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Create a fabulous seed packet!

22/04/16

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We’ve got a fun way to package seeds to give as a gift! Kerin has put together a lovely tutorial using stamps from Sheena Douglass, coloured with Spectrum Noir pens. Kerin’s part of the Crafter’s Companion US design team, so all of her measurements are using inches.

Crafter’s Companion UK supplies:


Other supplies: co-ordinating cardstock | seed packets | ribbon | printer

Directions:

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Step 1: Cut 3 pieces of colored cardstock 5 x 8-1/2″, score up 1/2″ from bottom and in 2-1/2″ on each side as shown.

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Step 2: Cut one piece of colored cardstock 4-1/2″ x 10-7/8″, score at 3-5/8″ and 7-1/4″ as shown.

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Step 3: Fold this piece in an accordion style.

Step 4: Cut another piece of colored cardstock 4-1/4 x 4-1/2″ and score in 1/4″ on the long side, so that the cardstock measures 4 x 4-1/2″ when finished and add red liner tape along the scored section.

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Step 5: Adhere the 4-1/4 x 4-1/2″ piece of colored cardstock to the accordion folded piece as shown.

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Step 6: Cut the left and right scored sections out of the pieces of cardstock from step one as shown.

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Step 7: Add red liner tape to bottom edge and both side edges as shown in the two photos above.

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Step 8: Fold the bottom up and the sides in to assemble into a pocket shape.

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Step 9: Cut a notch out to show a bit of the seed packet, either using scissors or a circle punch (do the same with all 3 pieces of cardstock).

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Step 10: Add red liner tape to the backs of all three pockets.

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Step 12: Decorate as desired (if tabs are preferred to pull the seed packets out, cut pieces of colored cardstock 1/2 x 2″, fold in half and adhere to tops of seed packets. The flowers were coloured with Spectrum Noir pens: LV1, LV3, HB2, CG1, CG2, CT4, DG3

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Front and inside sentiments printed with computer printer and cut to 3-1/4 x 4-1/4″ and adhered to colored card stock base.

Make one of these today and share it with us on our Facebook page, or tag us on Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest (@CraftersCompUK)!