Wonderful DIY Teddy Bear Cellphone Case This cute Teddy Bear cellphone case can be a fun addition to your bag accessories. Cellphone cases are an important way of keeping your cellphone free of dents and scratches. With the above template, you can make your own felt cellphone case, get crafty ! What you will need: FeltScissorsNeedle and thread3cm Multi-Purpose FastenersPaperPenGlue Photo credit: VK Click here for DIY recycled-earphones-bracelet 88 Recipes For Non-Toxic Personal Care Products | Divine Health If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Many folks are so used to simply buying all of their personal care products from the store. We often don’t think to make our own. My recommendation is to start with the items you use every day. The skin is the largest organ of our body. Most skin care products on the market are quite toxic. Face Washes, Masks & Lip Balms (15) Make-Up (5) Deodorants & After Shave (6) Toothpastes (9) Shampoos & Hair Care (5) Body Washes & Scrubs (8) Body & Hand Lotions/Moisturizers (16) Hand Soaps & Foot Care (2) Salves & Balms (14) Bug Spray & Insect Repellent (2) (These products commercially are SUPER toxic – I highly recommend replacing them STAT!) Sunscreen & Miscellaneous (6) Looking for more recipes to ditch the chemicals in your beauty products? DIY Organic Beauty Recipes eBook from Mommypotamus -over 50 recipes! I also highly recommend two eBooks by my friend Jennifer at Hybrid Rasta Mama. If you enjoyed this post, please share!
oils and elixirs - Mark Golding Sensual Alchemy for Experience and Pleasure An Apothecary of Formulæ I have experimented extensively with alchemical combinations of essential oils to collate this materia medica. Available Blends ABSOLUTE DETERMINATION (Galbanum, Spikenard & Cassia Bark) For sitting in determined statethe thoughts of which we cogitaterefine, distill and crystaliseand thus we open inner eyes. ALERT FOCUS(Violet, Pettigrain & Frangipani)And with our focus clearly placedalert and bright in open spacethose thoughts and wishes that we dreamare realised and quickly seen. ASSURED DILIGENCE(Cinnamon Bark, Sandalwood & Neroli)For only through our diligencewill that we wish to know make sensethus honouring the sacred pathof letting go of what we grasp. BIG SMILE (Eucalyptus, Neroli & Frankincense)The sweet sensation in your faceas your smile resumes it's placerevealing that which dwells withinyour perfect, funny, silly grin. COURAGE (Clary Sage, Cucumber & Cypress)Oh!
Cosmetic Bag Sewing Pattern Today I’m going to share with you a curved top cosmetic bag sewing pattern that would make a great Christmas gift for a teenager on your list (it would also be pretty fun to make for an adult too!). I’m the mom of 3 teenagers who loves to sew, I will readily admit that the day they didn’t want me to make them dresses for church anymore was a sad one for me. I wasn’t quite ready to stop creating things for them and soon realized that instead of not sewing for them anymore I just needed to alter what I was making. Now I feel pretty passionately about the subject, why just give that newborn baby a handmade quilt? The pouch is made from wool, but you can also use cotton, if you use wool just make sure it’s lightweight. If you’d like to make one too, here’s what you’ll need (includes affiliate links): All seam allowances are 1/2″ unless otherwise noted. From the pattern piece cut: 2 pieces for pouch front 2 pieces for pouch lining 2 pieces of flex foam 2 pieces of shape flex Clip the curve. Related
The Mountain Rose Blog – Herbal Culinary Infusions The mere thought of oils, vinegars, butters, and salts infused with the essence of savory herbs is enough to make the taste buds swoon. Simple to concoct, these preparations are eminently useful for creating flavorful dressings, marinades, rubs, beverages, vinaigrettes, sauces, and so much more. When packaged into pretty glass bottles or jars with a label, they make a perfect gift that anyone is sure to enjoy. Just imagine giving a basket filled with herbal infused provisions for the holidays, or adorning your table with gorgeous bottles of infused vinegars, oils, herbal butters, and flavorful salts. What fun! Almost any aromatic or flavorful organic herb can be used when making infusions. Popular choices are: Infused Vinegar When vinegar is infused with herbs, it adds a special twist to salad dressings, marinades, dipping sauces, vinaigrettes, and any other recipe utilizing vinegar. Vinegar: Distilled white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, wine vinegar, or rice vinegar. Directions: Infused Oil
Coffitivity - Increase Your Creativity! Recycling of waste material ,Handmade Crafts Ideas: DIY Butterflies Made From Plastic Bottles Turning an ordinary piece of litter and turning it into a work of art is more than just interesting, it’s an inspiring craft. Repurposing plastic bottles is no longer a work of innovators, but a common practice in the DIY domain. Transforming a PET into a beautiful butterfly is absolutely stunning. The amazing fact is that with a bit of patience, you can achieve the same result. Materials needed: a plastic bottle (no convex patterns);a picture with a butterfly;a plastic sheet;a pair of nail scissors;a permanent marker of average thickness;3 to 5 shades of nail polish;some nail glitter;sequins;super-glue; Take the 1.5 or 2 liter plastic bottle and cut off the smooth middle part of the neck and bottom. Select varnishes (3-4-5 different) that harmonize in color to the scheme in which you want to see your butterfly. The final part is cutting the butterfly contour, while still capturing the entire thickness of the black line.
Stinky Toilet Spray One thing that we have to do in our family is to share a bathroom. All 5 of us using the same toilet…it can often times be a bit of a drag especially if more than 1 person has to go and the first one to get there…ya know…stinks it up! Enter stinky toilet spray! Basically it’s a spray made with essential oils that you spritz into your toilet before (or after) you go…#2. I’m happy to report that it DOES work amazingly well! I mixed up the ingredients in a 2 cup glass measuring cup and poured them directly into the spray bottle. Ingredients 2 T. Instructions In a 2 cup glass pyrex measuring cup at 2 T. witch hazel Add essential oils Add water to 1 cup line on measuring cup Stir with spoon Store in glass or aluminum spray bottle Shake, spritz toilet water and go! Voila, that’s it. Let me know how it goes.
Chakras All human beings and animals have a set of seven energetic centers along the midline of the body from the feet to the head. This is well known in other cultures, but not in Western medicine or science. A common name used for these energy centers is a Sanskrit word from India - the energy centers. The word means spinning vortices of energy, which is a good description of them. This article is an introduction to these funnel-shaped spinning vortices. They are located at the midline of the body, along the spine, as illustrated below. All are shaped like double funnels joined at the narrow ends except the first and seventh. Every person also has another set of etheric centers. Centers are “closed” in most people. Ideally, the energy centers should begin to open during the teenage years. Factors that promote the opening of the centers. All major religions discuss this, although they may not mention the energy centers. Things are different today, however, in at least three ways: 1. 2. 3. 4.