How To Make Reusable Beeswax Wraps for Food | DIY

How To Make Reusable Beeswax Wraps — Perfect for Zero Waste Food Storage! DIY tutorial. A bit of fabric paint and some beeswax transform a piece of cotton into reusable, sustainable food wraps. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #DIY #foodwraps #sustainability #beeswaxwrap #beeswax #zerowaste #cleanliving #zerowastliving #livegreen #eco #wellness #noplastic #reducewaste

When Joanna shared a post about chic reusable containers last month, I knew it was finally time to post my take on DIY beeswax wraps. I’ve been seeing tons of Instagram ads for Bee’s Wrap for awhile now and I’ve always wanted to make some myself so I can store leftover food in a sustainable — and beautiful! — way. The process was really fun and surprisingly easy. Now I have something practical that makes me smile every time I use it!

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Deep Sleep Pillow Spray with Essential Oils | DIY

Promote deep sleep and relaxation with this pretty #DIY pillow spray infused with lavender essential oil. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #lavender #deepsleep #essentialoil

Who among us hasn’t tossed and turned while lists of to-dos and/or imagined ;emergencies; endlessly unspooled in our minds, to the detriment of much-needed sleep? In order to soothe my mind and facilitate deep, restful sleep, I’ve started to spruce up my nighttime routine. I bought myself a really luxurious night cream and invested in some sweet springtime pjs. Linen sheets are next on my list, but until I’m ready to make that investment, I turned to my standby essential oils to round out my new bedtime ritual. Keep scrolling to see how to make this super-easy, deep sleep inducing DIY!

P.s. Hi, friends! It’s been a minute since I’ve shared a DIY tutorial around these parts and I blame the fact that Joanna and I are both planning our weddings right now — a fact which is both exciting and exhausting.

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Sugar Cube Scrub with Essential Oils | DIY

Up your at-home spa game with these easy sugar scrub cubes infused with essential oil. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #diy #sugarscrub #essentialoils #sandalwood #sugarcube #wellness #selfcare #cleanbeauty #naturalbeauty

Lately, I’ve been all about little moments of self care. As evidenced in Joanna’s wellness posts, that can mean anything: a face mask on a Tuesday night… slathering on rose-scented lotion before bed… an extra-long, extra-hot shower on a Saturday morning. Which got me thinking, how can I elevate that experience just a little more? The answer: making my own Sugar Cube Scrub!

These sweet little sugar cube scrubs are more than meets the eye — they’re full of super-hydrating coconut oil, anti-inflammatory rosehip seed oil, and the heady scent of sandalwood, so they definitely feel like a moment of self care. Bonus? They’re ridiculously easy to make.

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Essential Oil Reed Diffuser with Etched Glass | DIY

Essential Oil Reed Diffuser with Etched Glass DIY. How to make a reed diffuser for less by with essential oils. Learn how to etch glass and blend your choice of essential oils. #diy #essentialoil #diffuser #reeddiffuser #etchedglass #easydiy #diytutorial

There are tons of ways to make your home smell great: candles, electric diffusers, plug ins, palo santo, incense… and reed diffusers! Today I’m sharing an incredibly easy way to make your own essential oil reed diffuser with a cute etched glass vessel. But first… a back story.

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Hidden Crystal Candle DIY

Crystal Topped Candle DIY tutorial. This soy wax candle is topped with calming crystals and infused with essential oils for a DIY that’s beautiful and mood enhancing. How to make a candle, make your own candles on jojotastic.com #DIY #candles #makeyourowncandle #crystals #healingcrystals #selfcare #wellness #howtomakeacandle

Today’s post is all about how to make your own hidden crystal candle — aka a really great project if you’re snowed in! Maybe you’re lucky enough to live in a place where the thermometer currently reads above sixty degrees. But, if you’re like us here in the PNW (or those poor unfortunate souls current stuck in a polar vortex), you still have a fair amount of winter to get through. And what better way to cope with dark, drafty days than with a candle? But not just any candle: one that’s infused with beautifully scented essential oils and topped with a handful of artfully faceted crystals. The finished product is a decorative art piece and a mood enhancer. Plus, it’s super easy to make!

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13 Last-Minute Handmade Gift Ideas

13 Last-Minute Handmade Gift Ideas! Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #giftguide #handmadegifts #DIYgifts #christmasgifts #giftideas #diy

I don’t know about you, but I’m nowhere near being finished with my holiday shopping. There’s still so much to do! One way that I try to save time (and money) during the holidays, while also adding a personal touch, is by making a handmade gift. We share so many DIYs each month here on the blog, that I thought it would be helpful to round up some favorites. This list includes some of our most popular tutorials and has tons of awesome handmade gift ideas for all the procrastinators out there.

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Luxe Holiday Centerpiece with Pomegranates | DIY

One of Joanna’s favorite ways to celebrate the holidays is by throwing a small, intimate dinner party. She’ll be sharing the overall styling of the table tomorrow, but today it’s all about the flowers! This year the aesthetic of our holiday centerpiece is a spin on traditional luxe vibes, but still with a modern twist. I viewed it as a fun challenge to make something using colors and materials that are just a little bit unexpected. While this luxe holiday centerpiece does feature some traditional Christmas-y elements like evergreens, I added some surprising elements. Pomegranates provide a nice, traditional pop of red, but in a new way. Then bringing in privet berries added another color and texture element. Using roses always brings a classic feel, and in the case of this arrangement, it just felt perfect.

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