Homemade Gifts * My Craft Table

Today on My Craft Table – I am making gifts for an upcoming birthday part, new baby or housewarming. Those that follow my blog -know i live out in rural Louisiana. An hour away from any large store- and sometimes you need a quick gifts . So in my craft cabinet (Yes -I have one) I keep a few basic supplies and between that and the kitchen you can make some quick gifts for ant occasion.


  1. Coconut oil ( This is a local brand but buy what you can ) You will use it all the time.
  2. Pour & mold soap
  3. Beeswax pellets
  4. Additives ( Dried flowers and herbs from my garden)
  5. Fragrances
  6. Candle wax
  7. Empty containers
  8. Epson Salt
  9. And from the Kitchen – Sugar,Salt. Baking Soda ,Olive oils, spices it various.


Today Lets talk about Basic Sugar & Salt Scrubs – 


  1. 1/2 cup sugar (white or brown sugar- preferably organic)
  2. 1/2 cup oil (olive oil ,coconut,sunflower )
  3. Optional: essential oils of your preference.

To make it-

  1. Combine the coconut oil and one cup of the sugar in a bowl and mix until creamy.
  2. Add the essential oil while continuing to stir. This is when you would add coloring too.
  3. Add the remaining sugar until the formula reaches the desired consistency.
  4. Scrub away and love your super soft skin!



Try add Pumpkin Spice and Cinnamon to Brown Sugar & Concoct Oil.  I place mine in pretty little jam mason jars and decorate for gift giving.


Salt Scrub Recipes-


Lately I was at the store and noticed Epson salts comes in flavors ( So give this a try) 

Epson Salt Scrup

1 Cup Coconut Oil

1/2 cup Epson salt ( comes in flavors)

Drops of matching fragrance



Sea Salt Scrub Recipe-



1 cup coarse sea salt, 1/2 cup liquid coconut oil, 5 to 7 drops of essential oil, and a 10-ounce glass container.( small jam mason jars)

  1. Add the salt. Pour 1 cup of salt into the empty glass container.
  2. Add the oil. …
  3. Add essential oil. …
  4. Stir the mixture. …
  5. Seal and gift.

Hope you enjoy these -Have fun and Experiment .  If any allergies just change out ingredients and substitute . More great gifts coming soon.  Lisa 



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