Lavender-Chamomile Bath Soak Recipe

Lavender Chamomile Bath Soak

The following is a soothing herbal soak I created recently. It aims to relieve sore muscles and relax the body (and mind). This DIY bath soak recipe uses dead sea salts and Epsom salts, both containing high levels of magnesium. The magnesium in the salts is a great way to relax the body. Bathing in […]

Simple Lavender Salve

dried lavender

This lavender salve is one of my all-time favorite things to make. It smells divine, but is not over powering. Perfect for dry hands, it also relieves rough patches on elbows and knees. The best part: it is EASY to make. This recipe only contains 4 ingredients and a few simple steps. If you have been intimidated […]

20 DIY All-Natural Face Cleanser Recipes

20 DIY Face Cleanser Recipes

Making your own facial cleanser is much easier than you might think. Often it doesn’t actually involve any making; just select the right ingredient to gently massage into your skin. A number of cleansers can be created with one ingredient! Any of the following can be used alone as a face cleanser: Honey Oil Yogurt […]

How to Make Magnesium Lotion

DIY Magnesium Lotion

This recipe for magnesium lotion comes from Healing With God’s Earthly Gifts: Natural and Herbal Remedies.  Many of us are deficient in magnesium. If you are deficient you may have headaches, loss of appetite, nausea, restless legs, insomnia, irritability, anxiety, depression, high blood sugar, muscle cramps, or vomiting (among other things). One great way to get magnesium […]

50 Homemade Gift Ideas {and DIY Packaging tutorials}

50 Homemade gifts and DIY packaging tutorials

If you’ve been around here long, you know my fondness for homemade gifts. I’ve always thought that homemade gifts bring a sense of love and care with them. Knowing that someone took the time to create something with their own hands has a way of making you feel special. I’ve compiled a list of 50 […]

How to Make 100 Natural Body Care Gifts in an Hour!

bath tea bags

How would you like to get most of your Christmas gifts made in one hour? You can. In fact, you could make more (I’ll explain how in a minute). Tonight I made 100 gifts in one hour and I’m going to show you exactly how you can do it too. The end result will be: […]

How to Make a Simple (and Natural) Hand Lotion


With the winter months approaching, you might find yourself with dry hands. Indoor heating and cooler weather are notorious for drying out skin. Keeping a nourishing hand lotion within easy reach is helpful in keeping scaly, lizard-skin at bay. Most store-bought lotions don’t fit my natural standards, so I find it easier to make my […]

How to Make Chocolate Peppermint Lotion Bars

chocolate peppermint lotion bars

These lotion bars are one of my favorite things to make. They smell delicious and moisturize very well. My goal here at A Delightful Home is to only share tutorials for homemade products that are simple and easy. These chocolate peppermint lotion bars fit the bill perfectly. I’m not exaggerating about them being simple and […]

How to Make Calendula Salve (and why you should)

ho to make calendula salve

Calendula. A humble flower, with many uses. Also known as the pot marigold, calendula is highly favored for its skin healing properties.It is also excellent for sensitive skin, making it perfect for using with babies and children. Making a salve allows us to harness the calming and anti-inflammatory powers of this wonderful plant. The best […]

How to Make Dried Lavender Pots

how to make dried lavender pots

If you haven’t guessed, I like lavender. I like the way it smells, I like the way it looks. Lavender is a wonderful herb for treating many ailments. It dries easily and stays beautiful for a long time. Making it perfect for indoor decorating. It’s rustic look adds a pleasant, homey style to any room […]