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Linen Lavender Sachets

Linen Lavender Sachets

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Bring your lavender in from the garden to stay! Place lavender sachets in your closets for a natural moth repellent and in your drawers for fresh scented linens.

Linen Lavender Sachets

SUPPLIES:

  • 3 cups white rice
  • 3/4 cup dried lavender
  • 6 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 – 6” x 4” inch linen rectangles
  • stamp
  • permanent black stamping ink
  • white thread
  • scissors

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Linen Lavender Sachets

DIRECTIONS:

Stamp the front of 5 linen rectangles with black permanent stamping ink.

Layer 1 stamped linen rectangle and 1 plain linen rectangle together, stamped pattern facing the inside. Sew three sides together with a 1 inch border, leaving the top open. Repeat for each pair of linen rectangles until, you have 5 sachets. Iron each and set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl combine white rice and dried lavender. Stir until evenly blended. Add 6 drops of lavender essential oil and stir well.
Spoon lavender mixture into a sachet about 3/4 full. Pin closed and sew the top to complete. Remove pins and repeat for each lavender sachet.

Yields: 5 linen lavender sachets

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Strawberry Basil Infused Water

Who doesn’t love a refreshing drink to sip on the porch. This recipe offers up a healthy alternative to sweetened beverages while still delivering a great taste!  Print the recipe below or check out the printable recipe card here.

Strawberry Basil Infused Water

Strawberry Basil Infused Water

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 6 cubes of ice
  • 3 strawberries
  • 3 basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Pour one cup of water into a mason jar or tumbler. Tear basil leaves and add to water. Thinly slice strawberries and add mixture. Top with ice cubes and seal lid of jar or tumbler. Shake well to combine. Serve chilled.

 

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