black Vinyl and Black Duct Tape sheets
  • Polyurethane Spray
  • Silhouette Machine
I used my Silhouette to cut out the names of each plant in Black Vinyl. I ran out of vinyl half way through and used Duct Tape sheets to finish the project. I was so surprised that the Duct Tape sheets worked so well in the Silhouette. The letters weren't as easy to transfer as vinyl letters but it still works.
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Once all the letters were on the posts, I sprayed them with Polyurethane to make them water proof.
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Here they are completed!

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Here they are in my dad's garden!
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1 comment:

  1. I LOVE this idea Katie, my parents need these for their garden!