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.

3 comments:

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.