If your wedding day was anything like mine it will probably be the one day in your life that you have more beautiful flowers around you than you know what to do with!

Which is fantastic, it’s beautiful, it’s one of the perks of a wedding day… BUT what do you do with those beautiful (cough* pricey) flowers once your day is over?

Well you could take some tips from our ‘how to make your wedding day less wasteful’ post or you could dry them and make this glorious milk bath.

This is a very easy DIY project and really makes for pretty gifts. Christmas gifts, Mother’s Day gifts, Wedding day thank you gifts. (So Just imagine how cool it would be to have a few of your thank you cards accompanied by a pretty little bottle of bath milk that you made with your own wedding flowers.. I mean I’m done and I didn’t even attend your wedding)

You will need:

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup Epson salt
  • 1/4 cup dried rose petals (I put more because they are pretty and why not)
  • Red food colouring
  • Rose essential oil
  • A blender
  • A pretty Jar or Bottle

Runaway Romance | Rose petal Milk Bath

Mix the powdered milk, Epson salt & 2 drops of red food colouring together in the blender until a pretty pink.

Runaway Romance | Rose petal Milk Bath

Put this aside.

Roughly blend your rose petals. (so they don’t have to be full rose petals but they also don’t have to be dust)

Runaway Romance | Rose petal Milk Bath

Add the rose petals, 5-7 drops of essential rose oil to the milk mix and combine until even.

Runaway Romance | Rose petal Milk Bath

Now you place it in your chosen jar. I made a very low tech paper funnel to help me get my mixture into this thin necked bottle. Make sure the bottle is clean and DRY before you add the milk mix.

Runaway Romance | Rose petal Milk Bath

Tip: The wow of this rose petal gift really is in the presentation…so dry a few full roses to hang on the outside of your bottle once done.

Runaway Romance | Rose petal Milk Bath

This is personally one of the best Rose petal DIY’s I have done for gifts. The others were rose petal body scrub and  sweet rose petal oil So how did you find it? Did you love it or hate it? Will you be adding this to your thank you cards or Christmas gift list?

I want to know either way.

Much love


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