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Last year, one of my customers requested a Valentine’s Day themed soap. We eventually decided on this simple rose clay feather swirl soap with hearts on top. I made the soap again this year but used a slightly different essential oil blend (actually my favorite blend ever). I also made a video on how I …
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In this month’s Great Cakes Soap Challenge, we had to create a batch of cold process soap using a method called the dirty fluid pour. The dirty fluid pour technique is actually a really cool method of pouring acrylic paint. Our guest teacher was Joanne Watkins of Nature’s Potions Handmade Soaps.  Joanne came up with a …
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I decided to make a beer soap for Fall using my favorite beer, a dark stout. I added oatmeal and cocoa powder to create my chocolate oatmeal stout beer soap. I also created a video showing how I prepared the beer, removing the carbonation and lowering the alcohol content. :) I made this soap a …
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During the Ombre Great Cakes Soap Challenge, I made an extra batch and filmed the process.  I created a really short video on how I made the soap. :)   **** RECIPE **** Olive Oil – 42% Coconut Oil – 25% Shea Butter – 10% Sunflower Oil – High Oleic – 10% Cocoa Butter – …
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This month’s Great Cakes Soap Challenge involved learning a carving technique called intaglio (pronounced in-tal-yoh). Intaglio is defined as an engraving or incised figure in stone or other hard material. We had to apply this technique to bars of soap, carving a design into each bar. For my design, I decided to create a little landscape …
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  This month, the goal for the Great Cakes Soap Challenge was to create an ombre colored soap. I decided to attempt this by using a soap pouring technique I’ve never tried before – the column pour. I wasn’t really sure how this would turn out, but I’ve always wanted to try a column pour. …
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I finally finished the video for my other secret feather swirl soap. I made this soap for the Great Cakes Soap Challenge a couple of months ago. Unlike the feather swirl soaps I’ve made in the past with a more diagonal, wispy look, this time I used dividers. If you’d like to see more details and …
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In the Great Cakes Soap Challenge this month, we were asked to create a rustic soap with packaging. What seemed like a simple and straightforward task at first has ended up being one of the hardest challenges for me. I almost didn’t make a soap, but then my chickens gave me an idea. So with their help, some favorite flowers, …
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The Great Cakes Soap Challenge this month was to create a feather swirl in cold process soap. We could make either a reverse feather swirl or a secret feather swirl or both. I decided to do both and intended to enter the natural category. Intended is the key word here. I actually made the soap in time but …
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I created a very simple soap combining cold process and melt and pour. This soap was going to be my entry for the Great Cakes Soap Challenge (CP + MP Soap) last month, but I just ran out of time and was unable to finish. I recorded the whole process, so I decided to make …
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