DIY Chakra Balancing Candles

I have a friend who is really into healing and meditation. Chakra candles seemed like a perfect gift for her birthday. I used clear shot glasses to make these with cotton wicks. Love how they turned out 🙂 Chakra healing is an excellent way to balance your chakras and find balance within your body and…

Project Restyle: Broken Chair to Eclectic Side Table

Pretty much any old piece of furniture can be revived with a little bit of care and some DIY talent. Chairs are the easiest. I rescued this chair from being tossed out since it was missing the back and side handles. With a little bit of colored paint and a lot of fun, I converted…

Resin Series – Dandelion Blossom Paperweights

With spring here, there are many dandelions growing all over the place. Not only are the leaves good as a cleansing tea, but the blossoms are super cute, both the cheery yellow flower and the cottony white fluff. I tried to make paperweights using both types of blossoms. The cottony one worked better than the…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Amortentia Foot Scrub

I saw this heart shaped bottle at Hobby Lobby and just had to make a Potter themed love potion with it. I measured the jar by adding plain epsom salt to see how much I would need. The jar was too small to hold bath salts for one sitting so I decided to make an…

Basics of DIYing: Basic guide to using Epoxy Resin

Resin is all the rage right now and everyone’s ❤️ -ing it. You can use it for sealing, making jewelry, home projects and more. Here is a basic tutorial, with supplies, to make easy dried flower / herb resin magnets. Supplies: Round magnets (available at all craft / home stores) Any silicone based mold Epoxy Resin…

DIY Highly Moisturizing Lip Balm

Are your lips dry and chapped from this harsh winter? This tutorial will show you how to make homemade chapstick in any flavor or scent combination you want. Super easy recipe and inexpensive. Here are a bunch I made… of course, with a Harry Potter theme. Love all the different product labels I got online 🙂 Ingredients…

Christmas Rose Petal Candle

I got a cute Christmas tin last year and wanted to make a nice Christmas scented candle but didn’t have the right oils. I decided on a rose scented one with dried petals in the mix. Materials: Old tin or jar Rose essential oil, dried rose petals Beeswax or soy wax Double boiler setup Wick…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Mini ‘Hall of Prophecies’ Ornament

I got this idea from Pinterest and just had to try it. Plus it would be a ‘Order of Phoenix’ themed ornament for my year long Potter exchange group. Love when everything fits together :). Materials: Old altoids or mint tin Acrylic paints – Black, midnight blue, color shift blue Old cardboard Hot glue, Mod…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Spa Gift Ideas

Lots of fun, great-smelling DIYs in this post for y’all to enjoy and give as gifts (or sell online for some extra cash). I’ve turned my home into a chemistry lab of sorts. I have wax melting in one corner for candles, whipped butter for lotions and soap molds with beakers in the other corner….