Simple Ideas For Homemade Favors
Not sure what to give a hostess or perh nike air max trainers aps a shower guest? Well, if you’re short on time and money, but full of creativity, why not make your own token of thanks?
Lisa Benenson, editor in chief of Hallmark Magazine, shares some ideas for simple, inexpensive favo nike air max trainers rs and gifts for hosts and party guests.
“Here, for our pineapple spice cake, we started with flour and then we have a layer of brown sugar, another layer of white sugar and some spices, a layer with some poppy seeds in it and then I’m going to top it off with our dried pineapple,” says Benenson.
To complete the look you can tie a ribbon around the neck with a recipe card and a personal message. For an added touch, cover the jar with a piece of cloth before closing it.
Another option? Scented sachets.
“So, first we went looking for these little spice bags, which you can find anywhere and then we went and found just a cute little attachment nike air max trainers a little appliqu you can sew on. You thread a little red string through them this is lavender. You can use any kind of potpourri or sachet,” says Benenson. “One thing you might want to do is intensify the scent a little bit, so nike air max trainers we added some extra lavender oil. You just have to be sure to let it dry completely before you put it in the bag.”
Soap in a handkerchief is also a thoughtful way to say “thank you,” as well as a bundle of thin notebooks wrapped in a pretty ribbon. And you don’t need to have a green thumb for this idea: a plant in a tea cup.
“First thing we did was go out to a little antique store or you can go to a kitchen supply store and we found cups and saucers,” says Benenson. “Now you can do matched or mismatched it really doesn’t matter.