Grow and Make DIY Maker Blog
Here’s an exclusive look at the newest DIY kit we are creating at Grow and Make. It’s called the Lip Balm and Lip Scrub DIY Kit.
We are gearing up for Cinco de Mayo this year with a quick and easy salsa verde recipe! This Mexican salsa recipe is the perfect addition to any Cinco de Mayo menu and only requires a few ingredients.
Frequently Asked Questions about Fermentation for the DIY enthusiast. Our questions include dill pickles, hot peppers, kimchi, perserved lemons, salsa, sauerkraut, scrap vinegar, tomatoes and watermelon pickle rinds. Q: What is the difference between Pickling and...
Musing from the owner of Grow and Make: Will Johnston I am a big fan of a Manhattan cocktail. Using bitters is an important component. If you've ever wanted to make your own cocktail bitters at home, we have this article on DIY Cocktail Bitters. What I'm...
Use this free download and tutorial to create your very own DIY heart shaped gift box for Valentine’s Day!
We have two new articles today that we hope will inspire your creativity. DIY Holiday Gift Wrap Ideas DIY Twine Pom-Poms
First, you are going to need some pretty fall leaves. Take a nature walk, bring a basket, and have fun picking out a variety of colors and shapes Lay down some newspaper or something to protect your work surface from dripping beeswax. Heat up beeswax until it is...
Here at Grow and Make we are constantly looking for new ways to perfect the kombucha brewing process. Every kombucha brewer is unique in their approach and it is always fun to learn from each other! That being said, there are many time-tested tips and tricks that will give you great results every time. We’ve compiled a list of our most asked questions so that you can start brewing incredible batches of kombucha at home!
DIY Alcohol Infusions with Mixology Cocktail Recipes Supplies needed Mason jars, or large glass bottles with secure lids Alcohol of choice (typically vodka, bourbon, brandy or rye) Infusion ingredients (included in your kit) Fresh fruit, herbs or additional spice...
Making cocktail bitters is a fun way to make distinctive flavors and a high quality bitter. You will need: 3 Cardamon pods, 3 whole cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks, 5 dried apple slices A mason jar with a tight fitting lid (at least 8 oz) 4 oz (about 1/2 cup) of high ABV...
One of the our favorite tricks for our DIY Soap Making Kits is to add dried lavender buds. If you want a textured side to the soap, just sprinkle the herbs across the top of the soaps before they completely cool. If you want to make soap that has an exfoliating...
Deluxe Hot Sauce
DIY BBQ Sauce
DIY Cocoa Butter Soap
Sugar & Salt Scrub
Garden Kit for Kids