Just for You Bath Salts

Materials

  • Recycled baby food jars with lids, three
  • Bath Salts: Strawberry Champagne, Milk Honey White, Ocean Breeze Blue (Save-On-Crafts.com)
  • Cardstock: green, pink, blue, kraft
  • Small wooden scoops, three
  • Ribbon: scraps, in coordinating colors
  • Hemp cording

Tools

  • Hero Arts Small Sentiments Stamp: “just for you”
  • Inkadinkado Stamps: Bird on Branch, Heart Stamp
  • Marvy Uchida Clever Lever Super Jumbo Craft Punches: 2-1/2” Oval, 2” Scalloped Oval, 2-1/2” Scalloped Circle
  • ColorBox Fluid Chalk Palette Inkpad: Autumn Pastel (Burnt Umber)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Burnt Umber, Hauser Medium Green, Baby Blue, Petal Pink
  • DecoArt Multi-Purpose Sealer
  • Double-sided tape

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, sponge scrap

Directions

STEP 1

  • Rinse clean, empty jars and lids in vinegar water to remove oils. Let dry thoroughly.

STEP 2

  • Use sponge scrap to dab sealer onto lids.

STEP 3

  • Use sponge scrap to apply Burnt Umber paint onto tops and outside rim of lids.

STEP 4

  • Use sponge scrap to dab one lid each with several coats of Hauser Medium Green, Baby Blue, and Petal Pink. Let dry thoroughly.

STEP 5

  • Punch three 2-1/2” ovals from kraft paper.

STEP 6

  • Punch one scalloped oval and one scalloped circle from each of the colored cardstock (green, blue, pink).

STEP 7

  • Use inkpad to ink the scalloped edges of each cutout.

STEP 8

  • Stamp the following: bird stamp onto green paper cutouts; “just for you” sentiment onto blue paper cutouts; heart stamp onto pink paper cutouts.

STEP 9

  • Using double-sided tape, attach scalloped circles on lids.

STEP 10

  • Adhere ribbon scrap around center of each jar. Use double-sided tape to glue smaller colored-paper ovals onto larger kraft paper ovals and center onto jar. Glue ovals on jar.

STEP 11

  • Tie coordinating-ribbon scrap on handles of wooden scoops.

STEP 12

  • Fill jars with bath salts. Screw lids on tightly.

STEP 13

  • Wrap hemp cording around neck of jar. Tie ribbon over hemp cording.

Tips

  • 1. Fill narrow cardboard box or small crate with excelsior and nestle jars inside for a great way to present this gift!
by Meggan Maravich
Just for You Bath Salts
Just for You Bath Salts