Sunday, March 18, 2012

Brown Sugar Body Scrub

So I know I have been a failure at regular posting lately, but honestly I think I just needed a little break. It has been lovely. After being sick, I was able to finish my most recent class and take a week of "Spring Break" from school as well, before my next class starts. I have still had to work, but things have been much more laid back outside of that.

That being said, I am FINALLY getting aroung to sharing with you guys the brown sugar scrub that I made for my sister-in-law's birthday gift basket that I shared in this post.

To make the scrub, I don't remember the exact amounts that I used becaues I ended up doctoring it, but I believe I started with two cups of brown sugar, 1/8th cup of olive oil and 3 tbsps of honey. Then I may have added the ingredients without measuring to doctor it into what felt like a normal body scrub consistency. I forgot to take photos of this part! So sorry!

Next, I poured my gloopy mixture into a simple mason jar.
 I cut a square of white linen and placed in over the inner part of the lid and then twisted the collar over it, securing it in place and adding a bit of charm.
 Next, I hot glued a strip of burlap around the center of the jar, like this:
 I love the texture added by the burlap! To finish it off, I tied a cute little tag around it with some twine. I really could not be happier with the way that it turned out!
You will have to let me know if any of you try this! I really want to make a batch for myself, I just haven't gotten around to it just yet. Also, I finally finished that coffee table makeover, I just have not taken pictures of it yet! I promise to try to do so this week!

I hope you all are loving the springlike weather! I cannot WAIT to get our spring decor out. I loved what we had for winter, but I am over it! :) Hopefully I will get to that sometime this week too!


  1. What a lovely gift for your sister-in-law!

  2. Going to have to make some for myself! I have sensitive skin, so it's nice to have a "recipe" where I can control the ingredients!