12 Days of DIY Gifts in a Jar: Homemade Lavender Body Scrub
We’d all like to be able to send our loved ones and ourselves to the spa to relax. After all, the holidays are a stressful time of year. Unfortunately, the days following the holidays don’t offer much relief. Your budget is a bit hungover, your detoxing from all the delicious holiday foods, work is in full swing, and the kids are back in school and extracurriculars requiring you to run frantically from one place to the next.
For most, a spa day is out of the question thanks to the price tag; however, you can gift the next best thing…relaxing DIY gifts in a jar like this Mason jar recipe for homemade lavender body scrub.
This DIY gift in a jar is super simple to make. It only requires 5 ingredients/materials and minutes of your time. Bonus: The ingredients needed are pretty inexpensive (especially compared to a spa day).
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With DIY gifts in a jar such as homemade lavender body scrub, your loved one (or yourself…hey, you deserve a gift!) can take a trip to the spa again and again. This Mason jar recipe is especially great for a bath before bed as lavender is thought to help with anxiety, insomnia, and restlessness.
This is just one of 12 DIY gifts in a jar you’ll find on FreebieFindingMom.com for the 2014 holiday season. I’ve put together a sleigh full of DIY gifts in a jar and Mason jar recipes in order to inspire you to give frugal, fun, heartfelt, and homemade presents this year.
For more DIY gifts in a jar follow Freebie Finding Mom’s Mason Jar Recipes and Crafts Pinterest board and check out 25 other holiday DIY gifts in a jar and 25 Mason Jar Cookie Recipes.
*These ingredients will make 4 or 5 jelly jars worth of lavender body scrub.
1 C. coconut oil
½ C. sugar (you could also use epsom salt if you wish)
10-15 drops of lavender oil (you should be able to smell the lavender but it should not be overpowering)
4 oz. jelly jars
Printable tag (available to print here)
1. Add the coconut oil, sugar, and lavender oil to a medium sized bowl and mix well. The final product should not be runny.
2. Scoop the body scrub into the jars and affix the printable tag (DIY gifts in a jar printable tag: Lavender body scrub) to the lid with the double-sided tape.
This homemade lavender body scrub will last for six months or more. If the body scrub appears to be “settling” simply stir it.
DIY gifts in a jar such as this Mason jar recipe for homemade lavender body scrub are perfect for anyone in your life from a coworker to a parent to a BFF. While it may not cost much to make DIY gifts in a jar like this one, the receiver is sure to love the thought behind the gift. This holiday season, remind your loved ones to take care of themselves and relax.
Share your experience with DIY gifts in a jar like this one in the comments. Happy holidays!
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