Friday, November 27

DIY project: lavender bath bomb favours


What could be a more perfect thank you to friends and family than a relaxing lavender bath bomb? Easy to make and under $1 each these cute little favours are ideal to finish off our lavender beach wedding.

You will need:
Large bowl
Citric acid (try your local chemist, just tell the pharmacist what you want it for)
Baking soda
Dried lavender
Lavender essential oil
Food colouring
Almond oil (if you can't find this at your local supermarket try a health food store)
Molds (if you can't find specific bath bomb mold you could use chocolate molds for smaller bombs)
Waxed paper

DIY project:
1. Mix 1/2 cup of citric acid, 1 1/4 cups of baking soda and 1/4 cup of dried lavender together in a bowl.

2. Add 15 drops of your lavender essential oil, 2 tsp of water and a couple of drops of blue and a couple of drops of red food colouring.

3. Slowly add between 2 to 6tbsp of almond oil until the mixture with hold together.

4. Roll spoonfulls of your bath bomb mix into lightly oiled molds and leave to set for a few minutes. They will start to expand. Remove from the molds and allow to thoroughly dry out on waxed paper for a day or two.

5. Wrap a ribbon around the bath bomb from top to bottom and finish off with a bow, or display surrounded by little shells as above.


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