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Heart Shaped DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils – Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!

Heart Shaped DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils – Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!

Here is a super easy and fun DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea! Today I’m going to show you how to make your own heart shaped DIY Bath Confetti! It uses a really cool paper that dissolves in water. You brush on color, scent and soap to the paper, punch it out when it dries, and you’ve made yourself dissolvable bath confetti! I made mine in heart shapes in honor of Valentine’s Day, but you can get paper punches in any shape – so you could make these for any season! See the full tutorial below on how to make yours!

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

How To Make Heart Shaped DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils:

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

It’s really easy on how to make bath confetti!  For this you will need 2 small bowls to mix your liquid soap, colorant, and essential oils in.  I used one for the lavender scented liquid purple dyed soap and the other for the rose scented pink dyed liquid soap.  Start by adding 2-3 tablespoons of castile soap to your bowls.

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

Then add about 20 drops of rose essential oil to one bowl and lavender to the other.  I want my hearts to be two different colors – but you could just make one color heart and blend the essential oil scents in one bowl if you prefer.

Then it is time to add some color to your scented liquid soap.  I added 2 drops of red soap color to the rose scented soap and two drops of red and two drops of blue to the lavender scented soap.  Stir them together until well blended.

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

Now it’s time to get your paper solvy dissolvable paper and paint it with your colored and scented liquid soap.  I painted the front and back of two sheets of paper – one for pink rose and the other the purple lavender.  Be sure the paper gets fully saturated with the liquid soap mixture.

Grab a drying rack or cookie sheet and leave these out to dry for a few hours.

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

When each sheet of paper is fully dry, you can get your paper punch and start creating your dissovable heart bath confetti!  Make as many punches as you can out of each sheet of paper.

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

I think these are so cute and will be so much fun for a Valentine’s Day bath!  Mom’s – don’t feel bad if you make these just for yourself and enjoy a quiet bath filled with peace and nice smelling warm water!

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

I put DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils in an old baby food jar.  You can store in any jar though, as long as its air tight.  Any humidity will make the papers stick together and ruin the shapes.  If giving as a gift, you could spray paint the baby food jar top (I did gold) and wrap it in some irridescent celophane gift wrap sheets.

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

A few of you have asked what the paper is like when it dissolves.  I took a quick picture of a few of the left over strips of paper with the hearts punched out of them.  Once it gets wet, it quickly turns into a pulp that the more wet it gets, it just dissolves completely and washed down the drain.  It’s actually pretty cool stuff – and I’m sure your kids will love to play with it during bath time!

DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

When you are ready to use them, sprinkle a handful or two into the bath and you’ll see how quickly it dissolves!  It will add a touch of castile soap and essential oils to your bath that will make it more relaxing and fun!  You’ll get some extra bubbles and essential oil aromas in your bath.  These are easy and fun to make and are an easy bath confetti gift idea!

Looking for more DIY gift ideas?  Check these out (combine a few of these for a wonderful gift basket – especially as a DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea!):

DIY Snowflake Bath Confetti – Easy DIY Gift Idea!

Easy Homemade Lavender Soap – Make 12 Bars in One Hour!

Easy DIY Homemade Melt & Pour Rose Soap with Glycerin & Goats Milk

DIY Homemade Lotion Bars

DIY Charcoal and Clay Facial Bar Soap with Essential Oils

How To Make Easy Homemade Bath Bombs With Essential Oils

Heart Shaped DIY Bath Confetti with Essential Oils

DIY Scented Pine Cones For The Holidays

DIY Scented Pine Cones For The Holidays

Nothing sets the stage for the holiday spirit to spread among your home like the scent of fresh pine or fir trees!  That’s why today I’m going to show you how to make easy DIY scented Pinecones for the Holidays! I personally have always had an artificial Christmas tree, so I do not have the… Continue Reading

Homemade Essential Oil Diffuser Christmas Tree Ornament

Homemade Essential Oil Diffuser Christmas Tree Ornament

    I have a homemade essential oil diffuser project to share with you today – but this one is for your Christmas tree!  This essential oil diffuser is an ornament made with ribbon, beads, and porous lava beads.  The lava beads hold and diffuse the oils to help make your home smell as Christmas-like… Continue Reading

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

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Easy Melt & Pour Orange Creamsicle Soap Recipe

Easy Melt & Pour Orange Creamsicle Soap Recipe

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt and pour soaps and wanted to create one had a more unique scent that previous ones I had made (like lavender or rose.) I already had orange essential oil, and I wanted to experiment with what I had in my spice cabinet.  So I got… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Lime and Cedarwood Soap with Chia Seeds

Easy Melt & Pour Lime and Cedarwood Soap with Chia Seeds

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing lime and cedarwood essential oils, and trying chia seeds as an exfoliant.  I also wanted it to sparkle, so I used some gold mica powder as well (which I also used in my Rose… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Fall Scented Soap with Free Printable Soap Labels

Easy Melt & Pour Fall Scented Soap with Free Printable Soap Labels

  School has begun, the temperatures are starting to fall, and pumpkin spice everything has arrived.  I recently made an easy melt & pour fall scented soap that I’ve just fallen in love with!  Close your eyes, and imagine inhaling clove, cinnamon and orange zest.  Sounds amazing, right? Today, I’ll show you how to capture… Continue Reading

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