If You Like Lavender, You'll Absolutely Love These Easy DIYs

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If you love the scent, the look, or the benefits of lavender, here are some DIYs you'll want to try. While we're big proponents of using lavender essential oil in our bedside diffuser, we've also discovered the power of using this soothing herb in a variety of DIYs for the home. So, if you're in the market of making things that'll bring calm and relaxation into your living space, let this roundup be your guide.


1. An eye pillow for better sleep and rest.

Using dried lavender buds with lavender essential oil, this pillow is perfect for tired eyes.

2. Beautiful bath salts to use before bedtime.

Your body can soak in the bath salts' healing minerals while you soak up the relaxation.

3. A calming mist to freshen your linens.

Spray this scented mist on your pillow at night for sweet dreams. Or, at the very least, sweeter smelling dreams.

4. Goat's milk soap for soft skin.

You can use this moisturizing soap on your face, body, and even your hair.

5. A scented room spray for your home.

This spring-scented room spray is simply a breath of fresh air.


Laurie Gunning Grossman, Hunker’s editorial director, caught the California boho minimalist bug. So, she bought a cream-colored couch. And she also lives with two kids and two dogs, so we’ll see how that decision pans out.