Turn an Orange into a Candle
Using these simple grocery store items, you can create rustic and very eco-friendly candles that are easy on the eyes and easy on the wallet.
What You’ll Need:
Orange (bigger works better)
Step 1: Using your knife, cut around the middle of the orange. Be careful to only cut the peel and not the fruit underneath! By only cutting the peel, you will save yourself a lot of time and end up with a cleaner looking candle.
Step 2: Without ripping,… read more
Bridal Beauty Sugar Scrub
Between all the invitations, flowers, seating arrangements, and venue hunting it can be difficult to remember to take time to relax. Sometimes a little pampering is all you need to get back on track, and this sugar scrub is sure to do the trick.
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of oil
10-12 drops of essential oil
A Note about Ingredients:
Sugar: You can use whatever sugar you have on hand, but I recommend using sugars with varying granule sizes like fine white… read more
5 Eco-Friendly DIY Wedding Favors
Looking for an eco-friendly wedding favor that won’t break the bank?
Wedding favors can be tricky. You want to come up with something creative and cool that your guests will actually enjoy instead of throwing away or shoving into the back of a closet. After all, do your guests really need a silver plate with your name on it?
Candy is always a popular option but how many weddings have you been to that featured personalized M&Ms as favors? Sure, they’re always delicious, but their popularity… read more
Rethinking Wedding Party Gift Baskets
Are you tired of all the traditional, monogrammed wedding party gifts? Try making customized gift baskets! Here’s a how to create something fun and personal without breaking the bank.
You’ve picked your wedding party—yay! They’ve been there for you through all the crazy ups and downs of wedding planning and now the big day is almost here and you want to give them a gift to show them how much you love and appreciate their help with and tolerance of the bridal insanity. But after looking… read more