I had this on my list last year and checked it off around this time of year, but I loved it so much I made sure to add it back to the list this year.
I made nearly the same one but left our the peppermint this year. After reading some effects of peppermint it can be very invigorating… which absolutely can be a good thing but when trying to make a blend for pain relief I wanted something that was calming. So I just blended eucalyptus and lavender. Both are said to have calming and pain relief aspects to them.
I still have major nerve pain and inflammation my hands on a regular basis, so I’m hoping using this blend can help with that.
For those that have never made a blend, it is pretty simple. I always research what oils blend well together and for what purposes and then use the recipe with a carrier oil, usually fractionated coconut oil.
This is all I needed to make my new blend and I am already using it!
I found a lot of other recipes I cannot wait to try out this year too!
So yesterday was truly hitting two birds with one stone! I have been planning on knocking this one off the list for sometime and when I saw the Pinterest task and came across the DIY Mason Jar Herbs I knew that was the one for me.
So definitely check out my post from yesterday!
I had so much fun creating an herb garden. I only have three right now but plan on making and planting a bunch more.
I have been looking forward to getting crafty this year and was super excited to find this little project: Mason Jar Herb Garden. There are a ton of different ways to do it, and a ton of different examples on Pinterest… I kind of just looked at a lot and did it my own way.
I’m really happy with how it turned out! Now let’s just hope I get some greens!
I bought mason jars at the grocery store! 12 for just $8.99!
I had some hemp left over from other projects. So took a hot glue gun and got to work.
Then I took a sharpie (blue was all I had) and wrote the names of the herbs I was planting on the jars.
Add some river rocks and potting soil, the seeds, and then another thin layer of soil.
I didn’t really like that the names didn’t pop off the jar once the soil was in so I went out and got an acrylic paint sharpie in white. It blended with the sharpie color (which I didn’t expect but really love!)
And viola! I have some herbs hanging!