Design & Decor - Crafts

Make your own seed packets

Assemble your craft materials to create these whimsical envelopes for garden lovers

Project tips
  • Gift wrap, scrapbook paper and pieces of wallpaper are all great paper options for this project. Choose a smallish pattern that will show well over the limited surface area of the seed packet.
  • We found lovely pink address labels at a specialty paper store, but plain white from an office supply store will work, too. If you’d like to include more detailed sowing instructions or a garden-inspired quote, use larger labels. 
  • Packaging idea: For a gift, pair your DIY seed packets with seedling pots, or with a bouquet of fresh flowers of the same variety cut from your garden.

A former design editor with a fine arts degree, Corinna provides creative gift wrapping and packaging services in Toronto. She also writes articles about gift wrapping for some of Canada’s leading national magazines, including Canadian Living, Style at Home and Best Health. Visit her website  for more about her gift wrapping services and workshops, and to read her blog Corinna Wraps.

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