Welcome reader to my blog - a mixture of this and that. Now that we are living in a retirement community in downtown Columbia, MD my personal gardening activities are somewhat curtailed. I still enjoy visiting gardens, reading, watching wildlife on my walks, traveling, and occasional food commentary. Please leave a comment if you feel inspired to do so. I read every one of them.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

What to Do With a Broken Plate

 Here's the herb garden which I redid this year.  I had to try to tame the oregano - right edge of the bed - and needed to replace some herbs that died out.  I have had a broken white plate in my herb garden for a couple of years. It's not visible but sat in the ground between the oregano and the savory.

One of my hobbies is Zentangle.  The act of doing it is Tangling.  I go to a club meeting once a month so grabbed the plain white plate and decided to decorate it with tangles.  I used permanent ink but don't know if the design will weather well.

Here's the plate in a new spot stuck in the ground in front of the basils and cilantro.

Too much of the bottom edge design was not visible this way so I got a stand.

Here it is on the stand.

I used 2 colors of pink, purple and black.  Dan gave it the stamp of approval!

Hmm ...  I have three more whole plates.  May just have to tangle them, too.


Margaret Adamson said...

WOW! Love the plate inthe herb garden. COOL

Tom said...

How clever you are! Tom The Backroads Traveller

Anonymous said...

Oh, Marcia! Your tangled plate is just beautiful. What a perfect way to make a broken plate shine amongst the herbs! I just love your stone borders. Yesterday I found three shallow, stoneware bowls at a thrift store to create bee baths. One will have a happy home in our herb garden today. Keep tangling! ♡

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