Work in Progress — Potted Herb Garden

Do you have old or worn things around in your home or garage collecting dust? These plain and dirty terra cotta pots were in need of TLC after sitting in the garage for far too long. When Michaels® asked me to participate in the RE-love blogger challenge to repurpose or remake an old item into something new again, it inspired me to re-paint them!

Work in Progress -- Potted Herb Garden

Here is the work in progress so far — I love how just a quick wash and a fresh coat of paint can make these pots look like new! After a quick shopping trip to Michaels to pick up some outdoor patio paint, chalkboard paint, and a few paintbrushes, I  was ready to begin.

Work in Progress -- Potted Herb Garden

I’m planning to paint each of these in different bright and cheerful colors, fill each one with a different herb, and use a bit of chalkboard paint on them so I can label them.  With any luck, I’ll be able to use this potted herb garden indoors and out! Not bad for something that would otherwise just be taking up space in the garage! I’ll be posting photos of the finished herb garden very soon!

michaelslogosmallA BIG thank you to Michaels® for providing me with plenty of art and craft supplies, and for inviting me to participate in the RE-love blogger challenge! All opinions are my own.


  1. Seeing your terracotta pots reminded me of what we did years ago. I was making a big party and wanted centerpieces but didnt want to send a lot of money. A friend of mine went shopping with me to home depot. We bought these terra cotta pots, turned them over, spray painted them gold and then pulled off the ivy from around my home and draped them around the pots (upside down)they looked great