DIY Christening Party Favors: Herb Pots

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Herb Pot Favor Tutorial from One Small Child Christening Lookbook Shoot

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial Christening Party Table

From our Christening Lookbook shoot: not only will these dainty herb pots look awesome on your party tables, they are a great little gift to send home with your guests as a memento of your pretty celebration. Even better, they’re easy to make! Here’s how to put them together:

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial Materials Needed

Materials needed:

  • Seed starter pots
  • Ribbon
  • Hot glue gun + glue sticks
  • Plastic baggies
  • Potting soil
  • Twist-ties
  • Parchment paper
  • Tape
  • Natural twine
  • Herb seeds
  • Small containers for seeds (I used tiny bottles, you could also use mini glassine envelopes)
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Scissors
  • Marker


1-Glue ribbon to rim of pot.

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial

2-Spoon soil into plastic baggies, close each baggie with a twist-tie.

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial

3-Cut parchment into a 4 1/2″ strip, wrap around baggie, seal bottom with tape.

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial

4-Twist the top of the parchment closed and tie with twine.

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial

5-Sprinkle a few seeds in your seed container.

Herb Pot Favor Tutorial

6-Trim popsicle stick to desired length, write herb variety.

Herb Pot Christening Favor Tutorial

7-Place soil bag, seeds and variety marker in pot…and you’re DONE!

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