Homemade soap – basic recipe

Homemade soap – basic recipe

Over the summer, I started to experiment with homemade cosmetics and among other things I came across a lot of recipes for making homemade soap. It’s incredibly simple, so now I’m trying different combinations of fragrances, natural dyes and oils, and I want to share my new obsession with you.

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Balcony pond

Balcony pond

So I threw myself into another gardening experiment. I love water features in the garden and I plan to build a wildlife pond in our cottage garden. At the same time, I would love to have a piece of water also here at home, so I searched the internet for some inspiration and I made a simple mini pond from a large flower container. Continue reading “Balcony pond”

DIY soy candles with essential oils

As a lover of Yankee Candles, I have always wanted to try home-made scented candles. It’s so simple and the result is absolutely beyond expectations. I used a fair amount of essential oils, so they smell really beautiful and the vegetable wax with natural scents is a lot healthier and greener option compared to paraffin. Try it! Continue reading “DIY soy candles with essential oils”