Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

| May 1, 2019 | 19 Comments

How to Really Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is dedicated to some of the hardest working and most patient people in the world. Moms are always there for you no matter what. They work hard to take care of their kids and to point you in the right direction so you can have a good start in life. Your mom will always be there when you need her for as long as she can, so why not go all out to show mom how much you really love her on Mother’s Day?

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

Here’s how:

1.Stop by and spend the day doing the things she wants to do. This is a great opportunity for you to talk and get to know your mom better as a person, not just the woman who took care of you growing up.

2. Tell her with a quote engraved in a bracelet or heart necklace. The words you choose will be a constant reminder of your love.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

3. Take her out to lunch, just the two of you. She’ll love spending this quality time with you catching up on things.

4. Tell her how much she means to you. Nothing beats giving your mom a hug and saying, “I love you” and “I’m thankful you’re my mom”.

5. Get creative and write her a poem or make her something you know she could use like this Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap. Moms love homemade gifts from the heart and when you choose something useful, she’ll love it even more.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

*You can get all of these soap making supplies at Michaels. You can also find similar products on Amazon.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

Supplies:

  • ¾ pound Shea Butter melt and pour soap base
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops vanilla essential oil
  • Large measuring cup (Pyrex is great)
  • Spoon or wooden popsicle stick
  • Rectangular soap molds (3)
  • Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

Intructions:

Step 1. Sprinkle some lavender flowers into the molds.

Step 2. Cut soap base into cubes (this can easily be done with a butter knife), and place in measuring cup.

Step 3. Microwave for 30 seconds. Stir very well. If not completely melted, repeat for 10 second intervals until fully melted.

Step 4. Add essential oils.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

Step 5. Stir lavender flowers into mixture.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

Step 6. Pour mixture into the soap molds.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

Step 7. Spray lightly with rubbing alcohol. This helps to prevent bubbles.

Step 8. Let set for about 30-60 minutes and remove from mold.

Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap

The best gifts are not always something you can buy. Sometimes, sharing your time and companionship is what mom really wants. Talk, laugh and spend time together not just on Mother’s Day, but all year long.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. That really sounds like it smells amazing. Homemade gifts are extra special.

  2. micheline says:

    Thank you for the soap recipe, didn’t realize soap was so easy to make.

  3. Erin N says:

    This is so lovely! Homemade gifts are the best kind of gifts <3

  4. Lynda Cook says:

    These are pretty cool, and a nice gift from the heart and made with love!!

  5. Shirle says:

    I think that this is a awesome idea and smells lovely

  6. JoKing says:

    I had no idea it could be this easy. Lavender is a great comforting scent too. DIY here I come!

  7. Robyn Brooks says:

    mmm lavender & vanilla !!

  8. cottagebunny says:

    I love recipes like this one and trying them out.I also love essential oils and lavender is one of my favorites.Thank you. 🙂

  9. Fan R. says:

    This look like amazing made gift for Mom!

  10. Calvin says:

    Perfect, lavender is actually my mom’s favorite

  11. Kristi says:

    I think that the homemade and creative gifts are the best. It shows a lot of thought and the love comes through 🙂

  12. cottagebunny says:

    Lavender is my favorite scent and I love wearing it in my essential oil beads. This recipe is so appreciated. I can’t wait to make some soap.

  13. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    One of my daughters (an adult) made lavender soap and gave me one, they do smell fantastic. 🙂

  14. Shirley says:

    This looks like it smells amazing

  15. Angela Duku says:

    Lavender smells so amazing,definitely want to create this homemade soap one day

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