Unique Ways To Wrap A Gift In The Finest Festive Fashion

Bella Breakdown The presentation of a present is just as important as giving the perfect gift but you don’t have to be Martha Stewart to be a perfect present wrapper. These unique yet simple wrapping tips will leave the bottom of your Christmas tree looking picture perfect. Reusable Shopping Bags Instead of using a simple paper bag, you can use a reusable shopping bag for bigger or multiple presents. This is an instant upgrade from the traditional gift bag that can be reused multiple times and even tote all your presents. Wrapped Present With A Pocket Fold There’s more...

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Celebrate The Holidays Safely With These Protective Party Tips

Bella Breakdown The holidays are right around the corner everyone is excited about getting together with your loved ones but the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way we host social gatherings. We provide a guide on healthy hosting practices for parties to spread the holiday cheer safely. Invitations Every party starts with the invitation and gives you the chance to let your guests know about the recommended health guidelines including what will be requesting or providing guests such as personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer. This can also give you the chance to request guests to get tested...

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IKEA Supports Bee Population With DIY Bee Home Kit

Bella Breakdown The flat-pack furniture company IKEA is offering a DIY kit to create a Bee Home to help support the bee population from one of its innovation hubs, Space10. The Bee Home is designed to create a safe space in several sizes and styles for bees to support the population numbers for bees. Users can choose the ideal style, size, and desired place for the DIY Bee Home online, then share those designs with a makerspace to build their dream bee home. Bees are threatened by low population numbers that can lead to extinction and conservation efforts are...

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Bring Out Your Inner Mother Nature With These Garden Tips

Bella Breakdown Make the most out of your home by creating a wonderful, welcoming garden for a relaxing outdoor space. We suggest a couple of gardening projects that can instantly upgrade any outdoor space that will make you want to spend more time outside. Fragrant Scent Garden Bringing a fragrant boost to your outdoor space with flowers and plants with strong scents to enjoy everywhere. Some plants that provide unique scents include lemongrass, citronella, lavender, and honeysuckle. Butterfly Water Feeder   One of the easiest ways to achieve having a butterfly garden is to create a butterfly water feeder...

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DIY Sweet And Spice Scented Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Soap

Bella Breakdown Print Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Soap This fun DIY project gives you the chance to create your own soap with scents that are perfect for colder weather. This soap is also great for people with sensitive skin with nourishing oatmeal and goat's milk. Yield: 2 soap bars EquipmentSoap Base (silicone recommended)Microwave-Safe Measuring Cup or Bowl Materials3-4 drops Cinnamon Essential Oil10-12 drops Apple Fragrance Oil (or essential oil)5.5 oz. Goat's Milk Soap Base2 tbs Quick Oats1/8 tsp Ground Cinnamon InstructionsWeigh and cut 5.5 ounces of the goat milk soap base. Place goat milk soap in a microwave-safe cup or...

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Crazy Crafts You Might Have Never Considered Trying

Bella Breakdown Whether your a crafting pro or a creative novice, there are all sorts of new crafting projects to explore including some that are less popular but totally should be. We breakdown some of the less popular craft projects that you’ll want to try once you know more. Paint by Diamond This is a more sparkly version of the classic paint by number project and is offered in a convenient kit that contains all the supplies you’ll need for your project. When you’re done it makes for a great piece of wall art for your home with many...

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DIY Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer With This DIY Tutorial

Bella Breakdown   DIY Hand Sanitizer If you're looking for hand sanitizer then this tutorial could help you make some from home. There are also a variety of optional ingredients to customize your hand sanitizer. Print Recipe Pin Recipe EquipmentMini FunnelSmall Spray Bottle (2 oz.)Small Mixing Bowl Ingredients  2 tbsp Carrier Oil Of Choice (coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil, or jojoba oil)1 bottle Rubbing Alcohol (90% proof or higher)1 tsp Aloe Vera (optional for thickening formula and moisturizing)1 tsp Vegetable Glycerin (optional for thickening formula and moisturizing)10-15 drops Essential Oils (optional - lemon, orange, rosemary, tea tree, cinnamon, geranium)10...

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Celebrate National Crayon Day With These Fun DIY Crayon Craft Projects

Bella Breakdown Today is a day worth celebrating one of the most beloved pieces of childhood craft projects, colored crayons. In celebration of National Crayon Day, here are a couple of craft projects using crayons for fun colorful creations. If you have a bunch of broken or worn down crayons, you can melt down the pieces and create a new crayon. The best part is that you can choose what shape and color crayons you want to create, a fun option is to get a lego brick mold so you can use them for drawing and building. There are...

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