Made It #5

~I love Pinterest and would like to make one thing that I find on Pinterest every week. Since I have a lot of pins, that I've just pinned and only that, I hope this will be a way to reduce the amount of pins on my boards. It can by anything, from cooking to crochet and from sewing to papter crafts. Just small projects that doesn't take weeks to make~ 

And here's the scrub I promised to make last week!

In the end I used the scrub I found on Pinterest only as inspiration, because I sticked to my own recipe. Instead of olive oil, I used cocos oil. For the ginger I didn't use essential oil, but fresh grounded ginger. Keeps your skin youthful, they say, and who doesn't want that? To give it some color, I used a couple of drops of yellow and green food coloring.

So here's my tutorial:

1 part cocos oil

1 part sugar

a couple of drops lemon grass essential oil

fresh grounded ginger (I used a 10 cm root)

some drops of yellow and green food coloring

Just mix the ingredients and you're set!


A while ago my eye fell on this great hat. My daughter (and I, too) love plaid shirts and now I found a matching hat! We didn't have much of a winter this year (or the five years before, for that matter), but you can wear a hat just for beauty, don't you agree?

You can find the pattern here, in case you want to crochet along


  1. wow! Lemon Grass and Ginger ! I can smell the fabulous aroma now! Can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing! #HomeMattersParty

  2. Love the smell of lemongrass! Thanks for sharing:)

  3. What a fabulous idea it was to use freshly ground ginger. Ginger is great for just about everything.

  4. Sounds like it would be wonderful to use! Thanks for sharing on the Pleasures of the NW's DIY Party!

  5. I love the scrub you made and thanks for sharing it at C&C with J&J! :)

  6. I love scrubs and will definitely have to make this one. Thanks for sharing at the Family Joy Blog Link Party this week!

  7. Sounds wonderful - I love lemongrass! I'm visiting from Thursday Favorite Things - Have a lovely day!
    PS - I also wanted to invite you to link up to my blog hop called "You're the STAR" :

  8. Hi Liz, I bet the lemongrass scrub is amazing. Thanks for sharing at the #InspirationSpotlight Party @DearCreatives Pinned & shared.

  9. That's really neat that you are trying the things you've pinned. I bet that scrub is wonderful. Can't wait to see the buffalo check hat when you're finished.

  10. This looks great! I bet it smells great, too :)


  11. This sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing it with SYC.

  12. This wonderful post is a GARDEN feature on the March You're the STAR blog hop:
    Thank you & please link up your most recent posts!


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