Let's Make Fragrance Jelly Jars
To make the Fragrance Jelly:
1) Fill a container with
16 oz. of distilled water.
2) Pinch of table salt
(optional, see step 7 below)
3) Add 1 teaspoon of the
Water-Gel Crystals (Medium Blend).
4) Stir in 2-4 teaspoons
fragrance oil. Water based scents work just as well.
Some fragrance oils suppliers will cause issues so test on a small
5) Add a few drops of food
coloring for desired color. Food coloring is found at your local
Mix with liquid before adding crystals or stir in
after gel has absorbed the liquid.
Use which method that provides the best color
effect that you desire.
Another method to color the gel is with
cake icing coloring which is found in most craft stores and is available
numerous colors – stir into your
jelly until desired color is achieved.
6) Mix all ingredients and allow to sit for several hours.
The crystals will soak up the water and expand into little
gel-like pieces. Makes enough to fill two 8
oz. Jelly Jar with Fragrance
7) The addition of a pinch of
salt has been said to help preservation and may help prevent the cloudy
that sometimes occur over time.
Jelly jars look cute with lace, or thin material in the lids,
(using only the rim and leaving out the middle piece).
This helps keep dust off your smelly jellies.
Pick a material that goes with your product theme, such as
Or you could pick a material to match the
scents, like fruits, flowers, etc!
9) You can also use Fragrance
Jelly in potpourri warmers for an even stronger scent!