This past holiday season I wanted to create something handmade yet functional that celebrated all of my lady friends. They are beautiful, strong women on the go who were all in need of a little TLC.
Whenever I am feeling like it is all just too much I like to retreat to the tub with a good book, some bath salts, and my toe poised on the hot water spigot to add more when needed without having to emerge from the bubbles.
I decided to create a small batch of bath salts with the intent of creating a sea themed label with a whimsical girly feel. My thinking was that even if they didn't enjoy baths as much as I do, the bottle might be something they would want to display.
Here is my initial mood board:
My process started with some initial pencil sketches and then I layered different inked elements with tracing paper to decide on the layout.
And here is the final label and application...