Do I know its no longer Christmas? Yes, yes I do. Don't worry.
But as I do every year and as I have mentioned, I have just gotta show you my craftiness at Christmas time!
So this was an eventful December. Not only was I working through the holiday period for some of that extra dosh, I was crafting these beauties for my friends and family. (as well as continuing my personal projects, few!)
Not only was all of this going on, but my buddie ol' pal who is just in her last year of teaching in Kenya was coming home for Christmas. Now, her theme tune is driving home for Christmas, and it couldnt have been more appropriate!
So I will start with Aimees present first.
Designed after the image of my friend in a similar
style to one of my own mugs painted year in the year.
And another design painted after
a really cool cartoon, Adventure Time. Again if you havent seen
his one I would recommend it as it is funny and weird and wonderful all at the same time.
- All you have to do is cut off the flowers from any strong smelling lavender bush, pop them onto a tray an leave them to dry. NOTE: the earlier the bud the stronger the amount of oil in the flower.
- Once dry, rub off the flowers into a container, then with your desired amount of lavender mix in granulated sea salt. This holds in the smell.
- Mix then place into desired container or bag. Vola! Simple eh?