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How to make pretty seed packets that you can hand out as gifts

Sometimes it's nice to hand out a little handmade gift. Whether you need a gift for a friend or if you just want to say thank you to someone special in your life.
They say the best gifts come from the heart and that's exactly what a handmade gift conveys. Check out these instructions on how to make these pretty seed packets and then watch the video to see this DIY in action.
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Materials
- Page from an old book
- Ruler
- Scissors
- Clear school glue
- Distressed ink
- Foam brush
- Stamp
- Seeds
- Copper wire
- Wire cutters
Instructions
1. Rip out a page from an old book. Using a ruler, cut a 5x5 inch square from the paper
2. Fold your square by taking one corner and bringing across kiddie corner, creasing in the middle. Repeat with other two corners. Fold back open to a flat square.
3. Turn your square so it is facing you like a diamond. Bring the two side corners to the middle and fold.
4. Bring the bottom corner up to the middle, slightly past the center and fold tip inside to create the pocket. Secure in place with clear school glue.
5. Fold top flap down to make an envelope.
6. Use distressed ink in brown and foam brush to create a vintage look on the sides and edges of the envelope.
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7. Use a decorative stamp on top of where the top flap meets the pocket.
8. Place seeds inside the envelope and secure the envelope with copper wire. Use wire cutters to trim wire.
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