Category Archives: Craft Ideas & How-To’s

Glitter Crafts That Won’t Make You Gag

Glitter can be a fun addition to most crafts, but many people take it to the extreme. In fact, many crafty people hesitate to use glitter because it might be perceived as too tacky. However, there are some crafts that let the glitter run wild without it being embarrassing. Watches, mugs, candles, sunglasses, and other items can get a little bit more of a pop when glitter is applied. For a full list of suggestions and glitter how-to’s, click here:: 10 Glitter Crafts that Aren’t Cheesy

Make Your Coffee Break More Creative with a Spray Painted Mug

Time to take your normal, drab white coffee mugs and spruce them up with spray paint! Using metallic paint, paper templates, and masking tape, you can take an ordinary mug and add your own personal design on the side. You can make animals, crosses, or whatever your imagination wishes to drink out of. For a more detailed tutorial on customizing coffee mugs, click here:: Spray Painted Coffee Mugs

DIY Peppermint Bath Bomb

A peppermint bath bomb would make the perfect holiday gift this year, and is fun and easy to DIY at home! All you’ll need is Epsom salt, baking soda, citric acid, arrowroot powder, shea butter, cocoa butter, sweet almond oil, and peppermint fragrance oil. If you don’t like peppermint, you can swap it out for any other delicious scent!

Read the full story here :: Homemade Holiday Peppermint Bath Bomb Recipe

DIY Lump of Coal Soap Gag Gift

Do you know someone who made the naughty list this year? FIll their stocking with a lump of DIY coal soap as a gag gift, although they’ll probably enjoy this type of coal! It’s made with real charcoal and combines clear and white melt and pour soap base for natural color changes. You can sprinkle  a pinch of 24K gold sparkle mica for extra effects, and add fragrance oil of your choice!

Read the full story here :: Santa’s Lump of Coal Soap Recipe

How to Make Lotion Cubes

Adding the soothing, hydrating benefits of aloe lotion base to make a creamy yet firm bar can be a bit tricky, but this tutorial gives you easy “how to” steps to follow. The key is to heat the lotion before mixing it into the melt and pour, otherwise the lotion and melt and pour may separate. This recipe uses a delicious Cream Cheese Frosting Fragrance Oil, and uses an Emerald Green LabColor for a festive and cheery holiday look.

Read the full story here :: 12 Days of Christmas: Lotion Melt and Pour Cubes

7 Step DIY Winter Gardenia Candle

Cozying up inside during the winter is a must when temperatures drop, and what better way to do it than with a beautifully scented DIY candle. This ombre winter gardenia candle is layered with notes of peppermint, gardenia, lily, and jasmine, that’s perfect for the holiday season, and easy to make with these 7 easy DIY steps.

Read the full story here :: 12 Days of Christmas: Winter Gardenia Ombre Candle

Andes Chocolate Mint Soap Bars

If you love the sweet, minty flavor of Andes candies, you’ll love these chocolate mint soap bars. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make layers of melt and pour scented with Moroccan Mint and Dark Rich Chocolate Fragrance Oils to create delicious smelling and looking guest-sized soap. They make great gifts for the holidays or as a novelty soap in the guest bathroom!

Read the full story here :: 12 Days of Christmas: Chocolate Mint Melt and Pour Squares