DIY Mini Note Book Covers

DIY Craft

I just love this fun idea of using up beautiful paper. It is practical and functional and you can appreciate the lovely paper far more often than before.

The next best thing to pretty fabric is pretty paper! Although I don’t scrapbook, I love to walk through that department at my favorite craft/sewing stores and couldn’t resist buying some when I saw it marked down.  Of course, then I had to come up with a project for it, so here it is!

Sometimes the paper is so pretty, I am reluctant to use it, but I had no such trouble with this project. Some are planned to be small gifts, others I will use myself and then I can appreciate the paper each time I use them.

The therapeutic and relaxing nature of craft is something we should ponder about whilst stuck in traffic jams, heading to work each week!  🙂 Continue reading “DIY Mini Note Book Covers”

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D.I.Y Essential Oils Toilet Freshener

Why buy it? When it is better and cheaper to make your own.

No Harsh chemicals, and a lovely fragrance from essential oils, easily purchased in bulk.

Toilet Freshener

10 Homemade Recipes for Beauty Products: DIY Poo-Pourri Toilet Spray 2

 INGREDIENTS:

15 drops bergamot essential oil

10 drops lavender essential oil

10 drops lemongrass essential oil

2 Tbsp. rubbing alcohol ( Isocol is fine)

4 oz. distilled water

1 tsp. vegetable based glycerine
Spray bottle

DIRECTIONS:

1. Fill a small spray bottle with water and rubbing alcohol.

 2. Add essential oils and glycerine then replace top and swirl gently to combine.

To use: Before you go, give the bottle a shake then spritz the water 3 or 4 times. That’s it!

[Source and photo credit: http://www.freebiefindingmom.com/10-homemade-recipes-for-beauty-products-diy-poo-pourri-toilet-spray/]

Something we don’t often ponder about