This Blooming Basket of Sugar Scrub Party Favors is perfect for a bridal shower! Use them on tables as a centerpiece or set them on a table near the door for guest to take as they leave the shower.
Let’s not forget the mommy to be…also a great baby shower favor as well! These flower favors were actually used at a fundraising event themed as a baby shower to raise money for an organization to help mothers in need.
They are very inexpensive to make, yet bright and showy! I have also created a sheet of free printable “sugar scrub” tags for you to print out below!
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Spring Shower Favors Idea
What I can’t enough of this time of year are bright cheerful colors and flowers! They just make me happy just like these Homemade Sugar Scrub Favors! Sugar scrubs are great gifts to make. They are very affordable and if you are an essential oil user, they are perfect for giving the homemade sugar scrub a wonderful aroma. I also have several sugar scrubs that include free printables here!
Homemade Sugar Scrub
Here’s how you can make your very own sugar scrub. I kept it really simple. You can literally make a batch while you watch your favorite show.
- Silk Flower Stems
- Pretzel Bags
- Safflower Oil
- Card Stock Paper
- Essential Oils
- Green Food Coloring
- Don’t forget the pretty Baskets
Here’s how to make your own sugar scrub. It turns out so pretty and smells heavenly.
I made these in a HUGE batch with a few friends – I think we made 75 individual homemade sugar scrub favors. It is a little hard to give an exact recipe.
1. Dilute the Food Coloring
First, I diluted my food coloring, in a small amount of water in a small cup. Mine was a gel-based icing food coloring and I thought it would mix better with the sugar in a more liquid form. Be careful not to use too much water. Oddly enough the food coloring does not dilute in oil…I tried it. My guess is because it is water based.
2. Mix the Sugar and Oil
I used a 10 lb. bag of sugar and possibly 1 1/2 bottles of safflower oil. Add more or less depending on the texture you want the sugar scrub to be. More oil will make it runnier and less will make it fluffier.
3. Add the Diluted Green Icing
Mix these ingredients together first, then add in small amounts of the diluted green icing coloring until the desired color.
4. Drop Essential Oil
5. Fill the Pretzel Bags
Once the sugar scrub is mixed well, you can fill the pretzel bags. They tend to be a little long so we cut them down with scissors about 1 1/2 inches. Then carefully filled the bags with sugar scrub using long skinny spoons similar to these measuring spoons.
6. Use as a Centerpiece
They fit nicely into glass cylinder vases to use as a centerpiece.
Free Printable Sugar Scrub Labels
Did you like those adorable sugar scrub labels? You can print them for free right here!
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Essential Oil Tips
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