DIY Easy 2 Ingredient Lotion Bars.
Tutorial from How Did You Make This? here. This would be a 3 ingredient recipe if you added fragrance. *Tip: If you live in a hot place, keep this in a cool place so they don’t melt. The lotion bars could be combined with the other spa gifts on my blog. For a lightweight spa kit you can mail go here. For more beauty/spa recipes go here: diychristmascrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/beauty
DIY Chunky Crystal Bead Leather Bracelet Tutorial from Lebenslustiger here. I like this bracelet because it is easy and there is no closure. Elastic is used to string the beads so you can slide the bracelet on and off. For more really unique bracelets from Lebenslustiger go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/lebenslustiger
DIY Cheap and Easy Tiny Friendship Crimp Bead Bracelet Tutorial from Thanks, I Made it here. Erin posted this on FB a while back and I posted it here. Top Photo: $84 Vivian Frank Designs Gold Friendship Wish Bracelet here, All Other Photos: DIY by Thanks, I Made It. For the ultimate list of friendship bracelets go here.
DIY Knockoff Homemade Kind Bars Recipes from The Yummy Life here. Her version costs $.44 per bar (which she even weighed to make sure the comparison was accurate) and she bought the ingredients at Trader Joes and Whole Foods.If you aren’t familiar with The Yummy Life blog it has detailed recipes, tutorials, vegan options, nutritional information etc… I’ve posted a lot of recipes from this site here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/the-yummy-life
DIY Cheap, Easy & Creepy Specimen Shadow Boxes Tutorial with Free Labels Printable from Seeing Things here. I have posted quite a few tutorials from Seeing Things (a long with some good free printables). I have also written that I really like how she structures her tutorials and shows you exactly what she’s used to make her DIYs. Instructions for the shadow boxes are at the bottom of her post at the link.
DIY 2 Bike Charm Bracelets. I’m posting this as a reminder of how easy it is to make use a favorite charm into a bracelet or necklace. Charity and craft fairs are coming up because of the nearing holidays and these can be produced quickly and easily.
- Top Photo: DIY Bike Charm Bracelet Tutorial from Twin Dragonfly Designs here. You can find the exact bike charm used for the top photo bracelet on Ebay here or from the ultimate wholesaler Alibaba here. You can also go to Twin Dragonfly Designs’ FB page to buy a bracelet for $5 plus shipping here.
- Bottom Photo: DIY Button Wire Bike Charm from Sweet Little Something’s FB page I posted about here.
DIY Plastic Animal Rings Two Ways Tutorial from Fashionrolla here. If you don’t have a ring blank Fashionrolla has a tutorial for plastic or leather/pleather bases. I like plastic toy DIYs because if you make a mistake you’re not out a lot of money. For pages more of plastic toy DIYs go here.
DIY Haloween Bone and Skull Wreath from The Art of Doing Stuff here. Tired of adorable Halloween decor and ready for something truly creepy? Then this wreath made out of Dollar Store materials and bones is for you. For everything Halloween go here.
DIY 1 Ingredient Body Butter Bar Recipe and Tutorial from Humblebee & Me here. This is the site I go to for beauty and bath recipes because this blogger knows her ingredients. I have not made these bars but if they turn out as pictured they would make really nice holiday gifts.