love the way your clothes will smell
when you try this idea. Take a small cotton
muslin drawstring bag
and fill it with 1 cup
of dried lavender
and a few drops of lavender
essential oil. Tie or sew the bag closed and
put into your dryer, toss with your clothes.
They'll smell wonderful.
Spritzer, Linen Freshener
a few drops of your favorite essential oil/s in
2-3 ozs. of distilled water and vodka (equal parts).
Put into a small spray bottle and shake well.
Since oil and water don't mix, you'll have to shake
Spritz around your
whole house and even in your
linen closet to make
your sheets smell fresh.
Depending on the fragrance, you can set the mood
for almost anything, relaxation, meditation, or romance.
little goes a long way.
**Update - use
Linen & Room Spray Base in place of the water
and vodka. It will
stay mixed - no need to shake.
cup cocoa butter
1/8 teaspoon vitamin E oil
1 tablespoon coconut oil
23-25 drops of your favorite essential oil
2 oz Bars Mold
Powder pigment or liquid pigment color,
food coloring will work, but it is hard to
cocoa butter over very low heat and add the coconut oil. Remove
add the remaining ingredients. Stir well and add to your mold.
Let harden and
remove from mold. Place in the freezer to quicken
the hardening. Keep in a cool
place or the refrigerator. Snap off sections and
pop them in your tub for a soothing smoothing luxury bath.
make puff heart is
actually two halves. Each heart
half is a 3.5 ounce bar held
together with netting and a
We've scented ours with Jasmine &
and tinted the white
melt and pour soap
Puffed Heart Mold
LIQUID SOAP WITH
Makes a nice hostess gift,
kitchen or bath decorator
liquid soap and can be refilled.
of clear cleansing
liquid, clear pump bottle, a
little fragrance, silk
sea glass, rocks or stones,
raffia and a tag. Clear
Cleansing is a multipurpose
soap base and can be used
as liquid soap or
*Test your fragrance or essent-
ial oil in the soap prior to
completion to be sure the soap
Fill netting fabric with your favorite
dried botanical. We used Lavender
and Rose Petals. Add a few drops
of fragrance oil to the dried
botanicals and toss. Add a satin
ribbon and you have beautiful
handmade sachets for any occasion.
Have your own personal
whenever you're at the gym, camping
or traveling. Soap-On-The-Go is very
easy to make, here's all you need.
Melt & Pour Glycerin
Soap Base, 1 oz
Clear Push Up Container/Tube,
cooking spray, fragrance and colorant.
grease the inside of
the container with PAM. Melt the soap
base in your microwave on low until
liquefied. Add you fragrance and
colorant (optional). Pour into container,
let harden, label and use. The twist off
cap keeps it neat and convenient. The
container can also be used with your favorite
lotion bar recipe.
by L. C. Livermore Falls,
Use up your leftover soap
pieces to make
this fun and colorful soap. Start with any loaf
mold and cut up any colorful
melt & pour
soap into small pieces. Put them into the
mold and spray lightly with
alcohol. Melt some
white or cream melt & pour soap
(not too hot),
and pour directly over the cut up
pieces in the
mold. Let set and cut with our
fun and easy soap gifts.
Note: After time, some
transparent soap dyes
will migrate into
so avoid darker
colors and use the soap
quickly for best results.
Heart Shaped Soap &
Tint M&P Soap a light
shade of pink or
any color you wish. Pour melted soap
into a small square mold or drawer
organizer. Fill to the same depth as
your heart-shaped cookie cutter. Once
dry, remove soap from mold and cut
out your shapes. For an extra effect,
slice them in half with a
Bag in a non-gusseted cello bag and
add a new white washcloth. Finish with
a ribbon and our specialty stickers.
Makes a great quick gift or shower favor.
How can I wrap my soap?
We've compiled 20 ideas to
Good melt & pour soap
will allow you unlimited
Here are four
examples with very basic
soap shapes, but are still
very eye-catching. Try adding
a pre-cut piece of plastic scrap
booking paper into the mold
before pouring (top left).
Add a touch of mica powder
for a classic shimmer
How about just adding some
poppy seeds and no added
color (lower left). Finally, pour
a layer of mica tinted soap,
let set a few minutes,
and then pour white soap base
on top for a burst effect