Category Archive for: ‘Crafts’

Homemade Coconut Lotion Recipe

Lavender Grapefruit Whipped Coconut Oil Lotion

After the bath this whipped coconut lotion will nourish skin and bring along the refreshing lavender grapefruit scent for the rest of the day. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups coconut oil 10 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops grapefruit essential oil Shop for these ingredients here: To whip coconut oil you will need a hand blender or mixer with a whisk …

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Plenty Of All Natural Craft Ideas For Gifts You Would Actually Want To Get Handmade Soap Candles Coasters Foodie Gifts And Much More

Homemade Gift Ideas

  Making gifts for the holidays or an occasion can be a lot of fun, but is end-product something you really would want to get as a gift? I have given handmade gifts (and in some cases received homemade gifts) for many a birthday, neighbour, teacher, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentines Day, etc. The number one rule in gift giving is …

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All Natural Candles From How To Make Soy Beeswax Mason Jar Candles

Soy Beeswax Jar Candles

Warming up with the the fragrance and glow of handmade candles is even more pleasurable when you use healing essential oils and natural wax. These soy and beeswax candles are easy to make as you can see from this step-by-step tutorial. I like to use a blend of both soy wax and beeswax and don’t add additional colour. The more …

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This Evergreen Wreath Is Made Completely From Trees And Shrubs In The Garden

Gardening For Your Front Door: Making Fresh Wreaths

Every year we like to hang a different wreath on our front door during the holidays. We’ve amassed a collection of wreaths to match the holiday season trends of sparkly red berries, Christmas ornaments, peacock feathers, and square-shaped boxwood but my favorites are most certainly natural, fresh wreaths. A fresh wreath makes for an individual work of art that smells …

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Chalkboard Painted Wood Snowflake Ornaments

Chalk Painted Wood Ornaments and Gift Tags

I like to include an handmade ornament as embellishment to holiday gifts. I believe that packaging is important to the overall gift giving experience. Wrapping is where the magic begins. The anticipation of what lies beneath sparkly wrap and ribbon adds to the overall joy of receiving the gift. It increases the fun in giving the gift too for those …

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How To Make Lavender Bath Salts For A Relaxing Soak After A Long Day Of Gardening Custom

Easy Homemade Bath Salts Recipe

Making fragrant jars of homemade bath salts couldn’t be easier. In vintage mason jars, bath salts look beautiful on display and make wonderful gifts. Here is a recipe to make your own as part of the Natural Skincare Series. Materials: Epsom salts 100% pure lavender essential oil (not fragrance) dried lavender vintage mason jars Get the ingredients here: Directions:  1. Fill each mason jar about halfway …

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