Monday, November 24, 2008

Homemade Holidays: Spa baskets

Those easy-to-buy spa baskets at the local pampering store are cheap, but they don't offer much when you're trying to stay within a shopping budget. Plus, there's a lot of packaging involved - from the clear plastic that envelopes the entire basket and contents to the individual bottles and tons of shredded packaging inside.

Instead of running to the Body Shop or Bath & Body Works this holiday season, make a few spa baskets of your own. Create and bottle a few handmade items, and you can create a custom basket for your friend (or you!) in no time.

Here are some recipes to get you started:

For the bath:
Other items:
Not enough? Check out Natural Beauty for All Seasons for other ideas. You can read portions of the book through Google Books.


CorieCommunications said...

Good idea! Thanks for the links, too. Might have to find some time to make one of these! :o)

Cathy said...

Awesome--thanks for the links. I want to make some of those for my family this year.

Abbi said...

How fun! What a great list of links you have! Thanks for sharing.