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Fresh Lavender Sachet Made From a Vintage Doily ⋆ Cupcakes and Crinoline

Fresh Lavender Sachet Made From a Vintage Doily ⋆ Cupcakes and Crinoline
Fresh Lavender Sachet Made From a Vintage Doily ⋆ Cupcakes and Crinoline

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Lavender Sachet Made from a Vintage Doily

One of my loves is vintage linens and lavender. When I was growing up my Grandma’s drawers always smelled fresh and wonderful. I’m not sure if she used sachets but I seem to remember little paper packages in each drawer that I believe contained a scented powder of some sort. Grandma also had drawers and drawers of linens. I think that must have been when I first was drawn to linens and fresh aromas….who knows!

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In any case if you are looking for a small tuck-in gift for your Mom for Mother’s Day this takes only minutes to make and no sewing is required. I like that there is no sewing because I can’t bring myself to cut up or alter vintage linens in any way {unless, of course, they’re full of holes and it’s a salvage procedure}.


Vintage doily ~ round in shape with a tatted edge

thin ribbon

fresh lavender

lavender essential oil if desired but keep in mind that this may leave a stain on the doily

1. Iron your doily but do not starch ~ you want it to be smooth but not crisp.


2. Run your ribbon through the tatting at the bottom-most openings that butt up to the fabric center of your doily.

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3. Inset fresh lavender into the center of the doily. If using essential oil add a few drops to the center of your lavender.

4. Draw up your edges and pull the ribbon snugly and tie into a bow.

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You can add a fresh lavender plant to your gift package so that Mom can enjoy fresh lavender throughout the summer.

This would be a perfect gift for Mom ~ they love homemade gifts from their kids no matter how old their kids may be!

I’ve joined a few of my blog friends for a Mother’s Day Blog Hop ~ be sure to check out their homemade goodies for some more Mother’s Day gift ideas ~ if you put all of our ideas together you’ll have a wonderful gift package for Mom.


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