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….

Boho Home Series – 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…

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 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….

Basics of DIYing: Make Your Own Soap – A Step-by-Step Guide

Making your own soap is easy, creative and very fulfilling with the added benefit of playing around with your own colors and fragrances. The easiest way is using the melt-and-pour method. You will need: A soap base – either shea butter / glycerin (you can purchase a huge block online at a cheaper rate than…

DIY handmade soy candles

Handmade candles add a unique flavor to your home and it feels great knowing you made them. Plus, you can control the wonderful smells and the vibrant colors. Why use soy?? Unlike paraffin candles, soy does not give out soot and they last longer than candles from paraffin or animal products like beeswax. You can…

Get your home smelling like the holidays

Found these great ideas on Pinterest to naturally scent your home with the smells of Christmas and Winter. Get some orange slices, cranberries, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon and lemon and place them in a large pot with 4-5 cups of water and boil. Once the water is boiling, set to a slow simmer for 15-20…

Tuesday Tip Day: Homemade Hair Conditioner

And we’re back for another Tuesday Tip 😀 Better, Stronger, Healthier Hair. Once a week, try to use a homemade conditioning cream on your hair to restore the natural oils and to lock in moisture, especially for the ends. To make your own: Use either plain yogurt or mayonnaise (1 cup or more depending on hair length) Coconut…

Tuesday Tip Day

Welcome to Tuesday Tip Day. Every Tuesday, I will share a tip or an idea. This could be anything from beauty tips to life hacks 🙂 Tip for this week: Use almond oil to revive old Mascara. For all the ladies out there with old, cakey, dry mascara tubes: Adding a drop or two of almond…