Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Christmas Wrapped Soap and a Towel

Hello Everyone!  It’s so hard to believe that Thanksgiving will be here in a couple of days!!  I’m sure most of you are like me and have a list of things to do before hand. 

In the meantime, I wanted to share with you a cute and inexpensive way I dressed up the extra soap in the guest bathroom for Christmas. 

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I wrapped the soaps in a brown paper bag and added a Merry Christmas graphic to each one of them.  I created an aged look to them by using distress ink and then tied with jute twine.  I also made a towel using the same  graphic. 

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I ordered the Merry Christmas graphic from an Etsy shop called Antique Graphique

Have any of you ever heard of or used Scentsicles?

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They smell wonderful!  About a week ago, I tucked one of them inside some greens and my guest bathroom still smells like pine!!  There are six scented ornaments in one container.  I bought my Scentsicles at Michaels and Lowes.  However, Lowes has the best price at $2.00.

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I’m just about done with Christmas decorating.  All I need to do is put the finishing touches here and there. 

If by chance I don’t get another post up before Thanksgiving, I would like  to thank all of you for being such a wonderful part of my life!   And for that I am thankful!!

Gail

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23 comments:

  1. Very pretty, Gail! Love that graphic. It all makes for a nice touch of Christmas in the bathroom. I haven't started decorating yet, although I'm itching to! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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  2. A very Happy Thanksgiving to you as well!! We love having you as part of our lives. I love that little extra touch in your powder room.
    Never heard of scentscycles. Must check out our Michaels/Lowes. Thanks

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  3. Gail, what a lovely touch for the guest bath! I haven't seen the Scentsicles...they sound like a wonderful way to discreetly add fragrance to a space. I'm going to look for those here. Thanks for sharing. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. What a beautiful greeting for guests. Love the graphics.

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  5. Your wrapped soap and towel adds such a lovely personal touch in your bathroom.
    Mary Alice

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  6. What a lovely soap display for a guest bath! I love the smell of pine, especially this time of year. I have not heard of these. One year I thought I had heard on QVC about some kind of electric strand of scented ornament lights you could buy that made your artificial tree smell real. Only, I could never find any info about them so I gave up looking and figured I must have dreamed the whole thing up. haha! I will definitely be looking for these scentsicles though! Thanks!

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  7. The soap and towels are so pretty and a lovely touch for the guest bath. I have never heard of scentscicles. I love the scent of pine.
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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  8. Pretty Gail. I am equally thankful to now you my friend. I have put up our tree today with CC's help and am so tired. Thankfully it is done and now just the tweaking. Happy Thanksgiving, Olive

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  9. Well whadya know? I just saw those Scentsicles in the store and wondered if they really work. Now I know and will go back to get them! The soap is really cute.

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  10. Oh that is so cute! That would be a darling hostess gift!
    Thank you for sharing. :)

    ~Liz

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  11. I love your soap and towel.It looks so pretty in your guest bath. I bought the scent sicles too! I bought them at lowe's. They do smell great. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

    Kathy

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  12. Morning Gail! Just beautiful as always. I've been wanting to try the soap wrappers ever since you posted your soaps with the sheep!! The towel looks perfect with these.

    I did buy some of the scent sticks and you are right they are a nice subtle scent. I didn't pay $2.00 though...should have gone to Lowes instead of Home Depot!!!lol

    Happy Thanksgiving,
    Sincerely Jeannette

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  13. So very pretty Gail! I can't believe your almost done decorating for Christmas...maybe you have the right idea:)
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  14. “ Happy Thanksgiving “ My dear friend to you and your family..Many Blessings..Hugs and love Gloria

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  15. Wow! Very Pretty! Happy Thanksgiving! Looking forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas! I would love for you to see my centerpiece at my Thanksgiving table :) I am visiting you from Savvy Southern Style!

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  16. I love it! You're so creative...and I know your guests will love the special touches. I wondered about the Scentsciles ~ so glad you shared. I will definitely get some now.

    Have a blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!
    xo
    Pat

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  17. Gail, your soap and towel will make a lovely gift! You did a beautiful job embellishing the soap bag!

    I did hear of the scentsicles... good to know that they work!
    I would love you to share your DYI at TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS tomorrow! Link goes live at 8:00 pm.
    Happy Thanksgiving, Gail!

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  18. That's such a sweet idea to wrap up the soap so prettily, I love the towel, too. I have never heard of the Scentsicles, I wish I had before I came back north, I could have picked some up at Lowe's possibly.
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours and I can't wait to see all of your lovely Christmas decor.
    Love and hugs, Cindy

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  19. So pretty I wouldn't want to use them. love that towel. Thanks for the tip on the scentcicles - need those.

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  20. I'm so envious that you're done :) We are starting today! Thanks for the tip on Antique Graphique, what a great site. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Looking forward to seeing all of your Christmas decor.
    xo, Andrea

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  21. I must do things on the cheap but loved, loved, loved your graphic. Maybe our "Graphic Fairy" can provide us with this beautiful graphic.

    Happy Thanksgiving to all.

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