Personalized Plant Place Settings That Double as Favors
Thank guests with these custom herb planter favors that do double duty as rustic, aromatic place cards.
Makes 1 place setting
- 4" herb plant
- tin pot
- metallic cardstock
- metal letter stamps
- cutting mat
- flat-head screwdriver
- utility knife
- paper plate
- 3/16" wooden dowel (approximately 7")
- black acrylic paint
Add Herb to Planter
Using a hammer and flat-head screwdriver, carefully punch two small holes in the bottom of the pot to add proper drainage (Image 1, 2). Then, transfer the herb into the planter (Image 3).
Lay the cardstock on the cutting mat and mark it at 1/2-inch increments. Then, using a utility knife and ruler as your guide, cut the cardstock into 1/2-inch-thick strips (Image 1). Cut the strips into two 1/2-inch-long name tags (Image 2).
Stamp the Tags
Stamp your guest's name onto the name tag one letter at a time using the metal letter stamps.
Trims the Tags
Once the name is stamped, trim a "V" out of the right end of the tag using the utility knife.
Using a paintbrush, paint the dowel black and let dry. Then, using snips, cut the dowel into a 7-inch length (Image 1). Add a bead of glue at the end of each dowel (Image 2), then place the tag face down. Press the dowel against the tag until the glue is cured (Image 3).
Stake Into Plant
Once dry, insert the stake into the plant. This unique and fragrant place setting favor is ready to impress!