Learn how to make aromatherapy DIY shower steamers with essential oils! You’ll learn how to make and use shower steamers and receive four homemade recipes for wake me up citrus shower bursts, eucalyptus shower bombs for colds, relaxing rose shower tablets and lavender shower melts for sleep. This comprehensive tutorial is a guest post from the lovely ladies of Country Hill Cottage, and also includes tips for packaging, as well as free printable labels for gift giving.
These lovely DIY rose lotion bars from guest blogger Irena of Country Hill Cottage are made with natural, non-toxic ingredients and are perfect for moisturising dry skin. They’re also formulated without beeswax for a lotion bar recipe that’s completely plant-based. Read on to learn more about the ingredients and get helpful tips for creating homemade lotion bars.
This graphic DIY art print was inspired by mudcloth.
Mudcloth, if you’re not acquainted with this gorgeous textile, is a thick fabric which is made by sewing together narrow strips of handwoven cotton. The cotton fabric is then painted with aged and fermented mud or natural dyes.
Mudcloth originated in West Africa, specifically in the Malian region. It is often seen in home decor as a dark toned fabric ordained with a white geometric pattern consisting of bold yet simple dots and lines, or as an ivory toned fabric with black geometric dots and lines. Malian fashion designer Chris Seydou has been credited with introducing mudcloth to a global audience.