Sunday is Mother’s Day. Every mom needs a bit of pampering, and this gift is not only sure to please but easy to make—even for those of you who claim you don’t have the crafting gene.
12 oz. canning jar with lid
4 oz. unscented shampoo
4 oz. water
1-1/2 T. baby oil
1/2 teaspoon essential oil (your choice of scent*)
sheet of cardstock
1/2-yd. 1/2” wide ribbon
computer or pen
*Suggested scents for relaxation include vanilla, lavender, and chamomile, but when it comes to gift-giving, always choose the scent the recipient likes best.
Combine all the ingredients in the canning jar. Seal tightly. Shake to combine ingredients.
Set the text margins on your computer to 1” high x 2-1/2” wide and type out directions (see below) using a decorative font. Print on cardstock. Trim cardstock evenly to 1-3/4” x 3-1/4”. (Note: if you don’t have a computer, use a pen to write out the directions by hand.)
Punch hole in the center of one short end of the cardstock.
Loop ribbon through hole and tie around jar.
Add 2-3 T. to water as tub fills.
Lie back and relax!