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Happy Travels Car Sachet | Great Teacher Gift Ideas

Happy Travels Car Sachet

Stuffed with a sweet scent, this little luxury makes a great gift for a teacher who may be hitting the road this summer. Pin on a gift card to a local car wash, and recipients will be good to go.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Fabric (we used broadcloth)
  • Felt
  • Glue
  • Clothespins
  • Potpourri (available at craft stores)
  • Pushpin
  • Thin ribbon (ours measures 12 inches)
  • Paper fasteners


  1. Draw a car shape on paper, or print out our template. Cut out the shape, then use the pencil to trace it twice on the fabric. Cut out both pieces, then cut out a felt window and two wheels, as shown.
  2. Glue the window and wheels to one car shape. Let the glue dry. Lay one of the car shapes wrong side up. Run a line of glue along the outside edge, leaving 2 inches bare. Press on the second car shape, right side up, then clip clothespins around the edge until the glue dries. Stuff the car with the potpourri, then glue the opening closed and let the glue dry completely.
  3. Use the pushpin to punch a hole in the top of the car, just below the glued edge, then use the pencil to widen it. Make a hole in each wheel in the same way. Add the hanging ribbon and paper-fastener hubcaps.