Monday, May 2, 2011

Mother's day Gift - Quick and Easy

Scented Bath Salts

What You Need
2 cups Epsom salts
1 cup baking soda
Large bowl
Lavender-scented oil
2-x-4-inch scrap of white cotton fabric
Food coloring
Cookie sheet
Apothecary jar
Baby spoon

How to Make It
  1. In a large bowl mix 2 cups Epsom salts and 1 cup baking soda. Dab a few drops of lavender-scented oil onto a 2-x-4-inch scrap of white cotton fabric and stir through mixture. Repeat with drops of food coloring. Continue mixing scented oil and food coloring until desired scent and color is achieved. If desired, make two colors of salts to layer in a purchased apothecary jar (available in thrift shops).
  2. Spread salts mixture onto a cookie sheet for several hours, stirring several times. Wash and dry the jar. Spoon salts mixture into jar.
  3. Tie a baby spoon onto jar with ribbon.
  4. To use, dissolve several teaspoons of salts in bathwater.
Note: This project was brought to you by BHG

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