Category Archives: Handmade Gifts

DIY Sand Dollar Coaster

diy coaster

Supplies Smooth/Clean work surface Oven & flat pan for baking clay White Polymer Clay Empty aluminum can Clay Sculpting Tools* White chalk pencil Assorted Sandpaper (100g, 220g) Flat plate or lid Tacky glue White wool felt Small fabric scissors Fine sharpie Matte spray sealant *I used a bone folder and utility knife to mark the […]

I Love You Card – Hand Lettering Template

Printable Valentine's day Card Template

This tutorial uses a transparent design printed on heavy card stock as a trace-able guideline for this valentines day card. You can download this design in A1, A2, and A6 sizes. There are two versions of this design in each size. The first is a light grey transparency which is meant to be printed on […]

DIY Floral Bath Salts + Printable Labels

DIY Floral Bath Salts // Married to the Earth

DIY Floral Bath Salts Yield: Approximately 5 cups supplies 2 lbs of Epsom Salts (I used these) Assorted dried flowers (Rose Petals, Calendula (Marigold), Chamomile Flowers, Lavender, Hibiscus Flower) I used these. 6 drops of Lavender Essential Oil (I used this) 2 drops of Frankincense Essential Oil (I used this) Large glass jar or smaller […]

Apple Pie Loose Leaf Tea

This is a non caffeinated herbal blend based on South African Honeybush and blended with mulling spices, dried apples, toasted coconut, peppercorn, and star anise. Apple Pie Tea Ingredients: 1/4c African Honeybush Herbal Tea 1/4c Mulling Spices 1/4c Crushed Cinnamon Spiced Apple Chips 1/8c Toasted Coconut 1 Tbsp Multi-Colored Peppercorn 6 Anise Stars, Broken into […]

How to Make Lip Balm – Lemongrass Lip balm DIY

This recipe is for a beeswax based lip balm that is infused with dried lemon balm and scented/flavored with lemongrass essential oil. It’s intensely moisturizing, completely natural and it smells and tastes amazing. The oil infusion process is optional and does add quite a bit of time to the process but I think it’s worth […]