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Feb
12

Winter Crafts for Adults


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Winter Crafts for AdultsWinter Crafts for Adults

The cold winter weather keeps us trapped inside more often than not. So, it can be hard to keep an upbeat attitude when we are cooped up inside. If the winter blues have got you down, then you may want to try some fun craft ideas. Homemade crafts are a fun way to spend your time and give you something to be proud of once you’re done. So, this is a great way for you to try to brighten up the winter season! You can find all kinds of fun ideas that you can create using wholesale supplies from Natures Garden! If you are interested in trying out some winter crafts for adults, then check out this craft blog for our free craft ideas.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Homemade Candles and Room Scents

Homemade candles and room scent recipes are great craft ideas that you can enjoy making this winter. You can create homemade candles that look fun and unique. Not only do these homemade candles have fun designs, but these homemade candles have a lovely scent as well.  The candle making recipes uses scrumptious fragrance oils that will brighten up your home. Whether you know how to make a scented candle or are just starting, you can use our step-by-step candle making recipes to make your very own creations!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Make a Pure Soy Wax CandleWinter Crafts for Adults: Make a Pure Soy Wax Candle

If you are looking for a fun and easy to follow candle, then use our recipe to learn to Make a Pure Soy Wax Candle. This candle making recipe is a great craft recipe for beginners. Not only is this a great candle recipe for beginning candle makers, but this homemade candle is fun to use as well. This homemade candle uses the lovely aroma of our Apple Orchard Fragrance Oil. So, this scented oil has refreshing notes of Cameo, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Fuji, and Granny Smith apples. So, you can enjoy your new craft as well as the lovely aroma of a homemade candle!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle Recipe

Anyone that is a bit more familiar with candle making may be interested in a more complex candle making recipe. There are all kinds of fun and unique designs that you can make with candles. One fun kind of candle that you can create is a candle that looks like dessert. So, you may want to try creating our Keylime Pie Candle Recipe. This fun room scent recipe is a layered candle inspired by a scrumptious key lime pie. You can craft the layers of this candle recipe to look just like the scrumptious dessert. Plus, your candle will be scented with the delicious Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil, which is a mouthwatering, true aroma! So, you will love both creating and using this pie scented candle recipe.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Rustic Wax Melts RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Rustic Wax Melts Recipe

Also, our Rustic Wax Melts Recipe is a fantastic room scent recipe that you can create. This lovely scented wax recipe uses wholesale herbs and an herbal fragrance oil to create a lovely aroma. The scents of the real cloves, juniper berries, orange peels, and cinnamon sticks blend perfectly with the scent of our Christmas Wassail Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of mulled apple cider, fresh pineapple, and orange zests surrounded with spicy cinnamon and cloves. Further, the cosmetic herbs provide a beautiful and rustic appearance for the wax melts. Not only is this room scent recipe fun to look at, but you can enjoy using your homemade wax tarts, as well!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Leopard Candle RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Leopard Candle Recipe

Also, you can create the Leopard Candle Recipe. This fun recipe for making scented candles is a great choice for crafting. This candle recipe has you use shaped beeswax to create a leopard print design that is unique and adorable. Not only does this homemade candle have a fun design, but the candle is scented with the Aphrodisiac Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, and green tomato leaf. These notes are followed by middle notes of jasmine, lily, bamboo and dry base notes of eucalyptus and woods. So, you can enjoy creating and enjoying your homemade scented candle!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe

Another fun room scent that you can create is the Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe. This scented wax recipe uses a snowflake mold and pillar of bliss wax to create a cute recipe that looks like freshly fallen snow! Not only is this a cute room scent recipe, but this scented wax recipe has a lovely scent, too. Plus, this scented wax potpourri includes the aroma of our Jack Frost Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has a crisp clean peppermint aroma that blends with the sweet scent of vanilla bean. So, you will enjoy burning this lovely scented wax in your home.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Bath and Body Recipes

Another fantastic idea for craft recipes that you can enjoy is cosmetic recipes. Of course, there are all kinds of different cosmetic recipes that you can create. Whether you want to make bath bombs, homemade soap, diy lotion, or another recipe, there is sure to be a recipe that you are excited to create! Not only are these lovely bath and body recipes fun to create, but you will enjoy using this bath and body recipes as well. Further, these homemade cosmetic recipes can be used to nourish your whole body.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe

The Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bombs Recipe is a fun bath and body recipe that you can create. This bath recipe is an adorable recipe that is fun to create. This cute layered bath bomb recipe is a great way to spend time and provides you with a fun bath recipe. This fun bath bomb recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that will care for the skin. Further, this bath and body recipe uses cosmetic ingredients that are fun and fizzy. Also, this bath recipe uses cosmetic herbs, like rose petals, that are wonderful for a bath. So, you can enjoy creating this lovely bath and body recipe as much as using this cosmetic recipe. So, just sit back and relax as you enjoy your heart shaped bath bomb!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

One great cosmetic recipe that you can make at home is melt and pour soap. One fun recipe for mp soap that you can make is our Graffiti Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. This soap recipe uses the natural scent of our peppermint essential oil and our mp soap base, which includes nourishing cosmetic oils. Not only does this homemade soap recipe use our lovely soap base, but it includes a variety of fun, colorful soap dyes. This soap recipe allows you to have fun with your soap making as you can drizzle and design your soap however your like! This fun soap recipe allows you to go crazy and have some fun creating unique bars for soap. So, your bars of soap will be fun to create and will care for the skin.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe

Another great bath and body recipe that you can create is our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe. This homemade hair care recipe walks you through how to create a conditioner recipe that nourishes and leaves a clean scent. First, this conditioner recipe uses luscious cosmetic oils that are wonderful for the hair. Further, this hair conditioner recipe uses the refreshing scent of our Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil. This spa scent uses a fresh blend of grapefruit, lime, fresh cucumber, guava, and passion fruit with light base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern. So, this diy hair care recipe would be perfect for conditioning your hair and providing a very strong, clean scent. You will be sure to love using your homemade conditioner just as much as creating it!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe

Also, you can create a fun homemade lip balm recipe. Our Winter Wonderland Lip Balm Recipe is a simple cosmetic recipe that you will be sure to enjoy. First, this diy lip balm uses our All Natural Lip Balm Base. This lip balm base is easy to use and contains cosmetic ingredients that are perfect for creating a silky soft lip balm recipe. Further, this lip balm is naturally flavored with our refreshing peppermint essential oil and sweet white chocolate. Further, this diy lip balm recipe uses shimmering mica dust to create a beautiful lip care product. You will be sure to enjoy creating this fun cosmetic recipe as well as using this conditioning lip balm.

Winter Crafts for Adults: Pink Lemonade Scrub RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe

Additionally, you can create a bright, layered scrub recipe. Our Pink Lemonade Scrub Recipe is a great cosmetic craft recipe that you can create. This scrub recipe uses pretty soap colorants and is fairly easy to create. Not only is this scrub an easy craft, but this bath and body recipe perfect for caring for your whole body. This emulsified sugar scrub uses moisturizing cosmetic oils and herbs that are incorporated to help your skin. Further, this scented scrub includes the lovely aroma of our Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has scrumptious notes of sweet lemonade with juicy raspberries and a twist of natural lavender and white musk. So, this would be another fantastic craft idea for spending your extra time this winter. 

Winter Crafts for Adults: Mojito Bath Bomb RecipeWinter Crafts for Adults: Mojito Bath Bomb Recipe

Also, you can create the lovely Mojito Bath Bomb Recipe. This herbal bath bomb recipe is a fun and unique bath recipe is another fantastic craft recipe that you can create. Once you mix up your bath bomb ingredients, you can create a fun layered bath bomb. This cosmetic recipe uses wholesale herbs that care for the skin and enhance the aroma. This bath recipe uses the scrumptious scent of our Mojito Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil is has notes of juicy lime and sugar that are balanced with an aroma of mint leaves and rum. The strong and refreshing aroma of this fragrance is perfect for creating an enjoyable bath bomb. So, this wonderful bath bomb recipe is both a fun craft to create as well as enjoy in a tranquil bath.

Winter Crafts for Adults: 18 Winter Crafts for When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House

We hope that you these various craft recipes! Natures Garden crafts are fun to make as well as use to nourish the body, but there are other fun craft ideas that you might enjoy as well! If you are looking for some more fun crafts for adults, then you should check out the article 18 Winter Crafts for When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House from Country Living. These homemade craft recipes are perfectly unique ideas that you can use to spend some time and decorate your home! So, find some of the best craft recipes to try out and have some fun!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Reach Out to UsWinter Crafts for Adults: Reach Out to Us

Whether you are looking for crafts to brighten up the season or bring out the beauty of winter, we hope that you have found some fun homemade craft ideas. You can find even more fun craft ideas on the Free Recipe and Classes page of our website! If you have any questions about these recipes, then feel free to reach out to us. You can talk to us about these crafts at the NG store, on our HUG Line, or online. A great way to find us online is to find us on social media. You can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Of course, you can share your own creations and ideas on our social media, too. Hope you enjoy your winter crafts and we hope to hear from you soon!

Jun
12

Independence Day Soap Recipe


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Independence Day Soap RecipeIndependence Day Soap Recipe

If you are looking for festive and patriotic melt and pour soap recipes, then you may want to try Natures Garden’s Independence Day Soap Recipe. This free soap recipe give you step by step instructions on how to create this unique soap. Plus, we have available many of the soap-making supplies and ingredients that you need to make this soap recipe! So, get started on of the best melt and pour soap making recipes and get ready for some more fun this Fourth of July!

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
Independent Fragrance Oil
Epsom Salt
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
Whipped Soap Base
Square Loaf Mold
Embed Mold- Stars
Vegetable Glycerin
Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
8 oz. Clear Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Other Needed Equipment

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubbing Alcohol
Hand Mixer
Knife
Cutting Board
Microwave
Scale
Cookie Sheet
Wax Paper

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Clean and Prepare

Before you begin creating your melt and pour soap recipe, you should make sure that your equipment and work area are ready to use. So, clean off a surface to work on and make sure you have a clean microwave available. Then, gather your equipment and supplies to ensure that you have everything you’ll need. Also, you will want to make sure that your equipment has been cleaned and is ready to use. This will make sure that your crafting goes as smoothly as possible, which will make it more fun, too!

 Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weights for First Layer

285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a White LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a White Layer

First, you are going to be creating the white layer for your soaps. So, weigh out 285 grams of the Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base and melt it. Make sure to use thirty second intervals in the microwave. Once your soap is liquid, you can add in 12 grams of the Independence Fragrance Oil. Stir the mixture well to incorporate the scent fully into the soap base.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the White Layer

Next, you are going to pour the scented soap into your soap mold. Once all of this mixture has been added to your square loaf mold, you will need to release any trapped air bubbles. So, take your bottle of rubbing alcohol and lightly spray the top of this layer. Make sure that you allow this layer to completely set up before moving on to the next step. Otherwise, you may pour your soap too soon and cause the color of your layers to mix.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Second Layer

285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a Red LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing a Red Layer

Now, you are going to be creating the first red layer for your soap recipe. So, weigh 285 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap and melt it in a microwave. Remember to use thirty second intervals to avoid burning. After your soap has melted, add in 12 grams of our Independent Fragrance Oil and 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. Once everything has been mixed well you’re ready for the next step.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Pouring the Second Layer

Now, you are ready to pour your red layer. Start by lightly spraying the top of your previous layer with rubbing alcohol to make sure these layers stick together well. Then, carefully pour your mixture into the mold. After, spray the top of this layer with rubbing alcohol to release any trapped air bubbles. Make sure that your soap sets up completely before you move on to your next step.

 Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for the Third Layer

285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Third LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Third Layer

Next, you are going to be creating another white layer for your melt and pour soap. So, melt another 285 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add 12 grams of the Independent Fragrance Oil to the mp soap. Once everything is mixed, you are ready to add this layer to your soap mold. So, lightly spray the top of your previous layer with rubbing alcohol. After you carefully pour your entire mixture into the mold, lightly spray the top with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles. Make sure to wait until this layer has completely hardened before moving on to the next layer.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Fourth Layer

285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
12 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Fourth LayerIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating and Pouring the Fourth Layer

Now, you are going to create the second red layer. So, measure and melt 285 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add in 3 drops of Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant and 12 grams of the fragrance oil. After everything is mixed, spray the top of the previous soap layer and carefully pour this layer into the mold. Then, spray with rubbing alcohol to remove air bubbles. While you are waiting for this layer is set up, you can move on to preparing the embed soaps and Epsom salt.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Blue Sprinkles

 20 grams Epsom Salt
3 drops Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Epsom SaltIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Epsom Salt

Next, you are going to prepare the Epsom salt. So, weigh out 20 grams of Epsom salt and add it to a Ziplock bag. Also, add 3 drops of Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant and 1 gram of Independent Fragrance Oil to the bag. Now, seal the bag and mix everything together until you have a vibrant blue colored salt.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Red Sprinkles

 20 grams Epsom Salt
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Red Sprinkles Independence Day Soap Recipe: Coloring the Red Sprinkles

This process will be almost exactly the same as the blue sprinkles, but this one uses 3 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant instead of the blue soap colorant. So, combine the Epsom salt, soap colorant, and fragrance in a ziplock bag. Just like before, you will need to mix everything in the bag to incorporate the color and scent oil. Once you are done, you will have both the red and blue colored salt to sprinkle on your soaps! Since we don’t have the topping on yet, you can just set both colors aside to use later.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Red Star Embeds

40 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
1 drop Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams Independent Fragrance Oil

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Red Soap EmbedsIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Red Soap Embeds

Next, we are going to prepare our star embeds for the top of our melt and pour soap. Weigh and melt 40 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap. Then, add in a drop of Tomato Red Soap Colorant and 2 grams of fragrance. Mix well and pour this soap into the star shaped embed mold. Make sure to spray the top with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles. While you are waiting for these soaps to completely set up before removing them, you can move on to the next step.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for the Blue Curls

70 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
3 grams Vegetable Glycerin
2 drops Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Preparing the Blue Curls

Before creating the soap, you will want to line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Then, you can melt 70 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap in the microwave using thirty second intervals. Afterward, add 3 grams of your fragrance oil and 2 drops of the Ultramarine Blue FUN Soap Colorant. Also, add 3 grams of Vegetable Glycerin to make the soap more flexible. Once you stir in blend everything together, pour the soap onto the cookie sheet. Allow the soap to completely set up before trying to cut out strips.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Blue Curls

Now, you are going to use a knife to cut strips out of the soap. You want strips that are about a quarter inch wide and approximately four or five inches long. Once your strip is cut, wind them into a spring-like shape.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Total Weight for Whipped Soap Topping

150 grams Whipped Soap Base
150 grams Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base
15 grams Independent Fragrance Oil
15 grams Vegetable Glycerin

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Whipped Soap ToppingIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Creating the Whipped Soap Topping

Since your fourth layer should be set up by now, you are ready to create your whipped soap topping. So, weigh out 150 grams of Whipped Soap Base, 15 grams of Independent Fragrance Oil, and 15 grams of Vegetable Glycerin. Next, whip these ingredients together using a hand mixer. Once you reach a whipped cream consistency, then you can set this mixture aside momentarily.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Melt and Pour SoapIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Melt and Pour Soap

Now, you are going to need to prepare the melt and pour soap for your whipped topping. Weigh out 150 grams of the Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base in a separate bowl. Then, melt the soap in the microwave using thirty second intervals. Once your soap is melted you are going to add it to your whipped soap mixture. But, make sure you are ready to move quickly after this point. After adding the mp soap, use your hand mixer to get the mixture to a frosting consistency.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Adding the Whipped Soap Topping

Finally, you are ready to add your whipped topping to your soap loaf. First, lightly spray the top of your layered soap with rubbing alcohol. Then, you can begin to add your whipped soap topping to your soap. Make sure to move quickly enough that your soap doesn’t set up before it is added to the top. Once the top of your soap is covered, you are ready to decorate!

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Decorating the Top of Your SoapIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Decorating the Top of Your Soap

Lastly, you are ready to decorate the top of your soap. You will want to sprinkle both your red and blue Epsom salt sprinkles over the top of your soap. Also, add your embed starts and blue curls. We chose to add two blue curls on either side of each red star, but you can decorate them in a different way if you’d like. After you have your soap decorated and the whipped topping has set up, you can remove your soap from the mold and begin cutting it into bars.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: More Fun for Independence Day

If you are looking for even more fun ideas for Independence Day, then check out this No-Bake Cheesecake Flag Cake on Allrecipes. This delicious dessert is perfect for a July Fourth cook out or even just to celebrate at home. The scrumptious cheesecake is topped with berries that make it look just like an American flag! So, this is a recipe that is perfect for such a patriotic holiday.

Independence Day Soap Recipe: Ask Us AnythingIndependence Day Soap Recipe: Ask Us Anything

Hope that you enjoyed this melt & pour soap recipe. If you have any questions about this soap recipe or other creations, then ask just ask us. You can find us at the NG store, on the phone, or online. If you’d like to talk to us online, we would recommend finding us on social media, as it is fast and easy! You can find us on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents), and Twitter (@ngscents). Hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July. Have some fun and be safe!