Backsplash Light grey Shaker style kitchen cabinet painted in Benjamin Moore 1475 Graystone. The walls are Benjamin Moore Dove Wing. The tile on the backsplash is from Ann Sacks and it is part of a Barbara Barry collection they carry.
Gabion stone wall at Maleny House in Australia. Designed by Bark Design Architects. This could be great if you left space in the top for a planter or planted right into the sides with moss, air plants, or tiny hidden sculptures.
Plants and timbers. What a great look! I don't have a spot like this, but why not just do this somewhere in your yard against a fence even with a garden area. Nice to have your herbs separated from other plants anyway.
Gabion walls of recycled terracotta pots is featured in The Real Rubbish Garden by Claire Whitehouse, an environmentally friendly garden with recycled household materials, at The Chelsea Flower Show 2005 in London.