I love the idea of creating an apothecary style bathroom. It’s just as important for me to find and use the best natural beauty products for my body, as it is to find the best natural ingredients for my food. These apothecary style shelves and cabinets with the pretty, unique bottles of various shapes and sizes inspire me to build my own healthy sanctuary in the bathroom.
Many of us have hobbies, and if we are lucky we have our own space dedicated to those hobbies! Some people have their garage filled with tools and cars, others have an artists studio. I have my apothecary in the garden! Originally this was a log building on a local farmers property, but 20 years ago my grandparents took it down and reconstructed it here. They then built a pioneer garden around it and eventually the herb garden and salad garden. At one point, when many visitors used to stop in on weekends to see the garden, my grandmother added running water and electricity and turned it into a tearoom. As a child I served cherry pie, egg salad sandwiches and tea to guests! This year I have begun to transform it into my personal apothecary and study room. There’s a beautiful breeze that passes through and with the herbs so near it’s a perfect place for me to test my concoctions!