Chalkboard Herb Pots & Michaels/Hometalk In-Person Pinterest Party!

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Guess what?!? I have a HUGE announcement today and I’m SO excited!


Party Banner

Join Me!

RSVP to my local event on Facebook. 

Not local? No problem. There are 52 other stores/bloggers participating. Find one near you here


DIY Herb Pots! These look so easy and are not only cute but practical.

Michael’s has put together some fabulous projects for us to make. Seriously, I spent almost 2 hours looking through everything in the store! Today, I’m giving you a peek at one of the projects that I made and one that you can make too!

DIY Chalkboard Herb Pots! So easy and inexpensive!

These Chalkboard Herb Pots are not only super trendy but are really inexpensive to make and easy.

These DIY herb pots are so cute! via

We cook a lot in my family and my husband has been asking for a small herb garden for a long time. Well, I finally did it!

DIY Herb Pots! Perfect for outside on a little table. via

I actually learned a lot about herbs during this project. Like the ones I potted are actually outdoor herbs and I have to wait for indoor ones to come in later this season. So sadly, my pots will have to be moved outside once the temps warm up.

Chives! What a cute little DIY Pot!

But aren’t they just so cute?

All of my supplies were purchased on one of the end caps at Michaels (except for the herbs, of course).

Herb Pot Supplies

Here’s what you need:

- 3 Terracotta Pots

- 3 saucers

- White Multi-Surface Paint

- Foam Brush

- Oval Chalkboard Labels

- 100 Grit Sand Paper

- Birch Rounds (optional)

Painting Pots

I started by painting the pots with the white paint. They needed a solid two coats! But thankfully the paint dries fast.

Then, I wrote out my chalkboard labels and adhered them to the pots.

Sand Pots for a distressed look via

I put the labels onto the pots and lightly distressed the edges for a more rustic vintage look.

DIY Chalkboard Herb Pots! So easy and inexpensive!

Lastly, I potted chives, parsley and oregano and placed them on birch rounds for fun. I kind of fell in love with Michaels huge birch section and I HAD to buy something!

I’ve got a few other projects up my sleeve too! Here are some other ideas from Michaels. I can’t wait to see YOUR spin on them at the party!

PicMonkey Collage



There are over 100 Michaels stores hosting the event, check out this list to find a store near you! I suggest heading to your store early to pick up your supplies (trust me, you’ll want some time to browse) and then meet back on February 16th at 1:00 PM to do some crafting with your friends. Check out the latest coupons HERE

Local Seattle friends, you can RSVP to the party I’m attending HERE.


Not familiar with Hometalk? It is a fabulous home and garden network where you can share your project photos for all to see and ask experts for advice on your next project. It’s pretty cool, you should check it out. AND if you sign up now and like Michael’s on Hometalk you are automatically entered to win a $100 gift card!


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Taryn is the owner/editor of Design, Dining and Diapers, a lifestyle blog that focuses primarily on DIY home decor, seasonal crafts, easy recipes and just being a mom! She is all about making things for less by upcycling thrift store finds, using what’s on hand and transforming dollar store finds. Taryn lives in the greater Seattle area with her husband, 2 year old daughter and newborn son.

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