Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm, Free Printable, Video Tutorial and Target Gift Card Giveaway

Thank you OnlineLabels.com for sponsoring today’s hour-or-less project.

Good morning, friends!  I’ve got a fun DIY for you today that is probably a lot easier than you think.  Have you made your own lip balm before?  I’ll be sharing the basic formula with you, the process, and also – how to truly make it yours with personalized labels from OnlineLabels.com!  This “queen Bee” theme makes for great girly party favors or gifts for teens, tweens, girlfriends – you name it!

"Queen Bee" Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm Party Favors | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love this blend.  It’s moisturizing, with a bit of gloss to it.  But what I loved even more was making it sassy, with a “Queen Bee” theme!  I used the perforated lip balm tube labels (the kind that separate when you use them for the first time, so your friends know they’re the first ones to open them) but there are all kinds of lip balm labels available, including some for round pots and non-perforated tube versions as well – just search “lip balm” on the OnlineLabels.com site for several options!

You can personalize your labels any way you like to match your party theme – use your theme colors, add your own images and text, your guests’ names, even a nod to an inside joke.  If you want to keep it super easy, though, I’ll share the printable template that I used for my “Queen Bee” labels.

"Queen Bee" Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm Party Favors | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

(just click the image to open a .pdf download in a new tab)

To make your own beeswax lip balm, you will need just a few things:

  • Small saucepan
  • Small glass measuring cup – this must be heat-safe, and preferably have a handle that can hook over your pan
  • Measuring spoon(s)
  • Protection for your hand – a potholder, heat glove, etc.
  • Lip balm tubes or pots
  • Small Funnel (optional)
  • Beeswax
  • Coconut Oil
  • Vitamin E Oil (optional – acts as a preservative to extend shelf life)
  • Peppermint oil (optional – for flavor/tingle)

"Queen Bee" Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm Party Favors | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

There is so much room for variation to make this recipe your own!  The video below is part of this week’s Crafty Hangouts – a craft-along team of video bloggers.  Check out CraftyHangouts.com for party-themed ideas using print-at-home labels all week long.  You can catch videos going up all week with the same theme.  My idea is just one of many on the party theme!

OnlineLabels.com is also sponsoring a great giveaway today!  Just use the Rafflecopter form below to be entered to win one of three $100 Target gift cards – you can enter now through July 27, 2014.  Note: Prize fulfillment by OnlineLabels.com, not Happy Hour Projects.  Void where prohibited.

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Thanks for joining me today!  Do you have any other DIY party ideas to share? Leave a comment below with your favorite DIY tip!

"Queen Bee" Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm Party Favors | Video Tutorial at www.happyhourprojects.com

 This is a sponsored post brought to you by OnlineLabels.com, but the project ideas, photos, printables and video offered today are all my own.

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Comments

    • says

      Man – isn’t that the truth! Besides, I feel like planning in advance lets me enjoy the whole party process more. The actual party is over within a few hours, but enjoying the prep makes it last longer. :)

  1. Mary karas says

    This is the kind of project my daughter and granddaughter would do as gifts. Great DIY.

  2. shandra says

    Hi, thanks for you lovely post, I have a question for you… How do you know what size lip balm label to order?

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