Make dozens of effervescent treats in a variety of shapes and colors that will scent and soften bath water as they bubble.
Fill heat-sealable tea bags with calming scents, including lavender buds, peppermint leaves, and chamomile buds.
Add nature's essence to a homemade soap gift.
How to Make the Homemade Grass Soap
You need only four ingredients to make these moisturizing exfoliants. The base can be made from either Epsom salts or sugar, depending on whether you want a large or fine grain.
Coaxed from leaves, roots, tree bark, fruit peels, or flower petals, essential oils make lovely homemade gifts that carry a plant's very life force.
These fragrant spheres for the bath are made by packing Epsom salts into a plastic mold; they can be tinted any color. You'll need 3 to 4 days to make the bath balls because of the drying time between steps. Makes 2 large or 4 small balls.
A homemade batch of balm makes for a sweet stocking stuffer.
Ice-cube trays serve as molds, giving the fizzies their shape. Using a flexible silicone model lets you slide the cubes out smoothly without breaking them.