You can decorate blank seed packets with old-fashioned or modern images or personal artwork for a variety of uses. Children and adults use the packets for garden-themed craft and colourful art projects. The packets are the ideal shape for decorative small storage packets or scrapbooking embellishments. The paper or card stock packets are transformed into decorations, cards and favours.
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Items for the Gardener
You can print computer-generated gardening line images on to blank seed packets for a card or present for the gardener on your gift list. A gardener will be able to store saved seeds in the personalised seed packet. Hand paint or colour in the images with water colours, acrylic paint, ink pens or coloured pencils. Laminate the seed packet for long-lasting Christmas tree ornaments or bookmarks for gardening books. Punch a hole into the top of the art piece and thread a piece of string, gardening twine or ribbon through the hole in the ornaments or bookmark for a hanger or tassel. A gift of long-lasting laminated packets also can serve as row markers in the garden for an appreciative gardener.
Wedding and Party Favors
Stamp blank seed packets with inked images that match the theme of a wedding or party. Colour in the images with ink pen or coloured pencils for a decorative party favour packet. Fill the packet with seeds, tea, coffee, potpourri or candies for party or wedding guests. Use bath salts or miniature soaps for a shower favour. Edible flower seeds or yoghurt coated raisins can be packed into seed packets that are fashioned from food-safe paper for a birthday party treat. Stamp images on to seed packets for an art project that children will enjoy creating at a birthday party or family gathering. Invite the children to colour the images with gel pens and secure the flaps with a glue stick.
You can decorate seed packets made with archival paper products with die-cuts, stickers or punched shapes by gluing them in place with craft glue or clear adhesive. Scrapbooking enthusiasts can write on the card stock or paper packets with permanent markers for journaling blocks. Alphabet stickers enable you to quickly make a creative seed packet title for the page. Make photo frames with seed packets that are decorated with a floral border. The frames will add to the theme of a gardening scrapbook layout.
Make personalised business cards with crafted seed packets. Print standard business card information for your garden supply, greenhouse or florist business on blank seed packets. Enhance the seed packets with artistic inked floral and greenery images. Fill the images in with coloured ink pens or paint to match your business logo. Fill the packet with seeds or a coupon for business services.
Decorative Craft Enhancements
Découpage ink or paint-decorated seed packets onto tin or wooden storage and recipe boxes. Adhere the packet fronts to the container and coat it with a protective sealant. Adhere and secure decorated seed packets to clip boards, plaques, scrapbook album storage boxes and other containers for useful projects.
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