DIY Lavender Sachets (VIDEO)

Words by Sara Panton

Photography by Brit Gill

The following recipe is excerpted from “Essential Well Being” by Sara Panton and reprinted with permission from the publisher.

Keeping your socks and underwear drawer smelling fresh is a little pleasure that can make the simplest parts of your day more special. A modern take on scented sheets for your drawers, these lavender sachets are an easy and natural way to add a light scent to your intimates.


Four 4-inch (10-cm) strips of fabric or cute socks

¼ cup dried lavender

1 piece of string or elastic band

5-10 drops Lavender Essential Oil


  1. Add the dried lavender to the clean fabric or sock.
  2. Sprinkle the Lavender Essential Oil over the dried lavender.
  3. Wrap the fabric sock with string or the elastic band.


  1. Place the sachet in a drawer around socks or underwear.


Sachets should stay fresh for up to 6 months.

Lavender sachets

Video credits

Creative direction: Alex Falconer

Design: Jenna Vaandering

Editing: Harrison Gill