Sunday, November 15, 2015

Hand scrub

This is very simple and very easy to make.

2 cups sugar
1/3 cup coconut oil
lemon zest (about 1/2 of a lemon)
several drops lemon essential oil

Heat the coconut oil in the microwave until soft, but not melted (10-15 seconds).  Add the coconut oil to the sugar and work it in until completely combined and crumbly.   Add the lemon zest and lemon oil.
Package in cute well-sealed containers such as jars or tins.

Friday, April 18, 2014

How to remove wallpaper.

In a large bucket mix:
2 gallons hot water
1.5 c. of fabric softner.

Apply to walls with a sponge roller or spray bottle.

1. Prepare the room.
2. Score the existing wallpaper
3. Remove design layer
4. Mix solution.
5. Spray solution onto walls

Completly wet a small section of the wallpaper that you are working on. Do it sections of 15 minute increments.

6. Remove the wallpaper.
7. Clean the walls.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Card boxes

For this project you will need:
- used or new spring cards
- stylus
- ruler
- scissors
- and 4 squares of double sided sticky tape

1. Cut the front of the card on the fold and discard the other half.
2. Measure the length and height of the card. Cut out a piece of the cardstock about 1 mm smaller on each of the long and short sides of the cardstock. This will ensure that the top of the box fits perfectly on the bottom piece.
3. Follow the step-by-step instructions in the link below to make this box. You will do this for each half. 

Instructions from