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Today’s Valentine Sugar Scrub project comes from an Instagrammer @saffronanddaisies.
She is an IT professional by the day who loves to do fun projects with her kids and around the house . She is also a decor enthusiast who runs a small handmade handloom fabric pillow covers from India . The Prints are made of a technique called Kalamkari which is from Southern Part of India . The fabric is 100% cotton , and dyed using vegetables . No artificial dyes or colors.
This Valentine Sugar Scrub is a great way to reuse mason jars, like from jars of jam you have saved ,and also scrapbook paper scraps.
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Amount needed for your ingredients will depend upon the size of the jar and how many you are making. Basically the sugar will be the main ingredient.
- 4 oz Ball Jars (or whatever you have on hand)
- Red or Pink Food Coloring (do as many drops as needed to get the desired color)
- Peppermint Oil
- 1 Tbsp. of Coconut Oil per jar
- Bowl (think thrift store find here)
- Spoon or Spatula (also a thrift store find would be great here)
- Ribbons scraps, washi tape, or scrapbook paper to decorate with. Basically, whatever you have on hand.
- With the jar, scoop the desired amount of sugar.
- Pour the sugar into a bowl.
- Add some red food coloring, a scant 4-5 drops of peppermint oil along with 1 Tbsp. of coconut oil (per jar).
- Stir the mixture to incorporate all the ingredients.
- Spoon the mixture back into the mason jar.
- Decorate the jar as you like.
BUT WAIT…THERE’S MORE……….
BONUS – She also included her info for those salt dough tags you can attach to the jar for décor and as an added gift.
- Mix AP flour , salt and water into a dough and keep aside for 30 minutes covered. (Here is an exact recipe, but it’s basically 1 part salt to 2 parts flour to 1 part water)
- Roll out and cut shapes using a cooking cutter , she used the heart shape.
- Poke the hole at the top with a small dowel.
- Wait for them to dry.
- She let the kids doodle the beautiful designs with sharpies.
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