Epsom salts have long been used in homemade body scrubs, bath salts, and face scrubs, but have you ever tried using it to create some quick and easy winter decor? You can cover practically any item with some Epsom salt to give it a snowy, wintery feel. Check out these different ideas on how to use Epsom salts to craft your very own winter decor:
To make these snowy vases, scrub off the labels of your empty wine bottles and apply some white paint or primer. Then spray with some craft bond adhesive and roll in Epsom salts. Easy!
Get the tutorial from Cleverly Inspired.
Colorful Epsom Salt Luminaries
Just add some food coloring in whatever colors you like to get the look of these blue and green Epsom salt luminaries. Roll Mod Podge-covered glass jars in colored Epsom salt then spray with clear gloss sealer.
Get the tutorial from Crafts by Amanda.
To make these sparkly items just paint a plain white candle and foam balls blue, cover in glue, then roll in Epsom salt! This blogger cleverly used a rubber band to mark her stopping point on the candle.
Get the tutorial from Thrifty Parsonage Living.
Turn simple glass ornaments into festive holiday decor with a little Epsom salt snow and cut up book pages. We like the idea of using music sheets for this!
Get the full tutorial from Simply Klassic Home.
If you live in an area that doesn’t get snow you might want to add a little faux-frost to give your home a holiday feel. Mix together a solution of Epsom salt, water, and liquid dish detergent then “paint” it onto the outside of your windows!
Get the full tutorial from eHow.