Today we are making something that can be sold in " au bonheur des dames " Bath salts used to be a much appreciated gift in my family so I wanted to try and make some of those. I had some pretty big bottles and I felt they were just right for storing bath salts that would be sold in smaller containers later.
Bath salt is very easy to make in miniature . It all starts with some sea salt or rock salt. Just a little makes a whole lot of bath salt. It will be a good idea not to use the bigger pieces for they will look very big in 12 th scale .
Then ofcourse you want your salt to have a pretty color. For me this very easy method works very well .
Put the salt in a small container and grate a little bit of chalk or oil pastel over the salt. I just used my exacto knife to do this.
Just give them whole thing a real good stir using a dry brush till your salt is a nice color. You can add more color if you want to by adding some more chalk or pastel .
Here are some of the bath salts I made. They look pretty in glass bottles . Using one colour is nice but layering different colours looks smashing too. Add a nice label if you like and you are done.