Sarah made her own wedding favors using locally sourced wildflower seeds and test tubes for maximum packaging cuteness. The details were designed to a T, from the hand stamped initials on the beeswax seals to the tags.
What you’ll need:
– Plastic test tubes and corks from Etsy.com
– California Native Wildflower seeds from Eden Brothers
– Cardstock paper. I added this poem printed on the tags: “Love is no hot-house flower, but a wild plant, born of a wet night, born of an hour of sunshine; sprung from wild seed, blown along the road by a wild wind. A wild plant that, when it blooms by chance within the hedge of our gardens, we call a flower; and when it blooms outside we call a weed; but, flower or weed, whose scent and colour are always, wild!”-John Galsworthy
– Hemp Twine from the craft store
– Metal printing press letters- put together to form our initials (repurposed from a vintage fleamarket)
– Stickers (made by my husband who is a graphic designer) to put on the tubes.
Fill each test tube with Wildflowers. With a large needle or awl, punch a hole in the cardstock and run hemp twine through. Tie it in a knot. push the ends of the hemp twine down into the tubes, then put cork on to secure the poem cards. Heat the beeswax. Dip each cork into the beeswax and let cool slightly. Stamp the tops with the metal printing press letters.