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November 10, 2012

Lemon Bath Salts


Post number 200 !! (can not believe I made it this far...)


This is so easy to make, perfect idea for the kids to make their own gifts which they can give to a teacher or relative or even their friends.

But, I am not saying, you can not make it - this is just a simpler recipe than my Vanilla & Lavender Bath Salts, only 3 ingredients, really, I actually think most of you know this one.

I have decided on Lemon, as I haven't used my Lemon essential oil much, yet.  You can use any other essential oil instead, all depends on your taste or in the case of making it as a gift, what you have available or what the other person likes.

You can half, double, or triple this as you wish - this is the basics you will need:

- 1 cup Epsom Salts
- 1/2  t Lemon Essential Oil
- Few drops of Yellow Food Coloring

To get one color : Mix all the ingredients well

To layer colors : Mix the Epsom Salts and the Lemon Essential Oil - divide the mixture in two - add Food coloring to one half, mix well.

Pour the Salts into a nice container (I used an old Nutella bottle) - or if you are using two colors, do them by the table spoonful, layering (which I did).

Decorate your container with a label (I used PicMonkey to make mine), a golden-green leaf, some ribbon (I wanted some glittery stuff here as you can see), add a wooden scoop and you are done.

For the adventurers - how about making an Ombre Bath Salt in a larger bottle ? Adjust the colors as you go along...

Making the actual Bath Salts takes no more than 5 minutes.

Quick, easy, cheap craft !

Later,


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8 comments:

  1. Well done for your 200th post and the easy craft! I've done something like this before, which I learned here in South Africa. (I'm the American mom blogger who is married to a South African and raising our four kids here in S.A.) Take care! Oh, I've also got two parties that you can add to your list if you want: Picture Perfect Party Linky and Make My Saturday Sweet.

    http://abooksandmore.blogspot.com

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  2. Thanks so much! I have a few essential oils, one being orange. I think I'll try it. I'm a new follower and look forward to getting to know you...from Texas. :)

    Stop by and say hi when you can!

    Pat

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  3. What a delightful gift Linda! Congrats on 200 posts too! Thanks for sharing at the party this week. I am featuring this on my Facebook page too :-)

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  4. I can't decide which I love more...the idea of lemon bath salts or the cute container! Nice job! You have been busy!

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  5. Oooh this sounds so lovely and relaxing! Saw you link up on a bunch of blog hops. Would love it if you linked up on my blog hop and added it to your list! www.w-t-fab.com/search/label/bloghop. Also let me know if you'd like to follow each other!

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  6. What a great, super quick gift. Thank you so much for sharing on Tutorial Thursdays.
    Your link will be featured tomorrow, if you haven't grabbed your button, please drop by and grab it :)
    x
    Natalie
    www.marigoldsloft.blogspot.com

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  7. Such a great gift idea! Thank you for sharing at MightyCrafty Mondays!

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