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Seed Packet Angels
Submitted by Deborah aka Bzybee - Originally posted on THS
Use the old-fashioned looking seed packets
that you can sometimes find ten for a dollar.
Cut a small slit in the top of the packet
and slip in a large craft stick (tongue depressor size).
Glue a raffia bow behind her neck for wings.
Paint a simple face. Deborah drew two
black dots for eyes and a tiny heart for the mouth with
markers. Add a bit of blush to cheeks with a
Glue Spanish moss to head for hair.
Glue a small ribbon bow at neck.
Add a thread hanger by stitching and
knotting in each of the upper corners.
Cut a heart shape from cardstock, print a
short message on it and glue as in picture. The
following messages correspond with different seed packets...
Carrot seeds: "14 Carrot Friend!"
Forget me not seeds: "I miss you!"
Sunflower seeds: "You are my sunshine!"
Alyssum & baby's breath seeds: "Gardening Angel"
Shasta daisy seeds: "He loves me! He loves me not!"
Watermelon seeds: "Thanks a melon!"
Honeydew Seeds: "Honeydew you know I love you!"
Bean seeds: "I've bean thinking about you!"
String bean seeds: "Don't string me along!" or
String bean seeds: "I'd never string you along!"
Cantaloupe seeds: "You cantaloupe without me!"
Send yours here!
Recipient can remove the craft stick to plant seeds
and then glue it back in place to use as an ornament or decoration.
these are good sellers and fun and easy to make!
Clip Art Credit: http://akidsheart.com/angela/angclipart.htm