Rejuvinate your body – Easy Bath Salt Recipe

How to make your own bath salts & Gift bag too!

 

Worked all day?  Take time to pamper yourself.  Here I am sharing an easy to make bath salts recipe that will have you rejuvinated in no time.

I love the scent of lavender, so when I’m trying to relax before bed, I use my lavender salts.  Check out your local Whole Foods or Health Food Store for other blends too!.

Rejuvinate your body – Easy Bath Salt Recipe
Recipe Type: Health and Beauty
Cuisine: SPA
Author: The Backyard Farm Girl
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 10 plus
Easy to make bath salts for rejuvinating your mind, body and soul
Ingredients
  • Easy DIY Bath Salt Recipe
  • Essential oils come in a variety of fragrances and can be found at your local health food store.
  • 2 parts epsom salt
  • 1 part baking soda
  • 5 to 10 drops of essential oil
Instructions
  1. Mix ingredients together in a bowl
  2. Add color with a drop or two of gel food coloring.
  3. I prefer a blend of lavenders for relaxing, peppermint for a quick pick me up, eucalyptus for relieving my sinus symptoms
  4. Store in glass mason jars or give in mini bags as gifts

Need a gift?  Make this Gift bag and include the bath salts!  – here’s the video


The Gift Bag and Bath Salts

 
Project
Dimensions: Varies depending which size bezel you select
Spellbinders
Supplies:
GC1-001
Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® machine
GC-008
Spellbinders® Rasberry Spacer Plate (Adapter Plate)
 
S5-188
Superellipse Spellbinders® Nestabilities®
E3D-010
Roman Romance Spellbinders® 3D M-bossabilities™
MB6-006
Susan Lenart Kazmer for Spellbinders® Media Mixáge™ Turtles One
2
pieces of 7” x 4 1/2” muslin fabric
Clear
embossing powder
Rubber
stamp
Alcohol
based marker in color of choice
Dye
based ink in color of choice
Twine
Rubbing
alcohol
Tacky
glue
Jewelry
glue
Needle
and thread
Scissors
Cosmetic
sponge
Embossing/Heat
Gun
Optional
supplies:  scraps of cheese cloth,
burlap, broken bits of jewelry, shells, fabric glue, ribbon, beads etc.
Embellishing
the blank:
Apply
a bit of glue with cosmetic sponge to the front of the turquoise blank.
Sprinkle
on embossing powder and heat to melt. (Hint:
if you want an extra thick layer add more embossing powder to the melted
powder and re-heat)
Press
stamp into melted powder to texture.
Allow to cool before removing stamp to reveal the texture.
Apply
color as desired with alcohol based markers
Spritz
with rubbing alcohol to blend colors together
Creating
the bag:
Using
the #6 Superellipse Nestabilities® die template (with #1 being the smallest)
cut two panels of muslin fabric using the Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® machine.
Apply
ink to one side the Roman Romance 3D M-bossabilities® folder.
Lay
fabric over pattern and close the folder.
Sandwich
the folder between the embossing plate and the raspberry spacer plate and pass
through the Grand Calibur machine to transfer the ink to the fabric.
Remove
fabric and repeat the above steps to apply pattern to the remaining panel.
Fold
top of panel to back side and glue/stitch into place. 
With
right sides together, stitch/glue edges.
(allow glue to dry)
Turn
right side out.

 

Attach
embellished turtle blank, fabric scraps and other miscellaneous items with tacky
glue and allow to dry. 

 

Fill
bag with desired contents and tie off with ribbon or twine. 


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