DIY Wedding Favors

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Need DIY wedding favor ideas? Consider this lovely collection of DIY wedding favors that are easy to make in bulk for your big day.

Need DIY wedding favor ideas? Consider this lovely collection of DIY wedding favors that are easy to make in bulk for your big day.

DIY Wedding Favors

1. DIY Mango & Coconut Milk Soap Wedding Favors – Learn how to make your own cold process soap wedding favors with this tutorial. There are two homemade soap recipes for making mango and coconut milk two different ways – choose from a simple homemade soap recipe that won’t break your budget or a splurge worthy luxurious mango and coconut milk homemade soap recipe – plus a full tutorial on how to customize your DIY soap wedding favor labels for your big day.

2. DIY Gem Bath Melts Favors – This super easy DIY gem bath melts recipe requires just a few simple ingredients to create beautiful and luxurious DIY wedding favors! Scent however you like – I scented mine with a Champagne fragrance oil – and customize with different colors of mica for a touch of shimmer on skin and/or fine glitter for a more obvious color play that fits your wedding’s color theme.

3. DIY Massage Candle Wedding Favors – These nifty 2-in-1 candles not only make your home smell great, but the melted, liquified wax can also be used to massage onto skin to moisturize and add a lovely fragrance to your skin. Make them in any fragrance of your choice for wedding favors that are sure to get some use by your dearest friends and family.

4. DIY Snowflake Solid Lotion Wedding Favors – If you’re planning ahead for a winter wonderland themed wedding then consider these lovely pale blue snowflake solid lotion bars with a touch of silver shimmering mica! Crafted from a collection of luxurious oils like argan, sweet almond, and macadamia nut oils, these cute snowflake shaped solid lotion bars provide long lasting skin benefits all season long and are sure to be appreciated by wedding guests.

Need DIY wedding favor ideas? Consider this lovely collection of DIY wedding favors that are easy to make in bulk for your big day.

5. DIY Watermelon Guest Soap Wedding Favors – These watermelon wedding soap favors are made using a melt and pour soap base so they’re easy to make and ready in a jiffy. They’re perfect for summer weddings! (Scroll to the bottom of the tutorial for instructions on making them guest sized!)

6. DIY Terrarium Wedding Favors – This easy no maintenance DIY terrarium is not only a snap to make, but it’s also great for gifting! You can quickly and easily create these faux DIY terrariums in bulk to gift as DIY wedding favors.

7. DIY Chamomile Balm Wedding Favors – This simple homemade chamomile balm recipe is simply divine. Made using healing chamomile infused olive oil, this homemade chamomile balm recipe is perfect for hands, feet, body and even lips! The eco-friendly packaging and easy sticker embellishment makes this perfect for woodland and rustic themed weddings.

8. DIY Mix Tape Soap Wedding Favors – These DIY mix tape soap favors make great DIY wedding favors. Make your own soap or use pre-made soaps for these retro wedding favors along with my full tutorial on how to make the mix tape soap labels.

9. DIY Moisture Rich Lip Balm Wedding Favors – This naked natural homemade lip balm recipe adds rich moisture to lips in need. And because it’s not flavored or colored it’s pretty much suitable for all of your wedding guests.

10. DIY Mineral Bath Soak Favors – These natural mineral bath soak recipes are a snap to make and are the perfect end to a long day. Leave them unscented or add some of your favorite essential oil(s) for a complete aromatherapy experience! These are just perfect as DIY bridesmaid favors who’ve helped you work hard to pull off your big day!

Visit my blog here for more of my DIY wedding favor ideas. And also be sure to check out my DIY Wedding board on Pinterest here.

Need DIY wedding favor ideas? Consider this lovely collection of DIY wedding favors that are easy to make in bulk for your big day.

Don’t have time to craft your own wedding favors? Visit Beau-coup for an extensive collection of seasonal wedding favors you can buy that focus on current trends at affordable prices. Their wedding favors include personalized soaps, lip balms, candles, and candy as well as custom drinkware and favor boxes.

Choose from their collections of summer wedding favors, fall wedding favors, winter wedding favors and spring wedding favors. You can also browse their collection of wedding ideas and inspiration as well as visit their blog for fun tips and sound advice for planning your wedding. You can also create an Amazon Wedding Registry for a 10% off coupon for select items across Amazon after your wedding. Plus, with Amazon’s universal registry, you can even add items to your Wedding Registry from websites anywhere on the web.

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Easy DIY Natural Lip Butter Recipe

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Simple DIY Natural Lip Butter Recipe - Made with Just Two Ingredients!

Lip balm recipes don’t have to be complicated. And let’s face it, sometimes less is more. If you’re home “apothecary” of natural ingredients is limited, no worries. While you’re waiting to stock up on all your favorite oils, butters and waxes, give this super simple homemade lip butter recipe a try!

Natural Lip Butter Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

.3 oz. (9 grams) refined and deodorized shea butter
4 drops essential oil(s) of choice

Instructions:

Using a digital kitchen scale weigh out the shea butter in a small glass beaker or glass Pyrex measuring cup. Heat in the microwave just until melted, then add four drops of essential oil, stir and pour into a 1/3 oz. (10 gram) container or lip balm pot. Allow to set up completely. (You can speed up this process by putting it in the refrigerator.)

Need essential oil suggestions? For my lip butter I used three drops of cinnamon leaf essential oil and 1 drop clove essential oil. But you can also try three drops of lavender essential oil and 1 drop peppermint essential oil or even two drops peppermint essential oil and two drops spearmint essential oil. Or go solo with four drops of wintergreen essential oil. You can also try something a little more exotic like cardamom and basil essential oils! Have fun with it and mix and match your favorite oils!

Want to give a your natural homemade lip butter a bit more lip loving pizazz? Try adding a few drops of carrot seed essential oil, prized for its skin rejuvenating properties, or even a few drops of certified GMO free vitamin E.

For more natural lip balm recipes as well as other homemade bath and body recipes, be sure to follow my DIY Bath and Body board on Pinterest.


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DIY Homemade Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipe

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DIY Handmade Natural Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipes - Cute Homemade Gift Idea for Valentine's Day

What’s more fun than a homemade lip balm recipe that comes in a single container but boasts three fab colors and three fab flavors? Create your own homemade lip balms for Valentine’s Day tinted in red, pink and white shimmer. I created mine so that the sheer (white) shimmer is flavored with peppermint essential oil, the pink is flavored with cocoa absolute and the red is flavored with ginger essential oil. But you can customize and mix up these colors and flavors any way you like! In addition to the fun color and flavor combinations, the shea butter, cocoa butter and rosehip seed oil in this homemade lip balm recipe also keep lips looking and feeling great, fighting the drying effects of winter.

Natural Handmade DIY Tinted Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipes in Three Natural Flavors

Natural Tri-Color Homemade Lip Balm Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients for the Pink Lip Balm:

7 grams cocoa butter
7 grams beeswax
4 grams shea butter
4 grams rosehip seed oil
3 drops vitamin E oil
3 drops rosemary extract
1/4 teaspoon Red Orange Oil Locking Mica Shimmer
15 drops cocoa absolute

Ingredients for the Red Lip Balm:

7 grams cocoa butter
7 grams beeswax
4 grams shea butter
4 grams rosehip seed oil
3 drops vitamin E oil
3 drops rosemary extract
1/4 teaspoon matte red iron oxide pigment powder
15 drops ginger essential oil

Ingredients for the Diamond Mica Shimmer Lip Balm:

7 grams cocoa butter
7 grams beeswax
4 grams shea butter
4 grams rosehip seed oil
3 drops vitamin E oil
3 drops rosemary extract
1/4 teaspoon Diamond Dust mica
15 drops peppermint essential oil

Supplies & Tools:

digital kitchen scale
plastic transfer pipettes
one set of ten 15ml Tri-Cosmetic Containers
small glass measuring cup or small glass beaker
stirring utensils
measuring spoons
double boiler or microwave

Natural Handmade Tinted Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipe

Instructions:

This recipe yields ten 15ml containers of lip balm. You’ll need to make each color/flavor individually as these cool and set up very quickly.

For each color/flavor weigh out the cocoa butter, beeswax, and shea butter and melt in the microwave or a double boiler. Then, weigh out the rosehip seed oil and stir into the mixture. Using plastic transfer pipettes, add the vitamin E, rosemary extract and essential oil then measure out the mica or pigment and stir into the lip balm.

Quickly and carefully pour the first color of lip balm into one section of the lip balm pots. You may need to reheat the lip balm as you go to ensure an even pour as these solidify very quickly. I highly recommend using a small glass beaker over a measuring cup for this as it makes it a thousand times easier. Repeat with each flavor and color until all sections of the lip balm pots are filled.  Then simply screw on the caps and gift.

Why Rosehip Seed Oil?

If you suffer from dry or aging skin, rosehip seed oil is one of your best friends in combating the effects. It contains a high amount of essential fatty acids purported to combat the effects of dry, weathered, and dehydrated skin. It’s also great on reducing scars and is often the predominant oil used for treating wrinkles and premature aging.

For more homemade lip balm recipes as well as other natural homemade bath, body and beauty recipes, follow my DIY Bath & Body Board on Pinterest! You can also find more handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas by visiting my DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts Pinterest Board.


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Homemade Coffee Flavored Lip Balm Recipe (Made with Real Coffee!)

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This Homemade Coffee Flavored Lip Balm Recipe makes a great treat for any coffee lover's lips! Plus it's made with real coffee making it extra crush worthy.

I’ve been putting all kinds of new bath & beauty recipe ingredients on my wish list lately. Unfortunately making my way through the entire list takes a while. After trying 100% Pure Cosmetics’ Organic Coffee Bean Eye Cream made with Arabica Coffee Seed Oil and Green Arabica Coffee Seed Oil I ended up with two more new ingredients for my wish list. I really wanted to use a natural coffee oil in my own under eye cream recipe for puffy eyes. (That recipe is next so be sure to follow my blog so you don’t miss it!)

However, as I’m pretty crafty and I have whole bean coffee at home, I decided to make a coffee infused oil in the meantime. It turned out quite nicely for the recipes I had in mind including this one for a homemade coffee flavored lip balm recipe!

To make my coffee infused oil I coarsely ground 3 Tablespoons of whole coffee beans in a coffee grinder. I then combined the grounds with 4 oz. by weight of olive oil over low heat for about 15 minutes, then strained the oil. As I did not have any cheesecloth handy and I’m often an impatient crafter, I improvised by taping a coffee filter to the top of a cup then poured the coffee and oil into the filter. Once the majority of the oil dripped through – yeah, it mostly worked – I carefully removed the filter and then squeezed the rest of the oil out into the cup. A few grounds got through, but nothing major.

This Homemade Coffee Flavored Lip Balm Recipe makes a great treat for any coffee lover's lips! Plus it's made with real coffee making it extra crush worthy.

Homemade Coffee Flavored Lip Balm Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

1 oz. coffee infused olive oil (see above)
.5 oz. refined shea butter
.5 oz. refined/deodorized cocoa butter
.25 oz. white cosmetic grade beeswax
10 drops clove essential oil
1/2 ml Kahlua flavor oil
1/2 ml Chocolate Devil’s Food Cake flavor oil
pinch of sugar (optional)

Instructions:

To create this coffee flavored lip balm recipe you’ll begin by using a digital kitchen scale weigh out the beeswax and cocoa butter in a glass Pyrex measuring cup. Heat in the microwave at reduced power (or in a double boiler) until half melted, then weigh out the shea butter and add to the cocoa butter and beeswax and continue heating until full melted.

Using a pot holder or kitchen towel to remove the measuring cup – it will get hot! – add a pinch of sugar, if desired, and stir well. Then weigh out and add the coffee infused olive oil to the mixture and stir thoroughly to combine.

Finally, using a different 3ml Graduated Plastic Transfer Pipettes for each oil, add ten drops of the clove oil and a measured 1/2 ml each of the flavor oils. Mix well then slowly pour the lip balm mixture into your containers of choice. I used .25 oz. slider tins for this project. If you also use slider tins you can expect this recipe to fill about 9 – 10 tins depending on how full you fill them. Be aware however that if you overfill them the lid will scrape off excess lip balm when you close it.

This Homemade Coffee Flavored Lip Balm Recipe makes a great treat for any coffee lover's lips! Plus it's made with real coffee making it extra crush worthy.Once your coffee flavored lip balms have cooled completely and solidified you can put the lids back onto the tins and add your own fun labels. To make my labels I simply turned one of the lids upside down and traced around it onto full size blank white label sticker sheets, then drew inside of that line. In addition to using permanent markers for my labels, I also used some really cool new washi tapes from Cute Tape. (I used both the Corner Japanese Washi Masking Tape and the Pink Cherry Blossom Snowflake Washi Tape.)

Pretty Packaging and Gift Wrap Idea Using Washi Tape and Baker's Twine

I even sent a few of these out with some of my recent orders as a surprise gift for the holidays! Some glassine bags, washi tape and red & white Baker’s Twine and they were all wrapped up like little gifts!


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DIY Holiday Red Tinted Lip Balm Recipe

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Try your hand at this easy to create perfect pout red tinted lip balm recipe! The deep red with just a hint of shimmer glides on lips and looks natural while giving lips a bit of color oomph!

Looking to make your lips shimmer and shine this holiday season with all of the love of a natural, moisture intense lip balm? Then try your hand at this easy to create perfect pout red tinted lip balm recipe! The deep red with just a hint of shimmer glides on lips and looks natural while giving lips a bit of color oomph for that perfect holiday smile. Plus they are perfect as homemade stocking stuffer gift ideas.

Holiday Red Tinted Lip Balm Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

10 grams beeswax
7 grams cocoa butter
6 grams shea butter
6 grams 76 degree melt point refined coconut oil
10 grams macadamia nut oil
10 grams sweet almond oil
1 gram GMO free Vitamin E oil
20 drops vegetable glycerin
1/8 teaspoon red iron oxide pigment powder
a pinch or about 1/16 teaspoon Earthen Mist Mica (or similar)
8 drops peppermint essential oil
15 drops lavender essential oil
5 drops tea tree oil

Instructions:

Using a digital kitchen scale weigh out the beeswax and cocoa butter into a glass Pyrex measuring cup. Heat in microwave at 70% power until almost completely melted.

Next weigh out the shea butter and coconut oil and add to the beeswax and cocoa butter. Continue heating until all ingredients are thoroughly melted.

Now weigh out the sweet almond oil, macadamia nut oil and vitamin E oil and stir into the mixture.

Using a different plastic transfer pipette (if you don’t have a dropper on your essential oils) add the glycerin and the peppermint, lavender and tea tree essential oils to the lip balm base.

Finally add the red oxide and mica. Use a stick blender to thoroughly incorporate the color into the lip balm.

Now pour into your desired containers and allow to solidify.

This recipe will fill approximately ten lip balm tubes or about five 1/3 oz. (10 gram)  lip balm pots.

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