These rose and vanilla bath salts make very affordable homemade wedding favours for your guests, plus they look super pretty! They would be perfect for a Spring or garden wedding.

You can also try other scent combinations like orange oil and dried rosemary if you want something that suits the boys too.


What you need:

– Large bowl.

– Measuring cup.

– 3 cups Epsom Salts. You can get these from the supermarket or pharmacy.

– 1 cup dried rose petals.

– 30 drops vanilla essential oil.

– Jars or bottles to package the salts in.


Combine the salts and rose petals in the bowl. Gradually add the essential oil and mix well to combine. Spoon into jars and seal.

Makes 4 cups.


Images and tutorial by emerald + ella


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I’m Jane Howard, the girl behind emerald + ella – an online shop and blog which encompass a world of beautiful, eclectic things. I’m also a recipe writer, food stylist, vintage collector, New Zealander, married to an Aussie boy, aspirational crafter, wine drinker, pulled pork sandwich lover and basically just a girl who likes pretty bits and pieces.