All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘handmade holiday gifts’

How To Make A Lemongrass And Ginger Sugar Scrub That Will Wake Up Your Skin

Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe in Two Energizing Scents

As part of the Natural Skincare Series, here is an uber-moisturizing, exfoliating sugar scrub recipe that will wake up your skin and your mind with two energizing scent choices: lemongrass/ginger… …or rosemary/spearmint. Sugar scrubs are a gentle way to smooth out your skin while adding moisture. They are easy to make with ingredients you have around the house (white or …

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Verigated Sage And Thyme In A DIY Nail Polish Marbled Terracotta Garden Pot

Nail Polish-Marbled Painted Pots

Unless you have spent all of your free time out in the garden instead of browsing Pinterest trends then you have probably seen someone using nail polish to marble something. The craze started from nail artists adding a few colors of polish to water, then dipping fingers in there. The finger comes out a mess of polish but some quick work of the …

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Delicate Purple And White Blooms Of Oxalis

Painted Jar Planters + Shamrocks

St. Patrick’s Day typically reminds folks of leprechauns, green beer, Ireland, and shamrocks: the symbol seen on green-felt fedoras. But I’m a plant nerd so I think about the shamrock from a botanical point (and I try not to remember those nights drinking green beer). The symbol of Ireland is the three-leaf old white clover, Trifolium repens, which is common in North …

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Easy To Make Lavender And Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Lavender and Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Add a little luxury to the bath with these moisturizing cocoa butter bath melts. They are made with ingredients so natural that you could eat them, and you might just want to! The cocoa, coconut, lavender aroma makes my mouth water for what is essentially a truffle. These truffles are best used in the bath, however, as the silky soft …

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Theres No Moosetaking My Love For You DIY Seed Paper Valentine

Valentines That Grow!

Now here is a gift that sprouts up beautiful flowers or yummy veggies when planted, homemade seed paper Valentines! This DIY project requires no special equipment and recycles paper into something much more attractive—pressed handmade paper with embedded seeds. The paper can be cut out in any share you want, but for this project I’ve turned seed paper into woodland critters that …

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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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