Loving Lavender DIY GIfts

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Another Post that is a look into my holiday gift giving. So to all my friends and family that read the blog (Hi Laura!) Christmas isn’t going to be much of a surprise. Half of my Christmas Gifts is for those Lovin Lavender. Bath Bombs, Scented Bath Salts, and scented sachets.  For a how to on the bath bombs please see my Half Fail Bath Bomb Post.  I repeated the same process but had better results buy using less water int he mixture. 

I made 2 different bombs basically. The First is A Pure Lavender with lavender buds in it. I decided to use my lager molds and do them as half bombs with a sprinkling of flowers on the top. 
 

Though I did have enough to make 1 small ball.

The Second ball is the Lavender Rosemary. I over watered theses ones again. As Such  they were growing and growing so I  bound them in elastic bands. After unmolding them I found many of the balls had actually cracked from the pressure…. oops! 

I also Made Bath Salts. I don’t have instructions on this, or pictures of making it cause its so easy. I put some Epson salts and dead sea salts (only because I had them on hand, you don’t really need them) then a bunch of drops of lavender oil and some lavender buds. I mixed it all up in a bowl and stuck it in some mason jars and let it sit for a month. after that I opened it up and gave it a wiff to decided if I needed more oil, or if it was too strong (add more salts). Make to whatever strength you desire, package pretty and give. 

Though I have to say as I sit here typing I realize this needs a pretty label. I would love to pick up some of the Martha Stewart Avery Labels for this but I might use some I have on hand already. If I get it done Ill let you know the results re: photo update. 
Lastly is another craft that I wasn’t sure how to photograph because I was doing it at night and i needed all my hands then some. SO here are the results. 

I took some thinner white cotton material i had on hand, and purple thread, with one of my machines fancy stitch patters and sewed up some lavender scented sachets for closet or clothes drawers. 

Sources:
Lavender Buds – Atelieremmarose
Bomb Supplies – Canwax
Glass Containers – Dollarama
Posted in bath products, beauty, Christmas, craft, diy, gift, lavender, salts

One Response to “Loving Lavender DIY GIfts”

  1. July 21, 2013 at 6:23 am

    Another Post that is a look into my holiday gift giving. So to all my friends and family that read the blog (Hi Laura!) Christmas isn’t going to be much of a surprise. Half of my Christmas Gifts is for those Lovin Lavender. christmas gifts by post

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