As we were talking about some of our options for raising money for this trip and we decided to use our talents to raise the money. We love to craft and recycle things! One of the things we've been making and selling are Plant markers made from recycled spoons. I've wanted to make these for a long time, because I love the thought of reusing plant markers over and over, I struggled finding something that would actually keep the name on it year after year.
Aren't they cute? I thought this would be a project that I would do by myself, and then I got a hammer out and tried to smash those spoons on the driveway. Needless to say, I did need the brawn of my son and Mr. Right to make a dent! We then use a letter press to imprint the letters in the spoon. My son added Sharpie to the letters to make them stand out.
We have sold these at the Farmers Market and craft shows, and the funny thing I hear are people that say they will make these themselves. Trust me, it's easier and cheaper to just buy them from my son and have it go to a good cause. We have gotten many great reviews about these markers. They would make a wonderful Mother's Day gift or Easter gift for the gardener.
We have them listed in our Etsy Shop. We are happy to make them special order also, for $3. Myself, I love putting the name of the perennials in my yard on them, so that I can remember what I put there.
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