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Craft: DIY plant pegs

Get creative with do-it-yourself plant pegs for your vegetable patch.

By Caitlin Doherty

Craft: DIY plant pegs

Craft: DIY plant pegs

DIY plant pegs: Materials

-old metal spoons -small paintbrush -Mod Podge (or make your own wheat paste!) -old seed packages, books, magazines, coloured paper or newspapers -acrylic varnish

Craft: DIY plant pegs

DIY plant pegs: Step 1

Collect various spoons of different sizes and finishes.

Craft: DIY plant pegs

DIY plant pegs: Step 2

Gather images that illustrate the vegetables you have in your garden.

Craft: DIY plant pegs

DIY plant pegs: Step 3

Rip or cut out your images and match them with spoons of the same approximate size.

Craft: DIY plant pegs

DIY plant pegs: Step 4

Apply Mod Podge or wheat paste to the back of your images and press them firmly onto your spoons. Allow to dry.

Craft: DIY plant pegs

DIY plant pegs: Step 5

Brush on a clear acrylic varnish to seal the spoons.

Craft: DIY plant pegs

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