This purple rose petal lemonade is naturally colored and scented with fresh rose petals! Rose petal lemonade is an easy, refreshing, cooling drink on hot summer days. You’ll only need three ingredients for this pretty purple lemonade: fresh rose petals, sugar and water! Continue reading Purple Rose Petal Lemonade
I was surprised when I found Victorian recipes for hairspray! 😀 In Victorian times, hairspray was called bandoline which was used to set curls. Victorian hairspray was made with quince seeds, gum arabic or gum tragacanth. Here I tried a Victorian recipe for ‘Rose Bandoline’ made with gum arabic and rosewater. Continue reading DIY Hairspray Recipe – Victorian Rose Bandoline
This is method 3 of my short series about how to make rosewater at home: This time I made ‘real’ rosewater – rosewater hydrosol (here you’ll find method 1 – heat infusion and method 2 – cold infusion).
Rosewater is a by-product of the distillation of rose petals to make rose oil. My tutorial is for distilling rosewater without a still at home. Continue reading Homemade Rose Water Hydrosol
For this natural blush you only need 2 ingredients: starch and pink or red roses! Just gather some fresh, organic roses and you can make your own natural rose blush! 😀 Continue reading Homemade Natural Rose Petal Blush Recipe
Because the water, which I used for the Victorian otto of roses recipe, smelled so wonderful of roses I came up with this rose water made by cold infusion. Continue reading Homemade Rose Water – Method 2 (Cold Infusion)
I tried out three different methods to make rose water at home. The first method I tried is rose water made by heat infusion. Continue reading Homemade Rose Water – Method 1 (Heat Infusion)
I’ve sewn a wrist wallet with pink and silver brocade fabric. Continue reading DIY Pink Brocade Wrist Purse With Fabric Rose