If you’re looking for an easy way to cut out plastics, then this DIY is for you! By using natural ingredients, you can create a reusable, eco-friendly Beeswax Wraps. It’ll keep your food fresh, whether it’s covering leftovers in your fridge or wrapping your sandwiches for lunch. To start, you’ll just need to choose 100% cotton woven fabric. The best part is you can choose fun prints and colors to go with your decor.
DIY Beeswax Wraps
What you’ll need:
- 1 cup of Beeswax
- 2 Tbsp Pine resin
- 2 Tbsp Jojoba oil
- Large glass jar
- Pot to boil water in
- Baking Tray
- Baking paper or aluminum foil
- Soft bristle brush
What you’ll do:
- Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees.
- Cut your fabric into desired sizes.
- Boil a pot of water on the stove, then reduce to a simmer to keep the water hot.
- Fill a glass jar with your Beeswax, Tree resin, and Jojoba oil. Set the jar into the pot of simmering water and stir until the mixture melts.
- Line a baking tray with aluminum foil or baking paper. Lay your pieces of fabric on top.
- Put 2-3 Tbsp of your wax mixture on your fabric.
- Put your tray in the oven for a couple of minutes to let the wax to melt completely.
- Take your tray out of the oven and use a brush to evenly spread your mixture over the fabric, making sure to soak all four corners and the edges.
- Hang your fabric to dry, about 5-10 minutes.