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10 dreamy peppermint DIYs youll want to keep all to yourself
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Youll be seeing red and white swirled peppermint all day, everyday. - photo by Emily Cummings
DIYs and peppermint are all the rage right now, so why not go all out?

I mean, you could live with putting a candy cane or two in your hot chocolate, but wouldnt the holidays be so much better if that red and white mint was found in your kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom?

With crafts this cute, you will want to test them all out (and quite possibly keep them all to yourself).

Monogrammed in mint

Hang up a cute monogram wreath bursting with Christmas spirit on your front door this month.or go one step further. Spell out the word JOY to put in your living room. You can also make darling ornaments to hang up, make a classic round wreath, or anything else you can think of.

Full tutorial for the monogram wreath here.

Scrub n salt

No need to spend money for a spa treatment with a jar of your own DIY salt scrub.

With just a couple of ingredients and a few minutes of your time, youve got a deliciously smelling scrub that pairs perfectly with a hot bath.

Feel free to mix up the oils you add in too; peppermint is great for the holidays, but grapefruit for the summertime or lavender for a relaxing scrub would also work perfectly.

Soak it all in

Soak in the holidays by tossing in a handful of peppermint bath salts. You could package the white and red salts into a little jar and tie it up with a ribbon for a neighbor or friend. You could also keep the whole batch to yourself.

Candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup

You are going to want to eat everything you can think of out of this peppermint bowl. They are a cinch to make, and you will be able to whip up a set in no time.

Imagine the possibilities of having a set of peppermint bowls; youll be able to host the most fabulous ice cream party, or serve holiday candies in a bowl thats hard to beat.

The soft glow of the holidays

There is nothing like lighting a couple of candles to help you see the beautifully falling snow. You can amp up the holiday spirit even more with these easy to make peppermint candles.

If you are more into the hot-glue-gun kind of crafts, get the peppermint candle effect by gluing the little candles on the outside; both are sure to please.

Smooth and minty

You can kiss dry winter skin goodbye with a delightfully minty (and easy to DIY) shea lotion. Snag a couple of ingredients and a darling little jar to put it in and gift (some) away.

Like the bath salt scrubs, any other type of scent youd like to add in would work wonders, but the peppermint really brings in the holiday spirit.

Pass the peppermint

Rub a dub dub in a peppermint tub with homemade peppermint soap. Soap may seem a little daunting to make at home, but this recipe makes it so simple.

A swirl of red food coloring gives it a festive look, but its the peppermint oil that really makes it extra special if youd like to leave it out.

Minty shower melts

Melt any holiday stress with minty shower melts, easily made with just 3 ingredients; seriously. Corn starch, water, and a few drops of peppermint oil is all you need before steamy, minty, shower bliss.

Eucalyptus also works wonders if your holidays are feeling more like the cold and flu part of the year.

Peppermint play

You might think this peppermint play dough is meant for kids, but have you actually squished the soft and minty material in your grown up hands? You will want to double the recipe so you can have your own batch to play with while the kids are occupied with their batch. Find the instructions here.

Mint-tree" fresh

The snow falling outside creates beautiful winter wonderland, but that same magic is just as easily made with a forest of these peppermint trees. Find the full instructions on this website, but all you will really need is a glue gun, those cute round peppermints, and something to glue them on.

Hopefully, these 10 DIYs are just what you need to truly get your peppermint fix this holiday season.