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How to make a lavender bath bag


Lavender scent is known for its relaxing, calming qualities. This simple, rustic bath bag will scent your bath water and fragrance the room.

How to do it

Lavender on muslin

1Take a handful of dried lavender and place it on a square of muslin. Chop the stems to size if necessary.

Tying muslin around dried lavender

2Take the four corners of the muslin square and tie them together securely.

Bath bag tied to the bath tap

3Tie some string around the bag to secure it. Then hang it under the bath tap so hot water can run through it.

Adam's tip

Pick lavender for drying when the flowers are just about to open.
Tie a bunch of stems together with string or a rubber band. Hang it in a warm place away from direct sunlight, e.g. an airing cupboard. It can take up to 10 days for the stalks to dry out completely.

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sara-milner2008 24/11/2011 at 15:28

Oh my God, what a cool idea for next years stocking presents!

Sheilaghmabeela 24/11/2011 at 15:28

Only just registered and getting ideas already and can't wait to get out there and ~DO IT

Pauline Short 15/08/2014 at 05:32

Great little tip's for the amateur gardener like me!