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05-04-2007, 09:05 AM #1
Inexpensive Gift Idea for Moms
So Easy Bath Salts Recipe
Food coloring (a few droplets)
Fragrance (scented oils)
Mix the epsom salts, the food coloring and your fragrance together. Its easy
if you throw them into a ziploc bag and shake well.
Fill a decorative glass container and wrap a colorful ribbon around the neck
or decorate the lid and your bath salts recipe becomes a pretty gift to give.
Forest Calm Bath Salts Recipe1 cup kosher salt
1 cup baking soda
3 drops Pine balsam essential/fragrance oil
2 drops cinnamon essential/fragrance oil
2 drops cassis essential/fragrance oil
2 tablespoons of liquid glycerin (optional)Mix ingredients together blending
well. Break up any clumps. The liquid glycerin acts as a moisturizer.
Rose Fizzy Bath Bombs Recipe1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 cup citric acid
1/8 cup epson salt
1/2 cup olive oil
20 to 28 drop rose fragrance oil
Mix first five ingredients together well . When you have the consistency of a
pastry dough, add drops of fragrance oil. Form into small, golf- sized balls,
and place on wax paper sheet.
Allow your bath bombs to dry for 3 or 4 days. They will become rock hard.
Ideally bath bombs should be stored in a glass container.
Nice n' Easy Milk Bath Recipe2 parts skim milk powder
1 part cornstarch
droplets of scented oilMix the dry ingredients together and add the droplets
of your favorite scented oil to your milk bath recipe
Lavender Bubble Bath Recipe1 cup hypoallergenic, for sensitive skin, clear
1 1/2 cup water
1 oz glycerin
1/2 teaspoon salt ( regular table salt is fine)
15 drops lavender fragrance oil
droplets of red and blue food color to make purple or mauve colour Pour
liquid soap and glycerin into a bowl and add water. Stir gently until well
mixed. Add salt, and stir until mixture thickens. Stir in your lavender
scents slowly, add your colour sparingly, into your bubble bath recipe.
Oatmeal Green Tea Bath Recipe1/4 cup instant oatmeal
1/4 cup loose green tea leaves Shake the tea leaves and the oatmeal together.
Wrap the oatmeal bath recipe mixture together in a piece of muslin, forming a
bag, closing the ends to prevent the mixture from falling out.
Run a warm bath at a temperature that is suitable and allow the oatmeal bath
bag to soak to steep as the tub fills. Remove and discard - take care to
place on a nonstain surface
Basically Rich Bath Oil Recipe1 1/2 oz. olive oil
3 oz. almond oil
1 oz. sesame oil
1 oz. canola oil
1/2 oz. wheat germ oil
25 droplets of fragrant essential oilPour oils in a jar, cap with a tight
fitting lid and shake well. Add approximately 1 oz. to your bath oil recipe
For these valentine idea u can somethings around to make it for mothers day
Sparkly Crafts Materials
• Heavy Paper
• Red, white, pink paint
• Table salt
Paint a large heart with red, pink or white paint, onto the heavy paper.
While the paint is still damp, sprinkle some salt over the painting. The
heart will sparkle when it dries.? ?
Crafts Picture Frame
Cut out a bigger heart and cut a heart out of the center.Then write, I love
you mom and dad or whatever you want. Use my tubes of fabric paints to
decorate them. Then when they are dry, put the picture in the center. ?
Mothers Day Crafts Trinket Pot Materials
4" Terra cotta pot
Red acrylic paint
4 Small white paper hearts (lacey ones if you can get)
Paint the pot red. Let it dry and give it a second coat if it needs it. Once
the pot is dry glue on the paper hearts.
? ? Valentine Candy NecklaceMaterials
• Plastic wrap (3 foot piece)
• Individually wrapped candies
• Red Ribbon (cut in 6 inch lengths)
• some help from older brother or sister
Makes 2 necklaces.
Lay out three feet of plastic wrap, cutting it in half lengthwise.
On each piece of plasic wrap place candies or groups of candies every three
Roll the plastic over and tie bows between each candy using six-inch strips
Tie the two ends of the plastic wrap together and cover the knot with another
piece of red ribbon.