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Hanging Pallet Board Herb Garden

Vintage Effect Wash™

Hanging Pallet Board Herb Garden
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Hanging Pallet Board Herb Garden

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

An indoor herb garden of Mason jar mugs and a wooden sign, painted with Vintage Effect Washâ„¢, ensure that herbs will be on hand,

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Chalkboard Products

  • Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint (DS111)

Vintage Effect Wash™

  • Grey (DCW18)
  • Turquoise (DCW12)
  • White (DCW02)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • 1" chip brush
  • craft knife or scissors
  • E6000 Glue
  • cup hooks (screw in/twist by hand)
  • wavy wooden plaque (Michaels)
  • adhesive-backed paper
  • Mason jar mugs (4 or more)
  • paintbrushes
  • wooden pallet sign
  • clean rag


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint Turquoise onto the wooden pallet, working in sections. Wipe the paint back with a clean rag, revealing the paint underneath. Wet the rag with water to pick up more pigment as desired.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Repeat the process with Grey, again working in sections and wiping back the paint.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Dry-brush White over the entire surface of the sign until the desired aesthetic is achieved.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the wooden plaque in Grey.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Dry-brush the plaque in White.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Dry-brush the plaque in Turquoise, then dry brush a layer again in White.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Glue the plaque onto the pallet, allow to dry. Using the pattern provided and tracing paper, trace the word onto the plaque.
    Step 6 Example
  8. This shape was made to mimic the wooden plaque, it was created by tracing the plaque onto paper, scanning it and scaling it down. It is also provided in the patterns or you can make your own to match your specific plaque. Cut it out, trace it onto adhesive backed paper and cut that out, or trace the shape onto the glass and fill in with Gloss Enamels Chalkboard Paint.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Using chalk or a chalkboard marker, label your mugs for the herbs they'll be hosting.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Fill in the traced work on the plaque with Gloss Enamels Chalkboard as well. Map out where the jars will hang, staggering them as they move across, screw in the cup hooks, plant your herbs and enjoy!
    Step 9 Example
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