Updated: Aug 22, 2021
I am looking forward to making this craft box! Bath bombs are such a nice treat and I intend to try these out on my 8-year old and 10-year to get them smelling vanilla buttercreamylicious!
Everything in the box is pre-measured and labelled but I like how the quantities are included on the instruction sheet if I'd like to make these again.
There are a few things you will need from the kitchen to get started. Step 1) Sieving and stirring the first four ingredients together - easy peasy.
Step 2) Melt the coconut oil in the microwave ... information on how long this would take might have been helpful but I figured it out in the end :) Then I added the SUPER fragrant vanilla buttercream oil (you can choose your preferred 'flavour'). The kitchen is starting to smell AMAZING!
Step 3) Add the oil to the dry ingredients very slowly. I also used a spray bottle to add a teeny amount of water to help the mix combine. The texture is supposed to resemble wet sand ... so I sprayed more water ... and a little more water .... there was some light fizz from the citric acid ... and then the mix started to come together and hold its shape when squeezed into a ball.
Step 4) Fill each side of the bath bomb mould and squish together to create a round ball. Full disclosure here - I think I MAY have added too much water to the bath bomb mix as it was clumpy and the two halves of the mould refused to stick together! A little trial and error helped fix this ... I found it helpful to overfill each side of the mould and then SQUISH together so the mix is more firmly compacted into shape. Eat your weetbix, you'll need some strength here haha!
Step 5) Lightly twist the moulds apart and voila! I did it!
I love how this craft box also includes packaging and labels. These bath bombs would make a very sweet handmade gift and bonus! they smell DELICIOUS!
This box made four bath bombs in total and I used every single bit of mixture. The pre-measurements are very accurate making this craft project less about 'thinking' and more about 'creating'.
BATH BOMBS AWAY! Fffffiiizzzzzzzzz ... and the kids smell delicious too!