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7 Unique DIY Projects for Essential Oils

Reader Contribution by Mikkie Mills
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It’s no secret that essential oils are gaining attention. Essential oils are great for use in the home, as well as unique and meaningful gifts. They’re all over the internet, and they’re even getting popular in beauty and wellness products. Essential oils have been around a long time, but lately they’re making such an impact that people are finding all kinds of ways to use them in crafts and daily life.

Create Your Own Oil

There’s a huge variety of Young Living Essential Oils available to choose from, and while there are existing oil blends, sometimes it’s fun to experiment! Grab some of your favorite base scents like lavender, lemon, or patchouli and put them together your way. You’d be surprised how many wonderful combinations you can come up with!

Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace

Diffuser necklaces are great crafts for both adults and children. You can even make them in a group and show off your creative designs! They’re great for therapy jewelry, and they’re easy to make. A few drops of essential oil goes a long way and might even last you all day.

One of a Kind Cleaning Products

>Some essential oils, like lavender and lemon, have natural sanitizing properties, which makes them perfect for creating your own cleaning products for your home. They’re super easy to make, and you can use all kinds of different mixes to use in your kitchen, bathroom, or anywhere you like!

Scented Body Lotion

Essential oils have wonderful aromatherapy properties to relax or energize you. What better way to experience the benefits than to moisturize your skin at the same time? Plus, you can get way more creative making your own lotions than any of the ones you’ll find in a store.

Refreshing Room Spray

Who doesn’t want to add a little freshness to a room? Customize your own scent with essential oil blends or choose one scent to brighten your room. Room sprays are great to keep in your bathroom, or even by your bed to spray around the room before you go to sleep. Lavender, while it’s already great for cleaning, is also good for helping you relax and get to sleep. Not to mention, homemade room sprays are a great way to reuse those empty spray bottles.

Potpourri Packages

These are super easy to make, and not only can you choose your own oils, but you can add a bunch of different ingredients that will make your home smell great. Potpourri jars make for unique and thoughtful gifts, as well as fun group projects. You can de-stress while you make them and keep the effects going long after you’ve put them all together!

Essential Oil Candles

These easy to make candles will help brighten up your home! With few ingredients, you can experiment and make candles in all shapes and sizes from mason jars to tea lights. Adjust the amount of essential oil you add depending on the amount of fragrance you want. If you want to add a little extra touch to your project, try decorating the outside of the container. Give your projects as personalized gifts (great for teachers or bosses) or keep them to add a homemade touch to any room!

Essential oils are a fantastic way to add some personality to your home and show off your creative skills to friends and family. These ideas can get you started with using essential oils in your daily life, and they’re totally open for you to add your own touch and experiment with fragrances you like. With these projects, you can bring everyone together to create memories. Make something new and lasting to share and treat yourself at the same time!

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