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Balsam Sachets


Muslin bags stamped with an evergreen motif and filled with fragrant dried balsam make seasonally appropriate sachets. The tiny tags were made using a craft punch.


  1. Step 1

    Insert a scrap of cardboard into a muslin bag (available at specialty-food shops and online).

  2. Step 2

    Using a rubber stamp with an evergreen motif and a light-green ink pad, stamp design on bag; let dry.

  3. Step 3

    Repeat with a dark-green inkpad to create a shadow effect; let dry.

  4. Step 4

    Write a message on a small gift tag, and string it onto one of the bag's ties.

  5. Step 5

    Fill the bag with dried balsam, then pull the ties tight and knot to close.

Reviews (2)

  • paulrsmithson 17 Sep, 2010

    you can get muslin bags at
    celestial-gifts on Ebay
    and celestialgifts on ETSY

  • balsamsue 4 Dec, 2008

    Perfect for a stocking stuffer.
    More handmade in Vermont gifts and goodies on our site.
    Enjoy our balsam with the long lasting scent.