Learning how to make beeswax candles gives you a fun new skill and control over the ingredients. Use these, give them away, or sell them!
I wanted to make an autumn scented beeswax air freshener similar to some I saw at a craft show. They’re pretty simple to make and way cheaper to DIY.
Learn how to render beeswax, and clean it yourself. Yes, it is more convenient to buy the pellets, but if you’re into doing things yourself you can render and clean your own beeswax and enjoy the advantages.
I made this homemade drawer freshener because I was tired of the harmful chemicals used in commercial fabric softeners and detergents to mask odors in clothing. The ingredients in my recipe are natural and they work!
Wood finishes don’t have to contain chemicals or petroleum products. You’ll love this list of natural wood finishes for woodworking projects.
Don’t buy expensive essential oil reed diffuser oil blends that contain chemical agents. Make your own blends and use chopsticks as reeds!
This simple homemade leather conditioner seals in moisture and protects against the elements helping leather look and feel its best, longer.
My New Year’s resolution is simple: go zero waste as much as possible. This means reducing the amount of trash your family produces to zero.
This DIY cream for cracked hands and feet uses a luxurious blend of herbs and oils. Use it to help get rid of dry, cracked winter skin on hands and feet.
Many test batches yielded this homemade deodorant stick that smells great, stores well, and keeps odor away! Plus it is inexpensive to make.
This homemade furniture polish recipe frees you from the chemical-based polish sold in most stores. Enjoy it and share it with loved ones!
I’ve had a lot of success making creams and just recently mastered lotion making! My favorite so far is this simple goat milk lotion recipe.
This fall diffuser blend is ideal for damp fall days and cozy autumn nights. Quintessential fall aromas deliver relaxing Autumn aromatherapy!
Make poke root salve for bumps, bites, and scrapes by preparing an infused oil from the root then mixing in some beeswax and shea butter.
A creamy homemade lotion recipe that yields a natural hand and body moisturizer that repairs dry skin. It’s light and fluffy and never greasy!
This DIY udder balm is based on a closely guarded recipe from my Uncle Roy in Minnesota. It works well on cow and goat udders but also works great on hands!
This rainbow body butter is not simple but it is fun to make and, because of the beautiful colors, is both skin-soothing and eye-catching. Enjoy making it!
This chocolate-covered rose lotion bar recipe is great for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s day! They look like roses and smell like chocolate. The perfect gift!