Tag: Crafts

Peppermint Candy Bath Bomb Tutorial!


Peppermint Candy Bath Bomb Tutorial!

Have you ever used bath bombs? If not, its scenty soap that dissolves in the bath water. They’re amazing, but so expensive at stores like Lush! So, why not make your own at home?! These make fun anniversary or birthday gifts. If you’d like to make one of these bath bombs as well, then be sure to have the following ingredients ready:

  • 6-7 Disk Mold & Package
  • 2 cups Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Citric Acid
  • 4 mL Peppermint Essential Oil, 1st Distill
  • 3 mL Vanilla Non-Discoloring Fragrance Oil
  • .3 oz. Argan Oil
  • .3 oz. Polysorbate 80 (optional)
  • Witch Hazel
  • Shamrock Mica
  • Merlot Sparkle Mica
  • Cellini Red Mica
  • 99% Isopropyl Alcohol

PS: Some of these ingredients may seem unknown, however, you can purchase almost all of these supplies at your local health store or Amazon.

You can add glitter or other essential oils to make your bath bomb unique. Let us know what bath bomb you’ve made and what you think of this idea. For additional directions or other recipes, be sure to visit the Soap Queen Webpage! 

Fingerprint Lights Photo Frame DIY Project!


Fingerprint Lights Photo Frame DIY Project!

Do you enjoy making crafts with your kids? If so, then take a look at this Fingerprint Lights Photo Frame DIY Project! I love this project idea because this frame can hold a photograph of a wonderful holiday memory! I plan on making this project with my children next week for their grandparents. If you’d like to make this photo frame as well, be sure to have the following supplies ready:

  • Salt Dough- 1 cup of flour plus 1 cup of salt mixed with half a cup of water
  • An old plastic photo frame
  • Gold spray paint
  • Red and green paint
  • Ribbon
  • Alphabet Cookie stamps

For more instruction on making this frame, be sure to visit the Teach Me Mommy Webpage for further details. Be sure to post your thoughts on this project in the comment section below. We’d love to hear how your crafts have been turning out.

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Bath Salts for Cold and Flu!

Bath Salts for Cold and Flu!

During the colder months, I always like to try different bath salts to prevent the cold and flu! This year, I tried this Bath Salts for Cold and Flu Recipe. Long story short, I loved these bath salts! Nothing is better than eucalyptus oil and vanilla. I plan on making these bath salts again and giving them to my in-laws! You must try this new recipe! Here are the supplies you’ll need:

  • 1 cup Epsom salt or sea salt
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 3 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 8 drops vanilla extract
  • Green food coloring if desired

Let us know if you enjoyed these bath salts in the comments below, because we’d love to know. For more directions on making these salts, be sure to visit the Your Beauty Blog for more details.

Mason Jar Tissue Holder DIY!


Mason Jar Tissue Holder DIY!

Do you have extra mason jars at home? If so, there are tons of crafts you can make with them! I recently found this Mason Jar Tissue Holder DIY project and was inspired. I plan on making some of these tissue holders for my home, because I have tons of unused mason jars. Plus, these tissue holders look so much nicer than the paper ones. Don’t you agree? If you’d like to make this project as well, be sure to have the following supplies ready:

  • Mason jar
  • Mason jar lid
  • Scissors
  • X-acto knife
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Glue stick
  • Hammered bronze Rust-Oleum spray paint
  • Craft Paint
  • Paint brush
  • Stick on craft embellishments
  • Tissue

PS: If you do not have any mason jars at home, head to your local thrift store and pay next to nothing for them!

For additional directions on how to make this craft, be sure to visit The Happy Housewife Webpage! Let us know what projects you’ve made with your family, we love to hear from our readers.