Top Ten Chocolate-Themed DIYs

Chocolate. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Do you love chocolate? We love chocolate! So why not kick off the day with some chocolatey DIY tutorials to satisfy that sweet tooth. With these chocolate DIY tutorials, you can make all manner of chocolatey things. Some of these crafting projects are, of course, more practical than others and applicable to areas like: beauty and personal health. Others are mainly designed for the sheer enjoyment of finding an excuse to consume any and all chocolate. So whether you like making chocolate related crafts or you just want an excuse to consume massive amounts of chocolate, we’ve got you covered with these ten DIYs. So grab a pen, some paper, and your sweet tooth and get ready to make some amazing chocolatey crafts!

Chocolate Souffle Whipped Body Butter

 

Seeing as how the smell of chocolate is one of the most beloved scents, it seems only appropriate that you can create a personal health care product that makes you smell like chocolate 24/7. However, the best part of this is that you can keep your skin soft and silky while smelling like a chocolate bar from heaven. With this chocolate body butter, your moisturizing routine just got sweeter. To make this decadent body butter, you will need the following: 1 cup of shea butter, 1/2 a cup of coconut oil, 1/4 a cup of cocoa powder, and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.

Chocolate Sugar Scrub

 

If you’re not into the moisturizing body butter, how about a chocolatey delight that cleanses your skin? This chocolate sugar scrub is super easy to make. So if you’re still looking for a chocolate satisfaction and you want to improve your skin, try making this chocolate sugar scrub at home. In order to make this sweet sugar scrub you will need: 1 1/2 cups of brown sugar, 1/2 a cup of granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder, 1/2 a cup of coconut oil, and 1/4 of a cup of almond oil. It takes five minutes to make and even less time to enjoy.

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

 

During the chillier months, it’s nice to relax and sip a piping hot cup of cocoa. So why not make your own hot chocolate mix? It’s simple, it’s quick, and it’s easily accessible for when you need to satisfy that sweet tooth. To make this delicious beverage mix, you will need: 2 cups of powdered sugar, 1 cup of cocoa powder (milk or dark, it’s your choice), 1/2 a cup of dry milk (milk powder), 1 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 a cup of chocolate chips (optional). Mix all of your ingredients together, blitz up the chocolate chips if you end up using them, pour into your container of choice and enjoy! It’s the perfect stormy weather drink.

Magical Edible Chocolate Face Mask

 

No, you did not read this wrong. This is, in fact, and edible chocolate face mask. Dreams really can come true. If all skin care was edible, it’s fairly certain that a market for chocolate face masks would dominate the beauty department. So why not make it yourself and bring your dream of an edible, chocolate vehicle that much closer to reality. To make this face mask of dreams, you will need the following ingredients: 1/4 of a cup of unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/4 of a cup of honey, and 1/4 of a cup of yogurt (any flavor you want, really). Once you’ve made your gorgeous creation, slather it on your face and watch the magic begin.

White Chocolate Lotion Bar

 

When it comes to chocolate, there is nothing sweeter than white chocolate. Mix that white chocolate with some toasted coconut and you have a crowd pleaser. That being said, there aren’t a lot of products out there that are practical and white chocolate related, until now. With these white chocolate lotion bars, you can create a beautiful chocolatey moisturizer. Now you can say you bring chocolate to the bath with you. In order to make this delicious lotion bar you will need these three ingredients: 3 tablespoons of raw cocoa butter, 3 tablespoons of coconut oil, and 3 tablespoons of grated beeswax. You can also use beeswax pellets which is what this DIYer suggests so however you wish to proceed with the beeswax element is entirely up to you.

Chocolate Bath Salts

 

If you’ve ever had a dream of bathing and or swimming in chocolate, this is as close as you’re going to get to fulfilling that fantasy. Chocolate bath salts, are a delightful way to get freshened up. Whether you’ve had a long day at the office or you just want to take your time in enjoying your evening, you can use chocolate bath salts to achieve the ultimate peaceful bath. Who doesn’t want to bathe in chocolate to unwind at the end of the day? To make this amazingly satisfying chocolate bath salt, you will need the following: a mixing bowl, a container to keep the bath salts in, 1/2 a cup of Epsom salt, 1 tablespoon of baking soda, and 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder. Enjoy the soak, the lovely, chocolatey soak!.

Chocolate Peppermint Chapstick

 

When the weather gets colder or when it gets too dry, you can feel your lips beginning to chap as soon as you step outside. To combat this issue you can make your own chapstick, but not just any chapstick, chocolate and peppermint chapstick. The holy grail of flavor combinations can now be made easily into a chapstick. To make this heavenly life saver, follow the easy recipe at oneprojectcloser.

Chocolate Orange Lip Balm

 

Another gorgeous flavor combination is chocolate and orange. So why not bring a little of that heavenly combination with you everywhere you go? This chocolate orange lip balm is the perfect moisturizer for the avid chocolate fanatic. To make this too-good-to-be-true lip balm, you will need: 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, 1 tablespoon of cocoa butter, 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil, 2 tablespoons of beeswax pellets, and 1/4 of a teaspoon of bergamot essential oil. Moisturize in good taste, friends.

Chocolate Brownie Candle

 

We all know that chocolate is one of the most heavenly scents around. In fact, it’s so delicious you often may wish that your home could smell like a chocolate factory all the time. Well, it can, with a homemade chocolate scented candle. The beauty of this DIY craft is that once you’ve made one, it will last for long periods of time. To make this baker’s dream candle, you will need: 2 cups of soy wax flakes, corn syrup, a mason jar (they suggest a half pint size), chocolate sprinkles, 2 cubes of chocolate brownie pecan pie wax (apparently these can be found at Walmart), and candle wick. No longer will you have to buy chocolate chip cookies to make your home smell like chocolate. Of course, you can buy them anyways for double the chocolatey aroma.

Chocolate Galaxy Bark

 

Now is the time where we get to the tutorials that actually involve eating chocolate after you’ve made it. We all know that chocolate is out of this world, so why not take it a bit further and make galaxy chocolate bark? You’ll be glad you can satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make treat. To show your cosmic love for this decadent treat, you will need these ingredients: 1 ten ounce bag of black candy melts, 1 cup of purple candy melts, 1 cup of blue candy melts, and some edible glitter. Mix, melt, and above all, enjoy!

For the avid chocolate fanatic, any excuse to make something chocolate related (or to consume chocolate for that matter) sounds like a great way to kill some time. So whether you’re into white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or any other chocolate-flavored combination; you will be thankful you had the chance to make these chocolate-themed crafts.

If you’re interested in more chocolate related crafts or you’ve already made everything on this list, you can click the links at the bottom of the page for more ideas. You can also check out the many sellers here on Artfire.com who specialize in the culinary arts or culinary related products by clicking on the “Food and Drink” category under “Home and Living”. You can also find tasty personal care items, like the ones you’ve read about here, in the  “Bath and Beauty” category. Also, be sure to check the many social media accounts here on Artfire for any additional, spontaneous inspiration.

If you want to share your chocolate creations with us, take a photo, record a video, or simply post about it on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We’d love to see the wonderful chocolate creations you’ve come up with. Happy National Chocolate Day, everyone!

Written by: Ella Ford

 

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