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Friendship Garden Gift Basket


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Celebrate spring with a Friendship Garden Gift Basket from Linda Peterson! This garden craft idea is perfect for anyone who loves to get their hands dirty. If you're looking for a great gift, this is a fantastic option. There are three elements to this gift basket: a decoupaged clay pot, plant markers and a tag.

Friendship Garden Gift Basket


Gift Basket

  • Basket
  • Paper shreds
  • Small shovel
  • Seed packets of choice

Friendship Garden Plant Markers

  • Craft sticks (popsicle sticks)
  • Green Distress Dye Ink (or color of choice)
  • Black Pigment Ink
  • Rubber stamp – Vintage rectangle frame used in our project
  • Permanent marker or alphabet stamps

Friendship Potting Soil Tag

  • Manila tag
  • Rubber Stamp image of choice (we used a vintage bird theme)
  • Round Vintage frame stamp (or stamp of choice)
  • Distress inks in color of choice
  • Black pigment ink
  • Permanent marker
  • Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Heat gun or oven
  • Cellophane treat bag
  • 3-4 cups of potting soil


Friendship Garden Plant Markers

  1. Apply green dye ink to surface of stick.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket
  2. Ink stamp and press image onto craft stick.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket
  3. Write the name of the flower or seen on the marker if you like.
  4. Option: Seal with Collage Pauge Glossy to make the marker water resistant.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket


Friendship Potting Soil Tag

  1. Add potting soil to bag and tie closed.
  2. Stamp bird image onto tag.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket
  3. Remove excess tag with scissors.
  4. Color tag with dye inks or chalk as desired.
  5. Distress edges.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket
  6. Stamp round frame image onto shrink plastic and cut out.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket
  7. Write “Potting Soil” in center of frame with permanent marker.
  8. Heat and shrink plastic.
  9. Glue plastic disc to tag.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket
  10. Tie tag to bag.

    Friendship Garden Gift Basket

For a video tutorial of this project, check out How to Make a Friendship Garden Gift Basket Ensemble.

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If you like papercrafting you could decorate a small notebook for keeping notes on the garden. This is a cute idea, perhaps even as a welcome to new neighbors.

Great idea! I like it a lot. I would add some hand lotion for after you have been out in the garden.


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