DIY Harry Potter Series – ‘Potion No. 7’ Soothing Oil

I started doing a summer spa series of DIYs to give as gifts and to sell online. I love how some of these experiments turned out. Today’s DIY is a soothing oil blend infused with dried flowers and herbs. This Orange-Calendula-Almond Oil infusion is grat for relaxing the mind after a long and stressful day….

Resin Series – Resin Photo Holders Using Recycled Paper Clips

Hey crafters and fellow DIY-ers. Today’s DIY makes the perfect holder for photos or placeholders. Takes less than 30 minutes to make once all supplies are ready. Materials: Epoxy Resin Kit Molds (I used old paper cupcake liners) Paints or colorants Paper Clips Optional: Charms, beads, glitter and more Process: Follow the resin kit instructions…

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…