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« on: May 29, 2004 04:17:55 PM »

Another simple/quick/affordable crafty gift idea I'm happy to share with all of you!

You'll need:

-wooden clothespins (the old-fashioned kind used to make those stupid clothespin dolls, haha. Any craft supply store stocks them)
-scented oil or essential oil of your choice
-packaging (cello bag, ribbon)
-optional: dried herbs/potpourri of your choice (that corresponds to the scents you use) I like to use lavender for this project.

1.Lay the clothespins on a covered surface.
2.Spray/drip scented oil on the pins.
3.Let dry.
4.Turn pins over, repeat Step #2 and #3.
5.Depending on how strong smelling you want the pins to be, repeat steps #2-#4 a few times.
6.Package up into cello baggie and secure with ribbon.
7.If you have any corresponding  dried herbs/potpourri, put a small amount  into the bags as well. (It looks nice and of course ads to the scent.)

How to use:
Simply tuck a scented clothespin wherever: in drawers, linen closets, jacket pockets, purses, etc.


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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2004 11:06:22 AM »

thats such a good idea, thanks for the tutorial Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2004 11:49:21 AM »

Yeah great tutorial! I can't wait to make them!
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« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2004 02:53:43 PM »

Once the clothes pins are completely dry they should be fine.
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