Craft Project: Mother's Day Bath Salts

Show Mom how much you appreciate her by giving her some homemade bath salt for Mother's Day.

Approximate Time: Less than 1 hour



  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 10 drops essential oil
  • food coloring
  • clear bottle with lid
  • funnel
  • spoon
  • small bowl
  • white card stock
  • foam or silk flower
  • pen
  • scrap piece of ribbon


Stir together salt, soda, and oil in a small bowl. Add some food coloring and mix well. (Make several different colors and layer them in a bottle, if desired.) Use a funnel to pour the salt into a clear decorative bottle.

Create a gift card using card stock decorated with a flower. Attach it to the bottle with ribbon with the following instructions: Pour 2 or 3 tablespoons into running bath water to make skin feel smooth and soft.

By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC

May 6, 20090 found this helpful

Very nice!

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May 7, 20090 found this helpful

Love this! I'm posting this to my blog!

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May 12, 20090 found this helpful

Love it! I would have never thought of this :)

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