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Holiday DIY

  • how to make rainbow soap

    DIY Rainbow Soap Favors: A Creative Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

    Learn how to make fun DIY rainbow soap favors with this easy melt and pour soap tutorial and recipe. A fun addition to birthday parties or weddings, these rainbow soaps are a creative way to up your soap making game once you’ve mastered the basics of melt and pour soap making. These DIY rainbow soap favors are easier to make than you might think and they make super cute favors…

  • Learn how to craft these fun DIY Valentine's Day soaps for kids! Each easy to craft Valentine's Day soap has a Valentine themed eraser tucked inside that they use after the soap is gone.

    DIY Valentine’s Day Soaps for Kids

    Learn how to craft these fun DIY Valentine’s Day soaps for kids!  Each easy to craft Valentine’s Day soap has a Valentine themed eraser tucked inside that they use after the soap is gone. All you need is a package of dollar or discount store erasers, a clear melt and pour soap base, red colorant and an optional fragrance oil. DIY Valentine’s Day Soaps for Kids © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen…

  • Create custom scented DIY mini perfumes to go along with these You're Scent-sational! printable Valentines cards for your besties this Valentine's Day!

    You’re Scent-sational! Printable Valentines Cards with DIY Perfume Minis

    Need quick and easy printable Valentines cards for your besties? These free “You’re Scent-sational!” printable Valentines cards pair perfectly with custom DIY perfume minis (or perfume sample leftovers from beauty boxes.) Make them in just 15-minutes or less for tweens, teens or even grown up BFF’s! Quick & Easy Printable Valentines Cards Create custom scented mini perfume sprays to go along with these “You’re Scent-sational!” printable Valentines cards for your…

  • Learn how to make these fun Joan Jett inspired Black Heart Valentine's Day Soaps featuring black heart soaps with pink "icing!"

    DIY Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Valentine’s Day Soaps

    Learn how to make these fun DIY Joan Jett inspired Black Heart Valentine’s Day Soaps featuring black heart soaps with pink “icing!” These make wonderful DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for your besties. Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Valentine’s Day Soaps © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: 7 oz. clear melt and pour soap base 1/4 square black glitter color bar or similar soap colorant .1 oz. fragrance oil of choice neon pink…

  • This Valentine's truffle bath melts recipe makes wonderful heart shaped DIY Valentine's Day gifts for your special Valentine that smell like chocolate and roses! This bath melts recipe is super easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. Plus, you can use the same heart shaped mold to make several of my other DIY Valentine's day gifts.

    Chocolate & Rose Valentine’s Truffle Bath Melts Recipe

    This Valentine’s truffle bath melts recipe makes wonderful heart shaped DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for your special Valentine that smell like chocolate and roses! This truffle bath melts recipe is super easy to make and only requires a few ingredients. Plus, you can use the same heart shaped mold to make several of my other DIY Valentine’s day gifts. Truffle Bath Melts Recipe © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: 2.75 oz. unrefined…

  • coffee sugar scrub bars

    Solid Coffee Sugar Scrub Recipe in Cardamom & Spice for Valentine’s Day

    Learn how to make this warming cardamom & spice solid coffee sugar scrub recipe for your natural winter skin care routine. Formulated with warm holiday spices and a cardamom fragrance oil, this DIY coffee sugar scrub recipe exfoliates skin to reduce the appearance of cellulite for glowing skin. While the addition of mango & cocoa butter moisturize dry skin. A true treat for your winter skin care routine, these solid…

  • how to make conversation heart soaps

    DIY Conversation Heart Soaps with Custom Messages for Valentine’s Day

    Learn how to make conversation heart soaps for DIY Valentine’s Day gifts or wedding favors. This easy melt and pour soap recipe is a breeze to recreate. Use alphabet stamps and mica to create custom messages on soaps that you can’t get from a mold with this quick soap making tutorial. Try this fun soap crafting project today! Custom Valentine’s Day Soaps We’ve all seen heart shaped soaps that look…

  • Heart shaped soap recipe with no lye for DIY Valentine's Day gifts. This no-lye homemade heart shaped soap makes a lovely DIY Valentine's Day gift! Formulated with naturally hydrating skin care ingredients, this easy rebatched heart shaped soap won't strip skin. So it can help combat the drying effects of winter. Keep reading reading to learn how to craft this easy heart shaped soap recipe to add to your winter skin care routine or to give as lovely DIY Valentine's Day gifts for natural beauty.

    18 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

    Learn how to make eighteen fabulous DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for anyone who appreciates a little pampering. Choose from this collection of homemade bath and beauty recipes that include homemade soap recipes, bath bon bons, solid sugar scrub bars and even lip balms in enticing fragrances and in both candy and heart shapes. 18 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts 1. DIY Valentine’s Day Solid Lotion Bars – This easy heart shaped solid lotion…

  • This easy jelly soap recipe makes heart shaped jelly soaps for unique DIY Valentine's Day gifts.

    Star Wars Jelly Soap Recipe for Valentine’s Day

    This Star Wars Jelly Soap Recipe features miniature Millennium Falcons and heart shaped jelly soaps that jiggle just like Jell-O. These make wonderful DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for any Star Wars fan! Plus they’re really easy to make and require minimal ingredients. Millennium Falcon Star Wars Jelly Soap Recipe © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: 1 1/2 packages of Knox unflavored gelatin 2.5 oz. water (1/3 Cup) 5 oz. Dr. Bronner’s unscented…

  • These sparkling DIY solid sugar scrub snowballs are not only a fun way to pamper yourself this winter, but they also make unique DIY Christmas gift ideas for any bath and body lover!

    DIY Solid Sugar Scrub Snowballs for Holiday Gifts & Winter Skin Care

    Need DIY holiday gift ideas? These DIY solid sugar scrub snowballs are the perfect bath time treat for Lush addicts. Made with moisturizing body butters, exfoliating sugar and coconut oil, these solid sugar scrub snowballs are a winter delight for any gift recipient this winter. Keep reading to learn how to make your own in shower DIY solid sugar scrub snowballs as a treat for dry skin this winter. DIY…

  • Looking for unique homemade Christmas gift ideas? Then be sure to consider this fantastic collection of 40+ unique homemade Christmas gift ideas that you can make yourself!

    Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

    Homemade Christmas gift ideas for everyone on your list! Looking for unique homemade Christmas gift ideas? Then be sure to consider this fantastic collection of 40+ unique homemade Christmas gift ideas that you can make yourself starting with Frosted Cranberry Coconut Milk Soap Recipe pictured above! This festive holiday soap recipe is scented with a frosted cranberry fragrance and is made with rich, luxurious butters and moisturizing coconut milk. Keep reading for…

  • This homemade cold process egg soap recipe is made with egg yolks. Eggs have long offered skin care benefits that include tightening skin, shrinking pores, and calming redness and breakouts. In cold process soap they also help to create a rich, thick lather.

    Cold Process Egg Soap Recipe (Step-by-Step Egg Yolk Soap Recipe)

    This homemade cold process egg soap recipe is made with egg yolks. Eggs have long offered skin care benefits that include tightening skin, shrinking pores, and calming redness and breakouts. Add eggs to your daily beauty regimen in with this DIY egg yolk soap recipe for natural skin care. Plus get easy tips for making egg yolk soaps perfectly your very first try. Soapmaking Benefits of Egg Yolk Soap In…

  • how to make cold process soap for beginners

    Beginner Cold Process Soap Recipe (How to Make Lye Soap)

    Making lye soap for the first time may seem daunting and even expensive. However, it doesn’t have to be! This beginner cold process soap recipe is ideal for those who want to learn how to make soap for the first time. Explore my easy recipe for homemade soap in addition to information on where to buy soap making supplies and how to make substitutions. What Is Cold Process Soap? Cold…

  • This homemade bacon soap recipe makes a great DIY Valentine's Day gift idea for men! Made with real bacon fat this homemade soap recipe yields a hard, extra conditioning soap that can either smell like bacon or any other scent of your choice!

    Homemade Bacon Soap Recipe for Men

    This homemade bacon soap recipe is the perfect DIY gift idea for men who love bacon! And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner what better way to say “I love you” than with a bar of heart shaped bacon soap? Made using real bacon (rendered) fat, this homemade bacon soap recipe yields nine hard, extra conditioning homemade soap bars perfect for the shower! So there are plenty to go…

  • Deodorizing Holiday Room Spray Recipe with Natural Essential Oils! This deodorizing holiday room spray recipe with natural rosemary and fir essential oils will have your home smelling fresh no in time. Scented with a simple blend of essential oils that will have you reminiscing over live Christmas trees, this easy and all natural deodorizing room spray is the perfect product for deodorizing both the air and your linens this holiday season.

    Deodorizing Holiday Room Spray Recipe with Natural Essential Oils

    This deodorizing holiday room spray recipe with natural rosemary and fir essential oils will have your home smelling fresh no in time. Scented with a simple blend of essential oils that will have you reminiscing over live Christmas trees, this easy and all natural deodorizing room spray is the perfect product for deodorizing both the air and your linens this holiday season. If you’re hung up on stocking stuffers and…

  • DIY body butter with hemp seed oil for your winter skin care routine. This homemade vanilla fig scented non-greasy body butter makes a great DIY Christmas gift idea when paired with homemade honeycomb soaps! Learn how to make yours for DIY holiday gifts today!

    DIY Holiday Gifts: Vanilla & Fig Non-Greasy Body Butter Recipe for Winter Skin Care

    This DIY vanilla & fig non-greasy body butter recipe with hemp seed oil is perfect for DIY holiday gifts. Made using natural plant based ingredients, this homemade body butter recipe moisturizes & protects dry winter skin without ever feeling greasy! Keep reading to learn how to make your own homemade non-greasy body butter recipe scented in vanilla & fig – or any of your own seasonally favorite fragrances – for…

  • This easy to craft festive holiday homemade cranberry orange soap recipe is perfectly sized for homemade stocking stuffer gifts this Christmas!

    Festive Holiday Homemade Cranberry Orange Soap Recipe

    This easy to craft festive holiday homemade cranberry orange soap recipe is perfectly sized for homemade stocking stuffer gifts this Christmas! Made using a melt and pour soap base and fun additives like walnut shell powder, fine red glitter and orange zest, this cranberry orange scented homemade soap is a sure hit. Homemade Melt & Pour Cranberry Orange Soap Recipe © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: 19.85 oz. white melt and pour soap…

  • Create your own DIY Santa's lump of coal soap with this easy homemade soap recipe to gift as a homemade gag stocking stuffer gift this Christmas.

    Santa’s Lump of Coal Soap Recipe

    Looking for a fun DIY gag gift for Christmas? Give this tutorial for Santa’s lump of coal soap recipe a try! It’s made with real charCOAL and combines both clear and white melt and pour soap bases for natural color changes that you don’t have to work hard to achieve. I also added a touch of 24K gold mica to mine for extra flair, however this is completely optional. Santa’s…

  • DIY Penguin Christmas Ornaments

    DIY Penguin Christmas Ornaments

    These cute DIY penguin Christmas ornaments are lots of fun to make. They can easily be crafted over a weekend and the entire family can join in on the fun! Keep reading to learn how to make these little ornaments that feature penguins sitting on their own little icebergs. DIY Penguin Christmas Ornaments © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen What you’ll need: Tovolo King Silicone Ice Cube Tray plastic toy penguins Clover…

  • My recipe for homemade cranberry body butter makes a great homemade Christmas gift! It’s non-greasy and smells simply delectable.

    DIY Holiday Gifts: Homemade Cranberry Body Butter Recipe for Dry Skin

    Learn how to make this easy seasonally inspired, cranberry body butter recipe for DIY holiday gifts! Scented with a traditional winter scent, this homemade body butter moisturizes dry skin throughout the season with rich shea butter and cocoa butter. Not only does it moisturize dry winter skin, this cranberry body butter recipe also doubles as a fragrant perfume. So your skin doesn’t just look healthy, it smells amazing too! Keep…

  • Craft this easy DIY waterless snow globe to use as part of your holiday home decor this Christmas.

    DIY Waterless Snow Globe

    This DIY waterless snow globe is so simple to craft and makes a great addition to any holiday home decor as an accent piece. A trip to your local craft store will yield all of the components you need for this project. DIY Waterless Snow Globe Tutorial © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen What you’ll need: glass mason jar or bail jar – I found mine at Joanne’s for $1.49 miniature Christmas buttons…

  • These easy DIY Christmas ornaments are made from Shrinky Dink paper. Not only do they look great on the tree but they make fun necklaces for kids too!

    Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments The Kids Can Make for the Holidays

    Your family will love this easy Christmas decor idea for the holiday season. Learn how to craft these easy DIY Christmas ornaments with your kids for holiday inspired DIY Christmas decor this winter. These easy DIY Christmas ornaments are made from shrink plastic Shrinky Dink paper. Not only will these ornaments look great on your Christmas tree, they make fun necklaces for kids to wear! Or give them as DIY…

  • Try this homemade Christmas gift idea for making this easy bath oil recipe!

    Easy Homemade Bath Oil Recipe for the Holidays

    If you’re looking for homemade Christmas gifts that anyone can make then you’ll definitely want to consider this easy homemade bath oil recipe! With as few as two ingredients you’ll have a homemade Christmas gift that anyone who covets baths is sure to appreciate. Easy Homemade Bath Oil Recipe © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: 1 oz. carrier oil 12 drops essential oil Instructions: I used an upcycled bourbon bottle for…

  • soap crafting polar bear soap diy melt and pour soap recipe (1)

    Easy Melt and Pour Polar Bear Soap Recipe + Tutorial for Beginners

    Learn how to make DIY polar bear soaps for winter fun with this easy melt and pour soap recipe for beginners! This cute soap making tutorial is a great project to make with kids as a winter family craft project. Made using glycerin melt and pour soap, this homemade soap is a great way to get started in soap crafting if you want to learn how to make soap without…

  • DIY Halloween Piggy Candy Jar

    DIY Halloween Candy Jar

    I stay so busy I sometimes find it hard to break away from the day job and the soap to make something other than bath and body products. However, I did find the time to craft this simple DIY Halloween candy jar. It was not only quick and easy to make, but I was able to stick to my daily routine of multi-tasking everything while waiting for the paint and then…

  • Pumpkin Spice Bath Bomb Recipe. Enjoy the scents of fall with this pumpkin spice bath bomb recipe! These easy pumpkin bath bombs DIY are fun Halloween treats to make and gift. Or simply indulge in some fall self care when you create your own fizzing bath bombs scented with seasonal pumpkin spice. You'll love the intoxicating scent of pumpkin spice from your favorite fragrance oil and the moisturizing shea butter, sesame oil and detoxifying sea salt found in these DIY pumpkin spice bath bombs.

    Pumpkin Spice Bath Bomb Recipe for Fall Skin Care

    Enjoy the scents of fall with this pumpkin spice bath bomb recipe! These easy pumpkin shaped bath bombs are fun Halloween treats to make and gift. Or simply indulge in some fall self care when you create your own fizzing bath bombs scented with seasonal pumpkin spice. DIY Pumpkin Spice Bath Bombs Treat yourself this fall with this easy pumpkin spice bath bomb recipe. You’ll love the intoxicating scent of…

  • outdoor upcycled halloween decorations

    Spooky Outdoor Upcycled Halloween Decorations

    Explore these great DIY ideas for spooky, upcycled Halloween decorations. These outdoor decorations feature giant squid tentacles as a centerpiece to frighten all the Halloween tricksters that visit your home this holiday season! Ideas for Outdoor Upcycled Halloween Decor Every year my neighbor at the end of the block decorates her house for Halloween. She starts planning in summer and on October 1st she starts decorating. This year she created…

  • Pumpkin Spice Soap Recipe! Learn how to make your own fall inspired DIY pumpkin spice soap made with real organic pumpkin via the homemade soap recipe and soapmaking tutorial at Soap Deli News blog! These make great seasonal gifts for teachers and neighbors too!

    Pumpkin Soap Recipe with Real Pumpkin Puree for Fall Skin Care

    Learn how to make a homemade pumpkin soap recipe using canned pumpkin puree to craft a homemade soap for your natural skin care routine this fall. This cold process homemade pumpkin soap recipe is handmade using real organic pumpkin making it a perfect soap for the fall season! Pumpkin isn’t just cool because it’s autumn, though. It’s also great for your skin too! Pumpkin is packed with fruit enzymes and alpha…

  • Create your own easy fall inspired DIY pumpkin spice room spray!

    DIY Pumpkin Spice Room Spray

    Fall is finally here and what better way to enjoy it than with the fabulous scent of this homemade pumpkin spice room spray! This easy fall craft project will make your home and linens smell like your favorite autumn scents that can be carried over into the holiday season. Don’t just stick to the amazing scent of pumpkin spice though. You can customize this homemade room spray recipe with any…

  • DIY Chalkboard Easter Egg “Baskets”

    Easter baskets are fun to fill, gift and receive, but when my son was little we used his basket once and then it would sit on the shelf in his closet for a year. Rather than buy something and use it once, why not upcycle your basket into something new after Easter is over? I was browsing Darby Smart when I fell in love with these super cute chalkboard plant…

  • This Easter melt and pour Peeps soap recipe creates darling Peeps shaped soaps in spring pastel colors. These Peeps soaps are easy to make & fun for kids!

    DIY Easter Peeps Soap Tutorial

    Easter is late again this year, but that gives you plenty of time to make these darling homemade Easter inspired Peeps soaps! Even last minute these cute, pastel colored and scented Peeps soaps can be made in a very short amount of time on a free afternoon. Plus they are super easy to craft and look absolutely darling in Easter baskets! Make one Peep soap at a time or easily…

  • Warming Chocolate and Chili Homemade Sore Muscle Salve Recipe

    Warming Chili & Chocolate Natural Homemade Sore Muscle Salve Recipe

    This homemade sore muscle salve recipe with essential oils is great for stiff muscles, aches and pains. Formulated to work well when used in conjunction with body massage, this warming sore muscle salve has a wonderful, natural chili and chocolate fragrance derived from essential oils. Discover how to natural relieve sore muscle pain without that medicinal smell with this natural skin care recipe. It works great for everyday pain relief…

  • Homemade Valentine's Day Gift Idea - DIY Sensual Massage Oil Recipe

    Sensual Massage Oil Recipe with Essential Oils for Valentine’s Day

    Learn how to make this sensual, skin nourishing massage oil recipe for Valentine’s Day! This natural massage oil recipe is an easy way to heat things up and add some extra romance to your love life! Made with an aphrodisiac synergy essential oil blend, this Valentine’s Day massage oil is the perfect gift to help you and that special someone spend more quality time together. How to Make A Sensual…

  • DIY Chocolate Bon Bon Solid Salt Scrub Recipe for Valentine’s Day

    Solid sugar scrub cubes have been a huge trend in natural homemade bath and body products for some time now. Their big advantage is that they are less messy than traditional sugar scrubs. But sugar doesn’t have to always be the star. So as a homemade Valentine’s Day gift idea, I thought I’d create a DIY Chocolate Bon Bon Solid Salt Scrub Recipe for bath time! The real advantage of this recipe,…

  • If you're on the hunt for a super sweet homemade Valentine's Day gift idea, this homemade chocolate truffle soap recipe is sure to delight.

    Homemade Chocolate Truffle Soap Recipe for Valentine’s Day

    If you’re on the hunt for a super sweet homemade Valentine’s Day gift idea, this homemade chocolate truffle soap recipe is sure to delight. These melt and pour soap truffles are both fun and easy to make and are scented with a Chocolate Drizzle fragrance oil so they smell phenomenal. Hunter, a friend and also the darling daughter of a friend, helped me make these sweetly scented candy shaped soaps. We used a Melt…

  • Winter Snowflake Hard Lotion Bar Recipe: A Natural Dry Skin Remedy for Your Winter Skin Care Routine. Care for your skin this winter with this snowflake shaped hard lotion bar recipe. A dry skin remedy this hard lotion bar moisturizes skin & soothes dryness.

    Snowflake Hard Lotion Bar Recipe: Dry Skin Remedy for Winter Skin Care

    Naturally care for your dry or chapped skin this winter with this seasonal snowflake shaped hard lotion bar recipe. The perfect dry skin remedy, this easy hard lotion bar moisturizes skin to soothe away irritation and dryness. It also makes a wonderful DIY holiday gift idea or stocking stuffer for friends, family, coworkers and teachers! Naturally Care for Skin This Winter with Hard Lotion Bars Show your skin some love…

  • Homemade Valentine's Day Gift Idea - DIY Silk and Rose Clay Facial Soap Recipe - Also makes a great body soap and shampoo bar! (Palm free recipe)

    Handmade Heart Shaped Valentine’s Day Soap Recipe

    Get a jump start on your homemade Valentine’s Day gifts with my new cold process Silk & Rose Clay Facial Soap recipe! It’s just one of the many amazing bath & beauty recipes featured in Wholesale Supplies Plus’ January 2014 issue of eHandmade magazine. Simply click here to download this issue in PDF format and skip forward to page 24 for the recipe. This new homemade soap recipe is palm…

  • DIY Holiday Washi Tape Mason Jar Gift Tags

    Whether you made homemade preserves or pumpkin butter for the holidays or purchased it from your local farmer’s market like I did, you can easily dress up your mason jars with a simple diy washi tape gift tag making it perfect for last minute holiday gift giving. To create these gift tags you’ll need a full size white blank sticker label sheet – World Label has these at a great…

  • New Year's Beauty DIY - Gala Shimmer Stick Recipe

    Shimmer Stick Recipe: New Year’s Holiday Party Makeup Highlighter for Skin

    Add some sparkle to your New Year’s Eve party look with these easy DIY shimmer sticks. This easy shimmer stick recipe is the perfect holiday party makeup highlighter for skin. And it’s super easy to make! Make Fun Beauty Highlighter Shimmer Sticks for New Year’s Celebrate the New Year with lots of sparkle and shine by crafting your own DIY Gala Shimmer Sticks! These sparkling beauty sticks can be applied…

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