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I’ve Got the Blues…

Posted on December 31, 2009. Filed under: Beaded Accessories, Bracelets, Gift Ideas, stick pins | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

My computer has prompted me to make space on my C drive more than once. Soooo, here is the beginning of a myriad of photos from my crafty past.

Handmade Czech Bracelet

Handmade Czech Bracelet

Royal Blue Glove Set

Handmade Czech Bracelet & Stick Pin Set

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Edible Chocolate Body Scrub

Posted on December 28, 2009. Filed under: Bath & Body, DIY, Gift Ideas | Tags: , , |

Who would have thought you could not only eat chocolate but you can use it as a body scrub? This amazing craft is yummy and helps out with your skin. It works best at the end of a hot bath.

Chocolate Body Scrub

Chocolate Body Scrub


Materials:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup cocoa nibs
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened
  • cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup jojoba oil
  • 1/2 cup sweet almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons vitamin E oil




Steps:

  1. Use a food processor or blender to grind the oats into a powder.
  2. Add the cocoa nibs, cocoa powder, salt, almond oil, jojoba oil, and vitamin E oil.
  3. Hit pulse a few times to blend.
  4. Store in a glass or plastic jar, and scoop out for use with a spoon or a seashell.
  5. Massage the scrub into skin, then rinse with warm water.

Source: Fave Crafts

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