Herb and Flower Scented Stationary

Herb and Flower Scented Stationary


By Brenda Hyde

Add a charming touch to your cards and notes by scenting your stationery paper. Place the paper in a resealable plastic bag. Place two or three drops of your favorite essential oil (rosemary would be great for holiday notes) on a cotton ball and carefully place it in the plastic bag but not on top of the paper. This works well when you lay the bag flat in a cupboard or on a shelf where it won't be bothered. Seal the bag and wait! This doesn't take long to scent the paper-check again in a week. Rose oil is also a lovely scent to try, as is lavender.

Another alternative is placing your stationery in a plastic tub or resealable plastic bag with scented soap, wax potpourri tarts or candles. Leave them for about a week, and they will also scent the paper. You can also do this with an empty journal to scent the pages!

If you are giving the stationery as a gift glue a sprig of the herb or a dried pressed flower to the lid of the stationery box with craft glue or hot glue and tie with a pretty ribbon.

About the author:



Brenda Hyde is the editor of Old Fashioned Living and a freelance writer. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and three children.


 
 
 

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