Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Free Offer
The Best Blogger Craft Ideas 2015: Home Decor Ideas, DIY Jewelry, Easy Crochet Patterns and More

We've gathered up our favorite projects from our Best Blogger Contest to make this FREE eBook to help you create jewelry crafts, kids crafts, and so much more!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Latest Comments

Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea and Lavender Shortbread

By: Candace Jedrowicz and Candace Liccione

Homemade edible gifts are a great option for a neighbor, friend or loved one! Make Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea and Lavender Shortbread from Candace Jedrowicz for someone that needs to kick up their heels and relax. It's a comforting gift that will warm the soul.

Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea and Lavender Shortbread

Materials for cookies:

  • Butter (1-1/2 cups – softened)
  • Sugar (3/4 cup)
  • Flour (3 cups)
  • Vanilla (1 teaspoon)
  • Lavender flowers (2 Tablespoons – dried or fresh from your garden)

Instructions for cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 320 degrees. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the vanilla and lavender, beating until blended. Add the flour 1 cup at a time. Mix until the dough comes away from the sides of the bowl. Roll the dough into walnut size balls. Place about 2″ apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

    Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea
  2. Press each ball with a cookie press to about 1/4″ thick. Bake for about 15 minutes. The cookies will be slightly browned on the bottom. Using the cookie stamps: There are a couple schools of thought about this – use what works for you. I use the stamp for the first cookie without anything on it, then I dip it in sugar for each additional pressing. You could oil the stamp before pressing, or roll the dough balls in sugar before pressing.

    Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea and Lavender Shortbread

To clean the cookie press:

  1. NEVER USE SOAP ON THE CERAMIC PRESSES. Earthenware is porous and will hold the soap forever! Rinse with very hot water and use a soft brush (like a toothbrush) to remove any dough. Allow to dry before storing. Click here to purchase Candace J’s cookie presses at the Cool2Craft marketplace.

Materials for tea: 

  • Loose tea (spearmint, lemongrass, chamomile, raspberry leaf passion flower, elder flowers, roses, linden)
  • Tea bag
  • Optional: Plastic bag for gifting

Instructions for tea:

  1. Use a teaspoon of loose tea per cup, in a bag or strainer. Pour boiling water over the tea in the cup and steep for several minutes.

    Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea and Lavender Shortbread
  2. The Pamper Me Tea contains herbs that assist you when you need a break, need to allow yourself to sit down and have a cup of tea, read a magazine or a book, put your needs first and to enjoy herbs that help with anxiety, stress and are digestive and calming. The spearmint is yummy and gives lots of flavor, the lemongrass is culinary, antiseptic, anti- microbial, anti bacterial, antifungal, and has antioxidants, is good for stress, digestion, cramping, gas and is rich in minerals. The chamomile is very calming, is a gentle sedative, good for anxiety, insomnia, good for your nervous system and good for digestion. The raspberry leaf is just a wonderful female system herb. The passion flower is a natural tranquilizer and rejuvenates you if your nerves are shot, good also for colds and insomnia and nervous headaches, elder flowers are warming, roses are added for flavor, for loving yourself, and are full of vitamins, and finally linden is good for nervous tension, is digestive, good for insomnia.

    Pamper Yourself Homemade Herbal Tea and Lavender Shortbread

For a comprehensive video tutorial, check out How to Make Stamped Lavender Shortbread Cookies.



Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Twist Scarf Crochet Pattern

You only need to crochet three rows for this easy crochet scarf. This free crochet scarf pattern will leave you with a lovely twirling… See more

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.