Whether you need a quick gift for mom or want to set the mood for an upcoming spa day at home…we have some DIY crafts for you! Start the bath and put on your favorite podcast with this adorable watermelon soap, cookie cutter candles, pineapple body scrub, and tropical bath bombs!
- 1 lb Goat’s milk soap
- 2 lb Clear soap
- Soap mold
- Soap colorants (Green and Red)
- Watermelon fragrance oil
- If using a square soap mold, use tape to cover the bottom half of the mold.
- Cut 1/2 lb of goat’s milk soap into cubes and microwave in 30 second increments until melted.
- Add watermelon fragrance oil and green colorant. Stir and fill mold 1/4th up. Let dry for 15 minutes.
- Cut 1/4 lb of goat’s milk soap into cubes and microwave in 30 second increments until melted.
- Pour white mixture on top of solidified green soap in 1/8th of mold. Let dry 15 minutes.
- Cut 2 lb of clear soap into cubes and microwave in 30 second increments until melted.
- Add watermelon fragrance oil, red colorant, and poppyseeds. Fill rest of mold.
- Let soap sit for 90 minutes before demolding and cutting to shape.
Pineapple Body Scrub
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- Yellow colorant
- Pineapple fragrance oil
- Glass jar (Optional)
- Microwave 1/2 cup coconut oil until melted.
- Mix with 1 cup sugar, pineapple fragrance oil, and yellow colorant.
- Stir until fully mixed. Add to fun glass jar to give as gift.
Tropical Bath Bombs
- 1 cup baking soda
- 1/2 cup citric acid
- 1/2 cup corn starch
- 1/2 cup epsom salts
- 4 TBSP coconut out
- Various colorants
- Tropical fragrance oil
- Bath bomb molds
- Microwave 4 TBSP coconut oil until melted.
- Combine with 1 cup baking soda, 1/2 cup citric acid, 1/2 cup corn starch, and 1/2 cup epsom salts. Add tropical fragrance and desired colorant.
- Once mixture is the texture or wet sand, overfill two sides of bath bomb mold. Smush together and hold.
- Remove bath bomb from mold and place somewhere to harden for up to 24 hours.
Cookie Cutter Candles
- Small saucepan
- Sheet pan
- Parchment paper
- Tin can
- Wax melts or candle ends
- Cookie cutters
- Candle wicks
- Thermometer (Optional)
- Cut wick to size. Cover sheet pan with parchment paper.
- Simmer water in small saucepan. Once boiling, add tin can filled with wax melts or candle ends.
- When it reaches 100 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s time to pour.
- Pour your melted wax into cookie cutter on sheet pan. Gently press down to create a tight seal and hold wick in middle of candle until it cools down and forms.
Which one would you make? Share with us on Instagram at #craftbusters.