Best wedding favors ideas of 2021 for your special day!

There are many reasons why couples offer wedding favors. It is a thank you gesture to your guests and you provide them with a memory of your happiness. As you approach the last few months before your wedding, you will start your search for wedding ideas and choose the right materials for your wedding favors. From mini jars of homemade jam to personalized cards, eco-friendly options and much more, there are many types to choose from.

The first step in choosing the perfect wedding favor is to calculate your budget, as their average cost is around 200-300 euros, according to a survey of more than 27,000 newlyweds who got married in 2019. Next, choose the type of gifts that you want to give, whether they are edible gifts, cute souvenirs or something else. Your preferences should also match the theme of your wedding, whether it is rustic, glam, classic or beachy.

If you are looking for unique ideas for your wedding, do not worry! We have provided you with everything you can imagine. Explore these top suggestions for your special day.

Lollipops!
Yes you heard right! Lollipops are a classic children’s treat, but they could also be a wedding favor, either for a wedding or a christening. Choose flavors that most people like, for example chocolate waffle or classic cherry!

 

Cheesecake jar with seasonal fruits!

You can try different desserts for example tarts, chocolate pudding, vanilla custard and so on!
Refreshing and summery!

Keychain with opener

Beautiful, humorous and original!

Cute cases for salt and pepper!


A bonbonniere higher in cost but very impressive!

Beautiful decorated jars with honey!

For sweet marriage life!

Mini bottles with antiseptic gel!


Relevant and useful!

We hope you find our ideas useful and creative.

Some general recommentations on favor decoration items, jars, pouches, and serving items.

Natural after-sun care for sun-burns and dehydrated skin

We all know how important it is to protect our skin from sunlight. Causes premature skin aging, skin cancer and unsightly moles. But sometimes we may not use sunscreen with the right protection uv number for our skin type and still suffer the consequences. Below you will find some natural moisturizing ingredients that will moisturize and care for your sun-damaged skin.

Aloe. When it comes to sunburn, most people look for aloe vera. It is the most common natural remedy for burnt skin and not to mention… an extremely easy to maintain houseplant.

Lavender essential oil. Lavender is an excellent cooling essential oil for healing skin and burns. This oil has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties that quickly relieve sunburn. With its antibacterial properties, it can also protect the sunburn from infections.

Yoghurt. Apply cold yogurt to the burn for 10 minutes to help your skin cool down. Take one that contains many probiotics that will help restore the natural barrier of your skin and apply a thin layer over the sunburn. Greek organic yogurt would be a good choice because thanks to its lactic acid it is considered anti-inflammatory.

 

Vinegar. Use white distilled vinegar or apple cider vinegar. There are many options to apply it on your skin. Filling a spray bottle with vinegar and water to spray on your skin. Immerse a cloth in vinegar, tightening the cloth and tapping it gently on the affected areas. Or with a cool bath with diluted vinegar. Is there anything vinegar can not do!?!

 

Tea. Fill a jug with hot water and pour in three bags of black tea. The tannic acid and theobromine in black tea help to remove heat from the sunburn. Other compounds in tea, called catechins, help prevent and repair skin damage. You could also make a tea bath and soak it inside.

Potato peels. An old remedy for sunburn mentioned in many ancient therapies is potato peels. They provide the necessary moisture, have natural antibacterial properties and help in healing.

Cucumber. To restore your skin with a cool cucumber, use your blender. Mix a frozen cucumber in a slightly thick texture and then apply it on the burned areas. You could also put sliced ​​or sliced ​​cucumber on sunburned eyelids and skin for some local relief.

We hope you found our tips for dehydrated skin useful and that you pay attention now in the summer with the high sun rays. Always use sunscreen!

Spring kid-safe decorations DIY

Spring is coming and you are thinking of decorating your balconies with beautiful seasonal plants and at the same time, keep your children busy with something creative and without much expense. We have a practical idea for you !!!  With a few jars, empty coffee boxes or medium-sized tapers, you can make the most colorful compositions and other useful items. The only materials you will need are young plants or seeds (herbs, spices, flowers, etc.) dye, a brush, old newspapers and a few small stones.

DIY plant pal

All you have to do is transfer the plant to a mason jar / taper or even a cut bottle that you previously painted outside by first placing a few stones inside for drainage.

DIY Pencil case

Same process as above, just decorate a tall jar or coffee box. If you want you can stick a magnet on the outside to keep your paperclips in order.

 

DIY Candlestick lantern

Truly one of the most exotic outdoor decorations are the transparent lanterns. If they are painted in vibrant colors they emit colorful pastel lighting.
You will need transparent jars (whatever sizes you have), a few pieces of newspaper, stones and tealights.
You can also hang them with string on the railings of your balcony.
Place pieces of newspaper at the base of the inside of the jar and wet them lightly to stick them (so that the stones do not slip). Throw a few stones on top and the tealight or large candles on top.

You will find all kinds of jars, vases, ribbons and other decorative elements at vaza.gr

 

DIY Products for eco cleaning

Many of our cleaning products we use almost daily are as harmful to our health as they are to the planet.
It is best to make some of our own products with materials that are already in our kitchen drawers to protect ourselves, our children / pets and the nature around us.

White vinegar
Vinegar cleans about like a simple all-purpose cleaner. All you have to do is mix vinegar with an equal amount of water. This solution will disinfect and neutralize all odors. It is also an excellent material for cleaning stainless steel surfaces.

Apple cider vinegar
If you add a couple of spoons of baking soda to the apple cider vinegar you can make your bathroom (tiles, sink, faucets, floors, etc.) sparkle. Where there is dirt, simply spread some of the mixture and scrub with a soft cloth.

Soda
With soda you can make your sink shine again! Clean it with some soda on a piece of cloth and then wipe it with a dry cloth. It will automatically look like new.

Lemon juice
Like vinegar, lemon can be used to clean many areas in your home. It removes salts and soap residues from the bathroom, while it can be used to give shine to copper items. In fact, if you mix the lemon juice with baking soda and vinegar you can create a mixture for cleaning dishes. Lemon is also a natural bleach.

Alcohol
Alcohol can permanently remove markers from the floor or wood. All you need to do is put a small amount on a cotton ball and smear the stain. Alcohol also effectively removes marks from bathroom mirrors, whether it is lacquer, toothpaste or makeup.

Lavender and tea tree essential oils:
These two oils are natural antimicrobials with antiseptic properties, while they have a subtle aroma. Add a few drops to a bottle of water, vinegar and borax and you will have a powerful cleanser whose action can be well compared to the products you buy in the supermarket.

General cleansing product for the house:
Dissolve and mix half a cup of vinegar and 1/4 cup of baking soda in two liters of hot water. The solution is stored for a long time and cleans windows, mirrors, calcium deposits in taps and ceramic tiles. Vinegar is used to remove grease and mold. For fats we can even use lemon juice. Use baking soda as a cleaning powder, and enhance it if necessary by mixing with vinegar.

Instead of toxic air fresheners:
Use herbs or essential oils because they are herbal products that cleanse, disinfect and perfume every corner of the house and some of them like mint lavender and Louisa are among the best insect repellents.

The best for cleaning are:
Grapefruit, lemon, lavender, orange, cypress, louiza and rosemary.

For disinfection the most suitable are:
Grapefruit, tea tree, thyme, lemon, lavender, eucalyptus, bergamot, louiza.
For shine the lemon, the grapefruit, for polishing the cedar, the sandalwood, the cypress and for the dazzling white the sage.

The best deodorants and fragrances are:
All citrus fruits, rose, geranium, lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus and marjoram. You can use them either in infusions (boil the herbs, drain them and use water) or by adding 4-5 drops of essential oils in a liter of water.
To exterminate cockroaches:
Put baking soda along with a little sugar on a small saucer and put it in the cupboards, behind the fridge or where they frequent.

Another method to repel ants and annoying insects is to pour lavender essential oil or plain vinegar where they frequent.

At our site you will find jars and bottles with vaporizer pumps and pumps in many designs and sizes to store your natural cleaners safely and practically.

DIY autumn decoration ideas

Autumn decoration ideas with natural resources

October has arrived and autumn has made its appearance. So, since the landscape has now taken on the colours of the autumn palette, it is time to add a warm touch to the decoration of our house! Of course, since a seasonal decoration won’t stay in our space for a long time, it is not worth wasting a lot of energy and money for it. For this reason, in this article, we will present some ideas for a quick and handmade autumn decoration.

Autumn leaves
To begin with, a trademark of autumn is the yellow-orange leaves, which of course cannot be missing from our decor. These autumn leaves can be used in countless ways to upgrade the decoration of a space. So, a very simple way to decorate the living room or kitchen table, if they have removable glass, is to place dry leaves under it.

 

 

Autumn composition with candles
Also, for the decoration of the living room or any other surface is to make various small compositions with a natural object. For example, we can put some jars of candles between dry leaves. Another beautiful idea that reminds us of autumn, is a composition with dried fruits. The process is simple. We will need some fruits of our choice, such as apples, bananas or oranges. After cutting them into thin slices and soaking them in lemon juice, we need to leave them for an hour in the oven at 100 degrees. After removing the fruits from the oven, we can place them on a tray along with a few cinnamon sticks, a ribbon, and candles in earthy colours.

Jar with pinecones
As we said, it is not worth wasting much time and money on a seasonal decoration. In any case, sometimes the simplest ideas can prove to be the most impressive. So, the next idea that we propose, is a very simple composition with pinecones. To implement this idea, we will need a vase, pinecones (depending on the size of the jar) and a set of fairy lights. So, in this simple way, a characteristic piece of autumn becomes part of the decoration of our house.

 

All these very simple materials can create many more decorative details if we just use our imagination.

DIY hand sanitiser with 3 ingredients!

Make your own hand sanitiser quickly and easily!

As the urgency of our personal care and hygiene never stops, the use of hand sanitiser has now become part of our daily routine. For this reason, today’s article is about making a homemade hand sanitiser with three simple ingredients.

We all recognise how important it is to wash our hands often. Especially after the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the efforts for the benefit of our personal hygiene have increased. However, it is not uncommon being unable to wash our hands with soap and water. 

Thus, using an antiseptic is the only way to get rid of germs. Below you will find instructions for making a hand sanitiser with aloe base based. Also, pay close attention to the tips you will see below as they can make the whole process easier for you!

What we will need:1. Aloe
2. Alcoholic lotion
3. Lavender and tea tree essential oil
4. Bottle

How to make it:
a) In a bowl or food bag (see tips) place 3 tbsp. of aloe and 1 tbsp. alcoholic lotion.
b) Mix your base very well and add alcoholic lotion if the mixture is too thick.
c) Add half teaspoon tree oil and 7-8 drops of lavender oil and mix well.
d) Transfer the mixture to a bottle.

Tips:
I. In order for your sanitiser to have a successful effect in killing germs, the alcoholic lotion should have a strength of at least 60%, and preferably 99% as it will be mixed with aloe gel.
II. The use of lavender and tea tree essential oils is not random. The lavender essential oil has healing and antiseptic properties. Tea tree oil, on the other hand, fights germs and has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect.
III. If you want your antiseptic to have spray form, you can add a larger amount of alcohol, in proportion to the aloe. Spray bottles can be found here.
IV. For a more comfortable transfer of the mixture to the bottle you can prepare your antiseptic directly in a food bag, opening and placing it on a bowl. So then, you will be able to cut off the corner of the bag and make a nozzle that will facilitate the pouring.
V. If we want to colour our antibacterial gel, we can add soap colour.

And so, there is no longer any excuse for dirty hands!

Choose eco-friendly paper bags for your business!

The choice of paper bags and gift bags for your business is what makes your business stand out from the rest.
It gives the final touch of quality and care to your goods. The bag is the final stage of selling and it completes your business image. When your product is properly packaged with premium quality paper bags, you can attract more customers. This is why you should consider them important. They will help in promoting your brand to the target audience.

Customers don’t just buy goods. They buy all the shopping experience in a store. Reception, service, courtesy, smile, neatness are all included in the shopping experience, as well as, quality and prices. Upon completion of the purchase comes the only thing customers have not seen before, the paper bag or gift bag. It’s the moment to make an impression and earn them with the overall image of your business.

Paper bags are recyclable

Recyclable materials are widely used lately. The tendency to select bags from recyclable materials has been increased and they are now widespread. Bags made from such materials are preferred because they can be reused. Furthermore, plastic recyclables materials, also give an alternative to the use of plastic.

So let’s all contribute to the environmental protection and choose to use only recyclable paper bags. Even such a small change in our consumer’s behavior can make the difference! We need to take care of our planet. Our concern will eventually affect the quality of all our lives and our planet will breathe again.

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