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Palo Santo, which translated means “holy wood,” has been burned as an energy cleanser for centuries. 

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PALO SANTO WOOD GIFT DUO

The ritual comes from Incan tradition that says the smoke from the wood, burned during spiritual ceremonies, is medicinal.  This Palo Santo Wood Gift Duo is said to cleanse the spirit and mind, releasing the tensions of everyday life.  And who doesn’t need that every now and again?  

Palo Santo Wood is also high prized for it aroma, and you can even find it in some perfumes and essential oils.

When not being used for its smell, Palo Santo oil has become popular for its anti-inflammatory and stress-relief properties. Just rubbing a few drops into the skin is believed to soothe the mind and ward off headaches and anxiety, too.

It’s highly recommended to spot test the oil on a small patch of skin to check for any allergic reactions!

As you can see in the image above, I created a companion “instruction” card that you can include in your gift package.

 

palo santo wood gift duo pdf

 

The downloadable PDF also contains the matching hang tag to help make your gift stylish and festive.

CLICK THE IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY OF THE PALO SANTO WOOD GIFT DUO PRINTABLES.

 

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ASSEMBLING A PALO SANTO WOOD GIFT DUO

STEP ONE: A Container to Burn the Palo Santo Wood In

When you burn Palo Santo Wood, which can be found easily online, you need a burn-proof container.  There are lots of different options out there, from extremely simple and inexpensive, to fancier, or more sophisticated choices.

 

abalone shell for burning palo santo wood

 

I chose to show off all my Palo Santo Wood Gift Duo designs in a gorgeous Abalone Shell dish that I ordered from Amazon.  I know you’ll find something to fit your style and budget, you just need to do a little window shopping!

 

STEP TWO:  Rubber Band Together Bundles of Palo Santo Wood 

And now’s when the fun and creative stuff begins!  It’s time to decide what color scheme, “vibe” and what occasion you’ll want for your Palo Santo Wood Gift Duo(s).

As you’ll see throughout this post, I’ve shown you various ways to decorate your Palo Santo Wood bundles.  I pulled out my crafting supplies and just went to town. I hope you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your own bundles.

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your creativity and personal style kicking into action!

 

palo santo wood duo gift set

STEP THREE:  Decorate Boxes of Long Matches to Coordinate with Your Wood Bundles

The second half of the Palo Santo Wood Gift “Duo” is a beautifully decorated box of long matchsticks.  I actually decorated both sides of the boxes, with the tops becoming “3-D” when embellished with pearls, metallic hearts and layered cut-outs.

I have a sizable collection of scrapbooking sheets that I’ve purchased at various times when cruising the aisles of Michael’s Craft Stores.  So when I stumbled upon several sheets of vellum printed with vintage stamps, butterflies and flowers, I stopped dead.  

 

package of long matchsticks

The stiff and partially translucent paper would enable me to cut out duplicate flowers and butterflies to make 3-D creations.  Just a little bending and prodding gave me exactly the layered look I wanted to achieve.  They came out just lovely, didn’t they?

  • Cover both rectangular sides of the matchbox with plain, thick decorative paper as a base. (leave all four edges uncovered to enable matches to be struck along sides and box to be opened)
  • Embellish bottom and top with any motif or design your desire.  Try adding different object like beads, pearls, charms, etc. to add interest

 

OPTIONAL STEP FOUR:  Add a Sage Smudge Stick, and Embellish It or Not!

Sage Smudge Sticks make a perfect addition to my Palo Santo Wood Gift Duo!  You’ll actually find them right along side the Palo Santo Sticks, so why not get a few too?

 

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I CAN’T WAIT FOR YOU TO TRY THIS FUN HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA!

I hope you’ve gotten tons of inspiration and are filled with creative energy to make your own holiday “Perfectly Pampered Presents” like this Palo Santo Wood Gift Duo.

Now would you like to see some more fabulous Gal Pal DIY beauty treatments/projects you can gift, any time of the year?

 

Perfectly Pampered Presents Stickers & Hang Tags

PERFECTLY PAMPERED PRESENTS – 8 Fabulous DIY “Pampering” Gifts

My Palo Santo Wood Gift Duo is just one of the Perfectly Pampered Presents I’ve created to give your gal pals and family!  Whether it’s for a holiday, birthday or Mother’s Day, these Perfectly Pampered Presents make glamorous and thoughtful gifts.

Here’s all the simple and fun beauty recipes/projects in this “Perfectly Pampered Presents” Bundle:

 

perfectly pampered presents

Wow!  Which one of your friends or family members wouldn’t love to receive a specially-made package filled with these fabulous DIY beauty recipes? 

They all take just a few minutes to make, and how much embellishing you do on the packaging is entirely up to you. Feel free to choose exactly which recipes you’ll be giving, and just make those.  Or, if you’re feeling especially inspired, gift all 8 Perfectly Pampered Presents!

 

perfectly pampered presents stickers

I’ve created special matching hang tags for all 8 items, and even designed some label stickers to help make your gifts extra special!   I’ll tell you how to get your own set of hang tags and labels at the bottom of this post.

COME CHECK OUT ALL THESE FABULOUS DIY GIFTS YOU CAN MAKE IN ONE FUN AFTERNOON!

CLICK HERE TO READ THE MASTER POST:  Perfectly Pampered Presents – DIY Beauty Recipes & Packaging Ideas

 

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